Animals & Livestock
Beef cattle
The expansion of the nation's cattle herds for the first time since 2007 is largely the result of record-high cattle prices and the availability of more abundant feed, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.
Farm scene
A team of Purdue University faculty, staff and Extension educators will lead a U.S. Department of Agriculture effort in Indiana aimed at supporting new and beginning farmers and ranchers.
Two marine white leg shrimp that were raised in a biofloc system. (Purdue Department of Forestry and
A new Purdue Extension publication can help both beginning and established marine shrimp farmers make their operations the most productive and cost-effective they can be in an industry that is growing and becoming more competitive.
Cattle in winter field
Cold stress on beef herds should be addressed for animals during the winter to maintain necessary body condition going into the calving season, a Purdue Extension beef cattle specialist says.