dairy farms

Perdue Gives OK to Emergency Haying; U.S. Dairies Visit Europe
**Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue has given the go-ahead for emergency haying on Conservation Reserve Program lands to help provide feed for livestock in drought-stricken areas of Montana and North and South Dakota.
Perdue authorized emergency haying to begin over the weekend, two weeks ahead of the normal…
Beef Exports to Equador; U.S. Milk to China
**U.S. Ambassador to Equador, Todd Chapman met with U.S. Meat Export Federation officials last week to discuss market conditions in Ecuador and ideas for expanding U.S. beef and pork exports to that market.
Ecuador reopened to U.S. beef in 2014 following a BSE-related closure that lasted more than 10…