Mark Wilson

Mark grew up in a small town in Southern Ontario, Canada where he worked on farms as a teenager. With degrees in History and Journalism from Western University and Algonquin College, he was destined to write. He moved to Central Illinois in 2011 and feels right at home because he’s surrounded by corn and soybeans as far as the eye can see.

At FBN, Mark is the Content Marketing Manager where he strives to create compelling stories that speak to the needs of farmers who want to become more independent and profitable.

Jul 26, 2023

by Mark Wilson

Managing heat stress in cattle during the hot summer months is a vital part of maintaining a healthy herd. Providing effective relief for cattle in hot and humid weather will prevent heat stress and improve overall cattle performance.  [Fill out the form here to watch the webinar.] How to Manage Hea

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How to Properly Implant Cattle

Jul 24, 2023

by Mark Wilson

Cattle implants have revolutionized the beef industry, offering a safe and effective method to enhance performance and profitability in cattle operations. With a high return on investment (ROI), enhanced growth rates and improved feed efficiency, implants have become an indispensable tool for produc

Jun 23, 2023

by Mark Wilson

When it’s time to start thinking about grass turnout, there are a number of factors to keep in mind in order to keep your herd healthy and maximize your ROI as a producer.  In our June Lunch ’N Learn webinar, Dr. Erica Nagorske and Dr. Spencer Wolter, both practicing veterinarians with Southwest Vet

May 24, 2023

by Mark Wilson

As summer approaches -- and with it, fly season -- it’s a good time to discuss all things related to pinkeye and clostridial disease. Keeping livestock risk management strategies top of mind year round can also help proactively address the risks that come with livestock production.  Learn from the E

Apr 24, 2023

by Mark Wilson

The FDA’s five-year action plan includes the GFI 263 which supports antimicrobial stewardship in veterinary medicine and was started back in September 2018.  Products that fall under this action of over the counter (OTC) medically important antimicrobials, are not being removed from the market but r

Feb 13, 2023

by Mark Wilson

Trying to decide what seed to buy isn’t always an easy decision. Knowing what seed varieties are going to work best on your operation is determined by a number of factors. So how can you decide which seeds will work for your farm? We’ve developed our FBN Seed Selection Playbook: How to Use Data t

Jan 27, 2023

by Mark Wilson

Our ‘Why I Chose  FBN ’ series features stories from employees across different roles, teams, and geographies on how they got to  FBN , what it’s like to work here, and how their teams help fulfill our mission of putting Farmers First®. When did you join FBN , what is your current role at FBN , wh

Jan 24, 2023

by Mark Wilson

Field trials can show you what works and what doesn’t work on your ground. Planning your trials and managing them throughout the season will help set your operation up for success. DIY Precision Farming Guide: Running Your Own On-Farm Field Trials will help you better understand why conducting on-f