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Nowhere is there more change than in the energy sector. Electric bills now include the option to choose your fuel source.

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There’s an old adage in the feed business. It goes: “There are four rations: the ration on paper, the ration that gets mixed, the ration that gets delivered and the ration that gets consumed.”

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Two of the most common stray voltage and electrical issues on dairy operations are improperly grounded cattle waterers and improperly grounded electric fences.

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When their milking facility burned down in the early ’80s, the Franken family had two choices: They could rebuild or they could shift gears. They chose to shift gears and began custom-raising heifers.

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Crop managers and dairy managers with crops have been planning all winter for planting to arrive. Now it is time to be a doer (plant, spray, etc.). Right? Well, yes and no.

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The labor supply for agriculture has been changing in recent years. Some experts attribute this to stricter U.S. immigration policies and an improved economy in countries where much of the foreign-born agricultural labor originates.

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