Today's weather by Mark Sterling at MAC
The fallout of last Thursday’s WASDE is still being felt this week as all three have been unable to return to values notched pre-report.
A truly modernized NAFTA will use science-based rules that prevent and resolve unfair trade barriers allegedly erected in the name of protecting animal, plant or human health.
In the long run, the only way to compete successfully in the farming business dominated by commodity production is to be a low-cost producer.
Michigan’s cropland value decreased 1.1 percent from the previous year to $4,450 per acre.
The loans are for working capital and can be up to $2 million with interest rates of 4 percent for eligible small businesses and 2.625 percent for nonprofit organizations, and terms up to 30 years.
BPI claimed it was damaged by a month-long series of reports by ABC News about “lean finely textured beef” (LFTB) ABC referred to the product, used as a less-expensive component in ground beef, as “pink slime” more than 350 times.
USDA threw the commodity markets a curve ball with today’s Crop Production Report
Throughout the week, thousands of U.S. farmers markets will highlight the range of produce, fruit, meat, dairy and specialty products available from their local and regional farmers.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that $16.8 million will be granted to encourage SNAP participants to purchase healthy foods.
Cash rents are trending down.
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As more employers plan to use the H-2A program, completing the following items this year will make an easier transition to H-2A employment.
The dairy industry is facing a challenging time, a cyclical downturn that’s lasted longer than in previous cycles, and is expected to continue for at least the near-term.
Farming is a challenging undertaking, with long days that start early and are filled with physical demands from running the tractor to calving cows to fixing equipment to repairing fence posts.
I am frequently asked "what is a gun trust and when should I create one?" The short answer is that gun trusts are created primarily to acquire, possess and use firearms regulated by the National Firearms Act of 1934 (the NFA).
For many farmers, it seems hardly a year goes by without some form of capital investment, whether in equipment, facilities, livestock or land.