The House voted to extend the current farm bill until January 31st on Thursday. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the Senate will not do the same contending an extension is unnecessary.
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To make to the finals of the FFA American Star in Agri-business, Eric Miller took on quite a load. “I have commercial corn production, seed soybean production, poultry production with both broilers … [Read More...]
At the Nebraska Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Kearney on Monday, we talked to American Farm Bureau Federation economist Matt Erickson about the outlook for the ag economy in 2014. Erickson says … [Read More...]
We continue our conversation with Dr. Gary Allan of Purdue and his process for making good business decisions regarding expansion on a dairy farm. Last week he talked about the need to clearly define … [Read More...]
Thad Haes, Seed Treatment Marketing Manager for Valent provides the latest news from Valent on weed and pest control products for the 2014 growing season. He also provides tips on better weed … [Read More...]
The foodservice research and consulting firm Technomic, has identified several, based on visiting restaurants in cities across the country and using its MenuMonitor database. They say, number one, … [Read More...]
No more Farm Bill predictions; trust me, it’s coming. It could be as early as next week, but more likely early January. But take heart, it's coming.
Today I’m a bit cranked up over another … [Read More...]
If I write something positive about conventional agriculture - crops or livestock and poultry - some of you write to say you are offended that I support or represent “big” or … [Read More...]
House Bill 1518 would expand the Horse Protection Act. Sponsored by Congressman Ed Whitfield of Tennessee it aims to crack down on the practice of horse soring. Dr. John Bennett with Equine Services … [Read more...]