Battered by billion-dollar hits from U.S. trade policy and historic storm damage, all piled on top of high property taxes and low farm commodity prices, Nebraska agriculture is reeling.
Bison, which roamed Minnesota in great numbers before the mass destruction of prairie land more than a century ago, have found a new purpose at a nature conservancy near the Twin Cities.
The Watershed Conservation Planning Initiative is preparing producers like beef cattle and crop farmer Brandon Hinderman to implement projects when the time is right.
Agriculture produced in Alabama that could face higher tariffs because of the trade war with China include: chicken eggs, potatoes, sweet potatoes, sweet corn, tomatoes, peaches, blueberries, apples, strawberries, soybeans and cotton, according to U.S. trade officials.
Warmer, drier weather is helping farmers get out and plant their crops, according to the latest USDA Crop Progress report. Based on that, the four main producing states, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota, have moved ahead 25 percentage points since the last report.
A new greenhouse was christened Monday morning at McClellan’s Cane Creek Community Gardens, thanks to fundraising efforts and a state grant.
Local farmers aren’t quite sure what to make of President Donald Trump’s seeming embrace, over the weekend, of a world without government subsidies for people who make products for export.
Under the withering heat and aridity of a drought that engulfs much of the Southeast and all of Alabama, the grass Wendell Wilson's cows would normally chew is brittle and dead.