In its latest farm income forecast for this year USDA is projecting another year of falling farm income. Gary Crawford has more. Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
If you are considering purchasing crop insurance, the spring deadlines are coming up, so make sure you talk to your crop insurance agent now. Most sale closing dates are 2/28 and 3/15 for crop insurance. Stephanie Ho and Rob Johansson, Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation.
Protecting American Agriculture in this interconnected world from biothreats ranging from invasive disease and pests to biological terror agents is one role of the nation’s land grant universities. Rod Bain, Kansas State University President Richard Myers, Michigan State University professor Ray Hammerschmidt, North Carolina State Veterinarian Doug Meckes.
Are we heading for a monster drought such as we saw in 2012? One expert says it’s hard to know, but there are troubling signs. Gary Crawford. Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist and farmers from 2012.
USDA officials say that the demand by farmers for USDA loans seems to be down a bit from the record levels of 2016. Gary Crawford and Jim Radintz.
If you are a first time or current USDA farm loan borrower, you now have two guides to help you navigate the Farm Service Agency farm loan system. Gary Crawford and Jim Radintz.
EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, is asked about WOTUS at a Senate committee hearing. Stephanie Ho and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt tells a Senate committee that his agency is working to improve outreach to farmers and ranchers.