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MSU Drainage Workshop breaks down installation practices

Researchers at Michigan State University are promoting tile drainage structure design as a way to reduce nutrient loss. Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering researcher Ehsan Ghane tells Brownfield controlled drainage systems are even more efficient at managing water movement than traditional field tiling. “The reason they... Read More.

Give FFA Day breaks previous record

National FFA Week’s annual fundraising efforts surpassed expectations this year. Michigan FFA Foundation Executive Director Alex Schnabelrauch tells Brownfield, “Give FFA Day is a national effort to just give back to FFA and in all of our states across the country as well as... Read More.

Ohio breaks ground on MALC

A new Multi-species Animal Learning Center in Columbus will support STEM education and workforce development.  Elizabeth Harsh, executive director of the Ohio Beef Council, says the educational opportunities go beyond students on campus, “Think about filling that land grant mission for the university and... Read More.

Missouri 2023-24 deer harvest breaks state record

On this week’s episode of the Outdoor Adventures podcast from Brownfield Ag News, Brent Barnett talks with Jason Isabelle from the Missouri Department of Conservation about the state’s record deer harvest for the 2023-2024 season. MDC estimates that a total of 326,026 whitetail deer... Read More.

American Farmland Trust breaks down carbon markets

American Farmland Trust has developed a guidebook for farmers and their advisors to compare carbon market programs. Water Initiatives Director Michelle Perez tells Brownfield reduced tillage, cover crops, and nutrient management are the most incentivized practices. “The recent agricultural carbon markets really started around 2016,... Read More.

McPherson Housing Coalition Breaks Ground on Sutherland Estates

By Lucky Kidd McPHERSON, Kan. — Ahead of Thursday's McPherson County Housing Conference, the McPherson Housing Coalition along with local, state and federal officials took part in a ground-breaking Wednesday afternoon for MHC's new Sutherland Estates project in the... Read More.