After official found avian flu in small flocks of chickens in the Pacific Northwest, a number of countries banned the import of some or all U.S. Poultry no cases of the disease have been found in commercial flocks, the poultry industry is watching.
California is branded as the state with happy cows, but increasingly, not necessarily happy dairy owners. For many of them in the nation’s No. 1 dairy state it’s getting tougher to make a living, that’s why some are some selling their cattle and heading to the Midwest.
Harvest season is over. And for the Midwest’s biggest crops, it was a big one. With winter setting in, the race is on for farmers to ship out their harvest so it’s not left out to spoil, but that’s created a traffic jam on the rails and the highways.