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Bayer introduces plan for the future

Bayer has outlined its path forward for the future. Brian Naber, head of crop science in North America, says the company is bringing forward ten “blockbusters” in the next ten years, “It has to cross 500 million in sales.”  He says, “That qualifies as... Read More.

What low commodity prices might mean for future farm bill

The director of University of Missouri’s Food and Ag Policy Research Institute says lower commodity prices have mixed implications for farm programs in the farm bill. Pat Westhoff says “the existing programs might be more likely to kick in and start to pay if... Read More.

Michigan shepherd bullish on future growth

The Michigan Sheep Producers Association president says he plans to expand this year as demand remains strong. Third-generation farmer Jason Scramlin raises purebred Polypay sheep in Hickory Corners. “We have kind of held back maybe the last two years,” he says. “I know interest rates... Read More.

Investing in the future of MO agriculture

Missouri’s Governor says it’s important to continue finding ways to invest in the future of Missouri agriculture. “Farming is the largest business in the state.” Mike Parson says youth organizations like the FFA are a good place to start. “FFA is important to the nation and... Read More.