Milking the Secrets of Long Life in the Dairy Business

Tom Hall, Senior Agronomist, Rooster Strategic Solutions In 1981, Wisconsin was the top-producing dairy state in the country, a title it had held for decades, and nearly half of U.S. production came from farms with 80 cows or fewer. Today, milk production is dominated...

The Latest Attack on Corn Ethanol

Tom Hall, Senior Agronomist, Rooster Strategic Solutions Earlier this year, the petroleum industry said some soothing words about biofuels as being part of a Unites States clean fuels strategy. What has become clear in recent weeks is the petroleum industry meant...

USEPA to Revise Clean Water Act Rules for the Third Time

Tom Hall, Senior Agronomist, Rooster Strategic Solutions The 1972 Clean Water Act (CWA) established the basic structure for regulating the discharge of pollutants into the waters of the United States (WOTUS). Its administrative rules have been rewritten twice by the...

Imminent Threats to Agriculture: June 2021

Tom Hall, Senior Agronomist, Rooster Strategic Solutions Rooster is following issues that threaten production agriculture, ranking them from 1 (Low Danger) to 5 (Extreme Danger). The Imminent threats we’re following and changes from previous rankings: Ethanol Outlook:...

Imminent Threats to Agriculture: March 2021

Tom Hall, Senior Agronomist, Rooster Strategic Solutions Rooster is following issues that threaten production agriculture, ranking them from 1 (Low Danger) to 5 (Extreme Danger). The Imminent threats we’re following and changes from previous rankings: Ethanol Outlook:...