“U.S. farmers have long said they were willing to compete with farmers elsewhere on a level playing field, but they cannot compete with the treasuries of foreign governments,” the groups wrote.
In March of 2017, a wildfire spread across the Panhandle of Texas to Oklahoma, Colorado and Kansas.
As fresh produce growers learn about the Food Safety Modernization Act, many are confused by the difference between a food safety audit and an on-farm produce safety inspection.
Red Haven and other farm-to-table restaurants look for area growers who can deliver the highest quality meats and produce, and promote these farms to their customers.
When repairing ruts this spring, the objectives are to fill and level the ruts just enough to facilitate planting operations without causing further soil compaction.
Crops all over the world are susceptive to infection by fungi of various Aspergillus species, a fungus that produces secondary metabolites known as aflatoxins. These compounds have been implicated in stunting children’s growth, increasing the risk for liver cancer, and making people more susceptible to diseases such as HIV and malaria.
Cattle, fences, lives and homes were all lost in the fires. Texas Farm Bureau’s Gene Hall, describes the fires that swept through Texas a few weeks ago as a perfect storm.
Mecosta County’s Natalie Pennington is the recipient of Michigan Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer Agriculture Leader Award for 2017.
Michigan Farm Bureau's Inaugural Academy for Political Leadership took its participants to Washington DC March 16-17.
Michigan’s largest farm group has graduated another 18 outstanding young farmers from its marquee leadership development program, ProFILE.
“There’s this popular perception that urban places are better for bees because of the diversity of plants. This is showing that, at least in Ohio, the agricultural areas are actually superior and that’s despite the pesticide use that’s out there.”
Employers should prepare for immigration enforcement impact
For the third consecutive year, farm-sector profitability is forecast to decline based on the reports for 2016.
President Trump's plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) give rise to a number of questions about the future of trade between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
For the past 30 plus years, AgriBank, FCB (AgriBank) and affiliated associations have employed a benchmark system to monitor changes in land values and to identify trends in the agricultural real estate market.
Before we can look to next year’s crop, we still have to settle up for 2016.