Briefing Room

  • Jan 2, 2015
    press release

    Elanco acquires Novartis Animal Health

    Elanco is positioning itself as a global leader in the animal health industry, announcing the acquisition of Novartis Animal Health....More
  • Dec 19, 2014
    press release

    New Holland applauds Section 179 tax extension

    It’s official—the extension of the Section 179 deduction for 2014 is now the law of the land. New Holland Agriculture and Construction is pleased that the Section 179 legislation has been signed, which allows farmers and small businesses to immediately write off up to $500,000 in capital assets purchases (including farm equipment) instead of depreciating it over time. The bill passed the House and Senate, and was signed into law by President Obama on Dec....More
  • Dec 19, 2014
    press release

    Alltech Analysis: Mycotoxins Stealing Ruminant Returns

    If you’ve got silage in the pit, you may have mycotoxins, according to an Alltech survey. And if you do, you’ve got problems. According to the survey, this year’s North America corn silage crop contains a mixture of molds and mycotoxins, putting beef and dairy cattle at high risk for mycotoxin exposure and performance problems including a 3.5 lb. average loss in milk yield, according to a recent survey by Alltech....More
  • Dec 19, 2014
    press release

    Hereford association releases EPDs for udder quality

    Now it’s the ladies’ turn. With many EPDs focusing on the bull side of the equation, the American Hereford Association (AHA), with the release of its spring 2015 Pan-American Cattle Evaluation (PACE), has released two new expected progeny differences (EPDs) for udder quality....More
  • Dec 16, 2014
    press release

    New hybrid building now available

    Take your pick—steel or fabric. ClearSpan Fabric Structures, the industry leader in tension fabric structures, has added a new structure, The Hybrid Building, to its HD Building solutions. Hybrid Buildings now offer the option of steel or fabric side walls with the proven durability of Hercules Truss Arch Buildings.   Buildings are available up to 160’W for any application and feature industry leading 20 year warranty on the cover and a 50 year warranty on the frame.  ...More
  • Dec 15, 2014
    press release

    Merck cattle handling website adds new videos

    In an effort to give cattle producers access to information on the latest cattle handling techniques, Merck Animal Health’s Creating Connections has launched three new videos focused on acclimation, a term used to describe caregiver activities aimed at the management of relocating cattle or reducing stress during a change of cattle address....More
  • Dec 12, 2014
    press release

    First Kubota round baler sold in the world bought by Oklahoma farmer

    The Tulsa Farm Show was the place where Kubota history was made when Kubota Tractor Corporation commemorated the first official retail sale in the world of a Kubota round baler. The company introduced the second phase of its Kubota-branded Hay Tools, including round balers, bale wrappers, and disc mower conditioners, during its National Dealer Meeting this October....More
  • Dec 12, 2014
    press release

    Hereford association internships, ambassador program offered

    College students looking to gain hands-on, real-world experience in ag communications and youth activities are encouraged to check out the opportunities that the The American Hereford Association (AHA) is offering this summer.   Junior activities internship The AHA youth department is offering college juniors or seniors the opportunity to assist with the planning and execution of junior shows and leadership events and to gain experience in association work....More
  • Dec 8, 2014
    press release

    Record growth marks Farmers National anniversary

    The Farmers National Company is marking its 85th anniversary by celebrating record growth.  This growth has occurred since 2004 in an industry that has been fueled by record commodity prices, outside investment, strong export markets, ethanol production and low interest rates. Company officials attribute its success to targeted diversification, excellent client service and the ability to adapt to the changing agricultural landscape. Diversification also has led to the employee-owned company’s growth, including:...More
  • Dec 4, 2014
    press release

    Get a jump on winter manure problems

    Winter is hard on your horses and other livestock that stay in a stall or barn in cold weather. With extended hours spent indoors due to harsh temperatures and avoiding precipitation, the increase of many risks to farm sanitation, animal health and overall living conditions create a constant challenge of how to remove animal waste material or sanitize the stall or barn area....More

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