USDA’s August Crop Production report provides the first survey-based estimate of corn and soybean yields, harvested area and production for the U.S. The objective yield and farm operator surveys were conducted between July 25 and Aug. 8 to gather information on expected yields as of Aug. 1. Please note, crop condition data is not considered in the calculation of objective yields.
Local dairy farm wins prestigious award ALPENA — Butterwerth Dairy recently was given a Platinum Award of Achievement from the National Quality Dairy Awards. The farm is owned by Larry and Paulette Werth and their sons Paul and Jeremy. This award is given to the top six dairy farms in the United States. Paul and Jeremy said the farm has changed and updated its practices after bovine tuberculosis infected their herd three years ago. “In 2015 the herd had a positive for bovine TB. So after a depopulation of
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