Slaughter capacity and exports

Weather in our region of the US continues to be cool and wet. I just reviewed the on-line data from the University of Minnesota Southern Outreach and Research Center at Waseca and rainfall since May 1 is above normal. Thanks to a warm June and early July growing degree units are still slightly above normal in spite of temperatures averaging as much as 5 degree below normal the past few weeks. At least in this region corn and soybeans look great. Read More...

Miracle League

As many readers of this blog know, I retired as a Professor of Animal Science and Extension Swine Specialist from the University of Nebraska 11 years ago. We relocated to North Mankato, Mn in order to access the social services and life time care agencies in this community for our youngest daughter who was born with a major birth defect. Read More...