An increase in damaging wind events across the Midwest has led to more insurance options for farmers. Doug Yoder, crop agency manager for Country Financial, says recent years have provided new challenges for farmers… “There’s no denying that Illinois farmers are experiencing different types of... Read More.
Channel Seedsman utilize data collected from crops during key stages of development to make better recommendations for farmers as they’re planning for the upcoming growing season. In this Managing for Profit, Channel Seedsman Elizabeth Pfaff shares how she uses the latest technology to help farmers... Read More.
Governor Kelly Announces Construction Timeline Set for Final Phases of Remaining T-WORKS Projects By Ad Astra News OLATHE, Kan. – Seven Expansion and Modernization highway projects were announced by Governor Laura Kelly and Transportation Secretary Calvin Reed on Thursday for a total investment of more than... Read More.
An ag trade expert says current disputes with Canada and Mexico would not be possible without added legal processes negotiated in the U.S. Mexico Canada Trade Agreement. Former assistant to the U.S. Trade Representative for Agriculture Sharon Bomer-Lauritsen tells Brownfield, “The USMCA process is... Read More.
A bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers say a proposed rule to increase filing fees for seasonal guestworker visas will negatively impact farmers. Congressman Bill Huizenga tells Brownfield farmers using the H-2A program are already facing a nearly 13 percent wage increase this year. “We’re seeing... Read More.
There’s been an uptick of wheat acres in Kentucky, according to Agronomist Chad Lee. “Because the fall was dry and farmers had opportunity to plant wheat, there are a few more acres that got planted,” he says. “But there’s also a lot of cover... Read More.
Dairy processors that represent more than 90 percent of school milk production in the U.S. have agreed to provide school milk options with no more than 10 grams of added sugar in each serving. Matt Herrick, with the International Dairy Foods Association, says flavored... Read More.
From white to purple, to green, and even wild – asparagus is starting to pop up in gardens (and grocery stores) all across the US. Registered dietician Kim Galeaz says all kinds of asparagus are good for you – but did you know the... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for near- or below-normal temperatures nationwide, with the greatest likelihood of cool conditions stretching from northern and central California to the northern Plains. Meanwhile, near-normal precipitation from the northern Plains to the middle and northern Atlantic... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook for calls for the likelihood of near- or below-normal temperatures and near- or above-normal precipitation across much of the country. Warmer-than-normal weather will be confined to parts of the southwestern and south-central U.S. Meanwhile, drier-than-normal conditions should... Read More.
A series of Pacific disturbances will maintain cold, unsettled conditions in parts of the West. Notably, southern California will endure unusually harsh conditions Friday into Saturday, with heavy snow, high winds, and isolated severe thunderstorms. Late in the weekend and early next week, the storm... Read More.
A new study from BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health suggests eating Jarlsberg cheese may help ward off osteoporosis. If you’re unaware, Jarlsberg, is a mild, swiss-type cheese made from cow’s milk. It is rich in Vitamin K2 which studies have found to improve bone... Read More.