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Local Agriculture News
As the days begin to lengthen and more of us begin thinking about spring, I always like to promote some great web-based resources Purdue Extension has to offer that may help you this coming year.
Organizers of the Indiana Small Farm Conference remind farmers that it’s never too early to gain new insights ahead of the growing season.
Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) was appointed recently to Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research, accordin…
KENTLAND, Ind. — Last year the South Newton FFA Chapter switched up its annual Agriculture Community Donation Breakfast and moved it to a Saturday morning. The move paid immediate dividends as…
WEST BEND, WISCONSIN — Dairyland Seed recently announced the national and state winners for its annual own and soybean yield master contest.
National Agriculture News
Spring brings new life to the farm. For many, it’s also time to empty manure pits. The process is dangerous, so certain protocols should be followed, say Brett Ramirez and Dan Andersen, Extension ag engineers with Iowa State University.
PRESTON, Minn. – Aaron Gillespie is committed to experimentation on his farm, to the point that he has dedicated 7 acres for new techniques and crops. Recently he’s been working with cover crops and regenerative farming methods on his southeastern-Minnesota farms that include 1,000 acres of organic and 200 acres of conventional crops.
OPINION I’d like to offer a rebuttal to what I feel was a short-sighted and inaccurate letter to the editor recently published. I’m quite disappointed that it undercuts so many of the great articles in the Agri-View that highlight the successes of young farmers promoting soil-health practices.
Now that the crop insurance rates have been set, farmers know they have a floor to work with in the grain markets. But it doesn’t mean all risk has disappeared.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s annual Agricultural Outlook Forum provides the first glimpse at crop acreage and yield expectations, as well as supply, use and price estimates for the upcoming marketing year. It covers major field crops such as cotton, grains and oilseeds. The forum also provides important market outlooks for livestock and dairy. It highlights the forecast for U.S. agricultural exports and imports during the fiscal year. This article provides a summary of key market information presented at USDA’s February 2021 Agricultural Outlook Forum.
“Unprecedented” was chosen by dictionary.com as the “People’s Choice” for Word of the Year for 2020. That term was used to describe almost every aspect of our lives this past year, from the weather to the election and of course the pandemic. And with all that unprecedented-ness came new levels of uncertainty.
RENSSELAER — Two White County students with the Rensselaer 4-H team took first place out of 27 teams at the National Livestock Judging Competition late last month in Kansas City, Mo.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Fair and Corteva Agriscience officials say several Featured Farmers will be honored at this year’s Indiana State Fair.