Tim Petry, Livestock Marketing Economist at North Dakota State University Extension Service, passionately advocates for a strong livestock industry in North Dakota and credits North Dakota ranchers for raising the best livestock in America. Dwight Hofland, Pifer’s Vice President of Farmland Management, echoes those sentiments and applauds the North Dakota Livestock Producers for raising quality herds.
Tim Petry, with 51 years at North Dakota State University as a Livestock Marketing Economist, explains how the proliferation of corn acres in North Dakota has positively impacted the livestock industry. Corn and corn stalks are a valuable feed source for livestock and provide livestock producers an incredible advantage to feed livestock beyond the weaning process. Dwight Hofland, Pifer’s Vice President of Farmland Management, shares his 40-year experience as a farmer / rancher and Farmland Manager how the explosion of corn acres and other feed crops have provided livestock producers with the opportunity increase their profits.