Briefing Room

  • 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
  • Dec 3, 2014
    press release

    New biological herbicide can control cheatgrass

    Cheatgrass may have met its match. Finally....More
  • Dec 3, 2014
    press release

    EPRINEX pour-on gets a makeover

    Don’t be surprised when you up on dewormers and can’t seem to find EPRINEX. It’s there. It just has a new look....More
  • Nov 25, 2014
    press release

    Farmland Documentary Movie Available Via On-Demand Digital Platforms

    It has impressed audiences, both urban and rural, since its debut. Now, the movie Farmland, Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Moll’s feature length documentary, is available for rent and purchase via On Demand platforms. The wider availability of the movie provides more people with the opportunity to view the film from their own homes and digital devices. The film’s move to digital platforms took place  in November, following a successful four-week run on Hulu.com and Hulu Plus. ...More
  • Nov 25, 2014
    press release

    Win The Microbe War With Silage Inoculants

    There’s a war being waged on your operation. And it’s as close as your silage pit. Producing quality silage means winning a war fought on a microscopic level between “armies” of microbes. Inoculants help reinforce the beneficial bacteria in this fight. These products are often lactic acid bacteria (LAB) that provide an efficient front-end fermentation to maintain feed quality and stability. There are many different LAB inoculants to choose from, and growers should select a product that fits: 1.     The crop being ensiled,...More
  • Nov 21, 2014
    press release

    Standardize The Methodology And Diagnostics To Improve Animal Disease Testing

    Animal disease outbreaks have always been a concern of both veterinarians and cattle producers. And veterinary medical diagnostic laboratories have always been key in helping veterinarians quickly determine the problem so a treatment protocol can be implemented.  ...More
  • Nov 20, 2014
    press release

    Merial Releases Parasite Control Video

    It’s long been known that an effective parasite control program improves cattle health and welfare and helps cattle producers’ bottom line. Now, Merial has released a video to help producers access up-to-date information on strategic parasite control and the impact it can have on their operations’ bottom line.   This video segment, “The bottom-line impact of improved parasite control,” explains why parasite control is one of the most important herd-management decisions producers make each season.1  ...More
  • Nov 20, 2014
    press release

    What Are The Three Big Challenges Managers Face?

    One of the enduring aspects of agriculture is that each farm is as different and unique as its owner or manager. Yet, if you talk to those owners and managers about the challenges they face, you’ll find a constant—every operation faces management challenges when it comes to employees....More
  • Nov 20, 2014
    press release

    Prominent Ranches Step Up To Help Fund Program For Injured Cowboys

    A cowboy’s job is seldom easy—rewarding, fascinating, fulfilling, but seldom easy. And when a cowboy gets hurt, things become even tougher. That’s where the Working Ranch Cowboy Foundation (WRCF) steps in—to help working cowboys who are hurt and unable to work pay the bills until they can get back in the saddle....More

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