USDA has announced new online resources to help farmers and ranchers with loan applications. Farm Service Agency Administrator Zack Ducheneaux says the Loan Assistance Tool will help applicants better understand the loan process, needed documents, and includes an eligibility self-assessment. The agency says there is... Read More.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The USD 308 Board of Education heard a presentation on the district’s Human Resources Department at their meeting on Monday (October 24, 2022). During the meeting’s study session, the board met with Deputy Superintendent, Krystal Young, to learn more about the district’s... Read More.
Hutchinson, KS – TECH is pleased to announce the promotion of Aly Spradling to Vice-President of Human Resources. Aly will continue to use her expertise and leadership skills to improve the entire employee life cycle for TECH. Aly has 15 years of experience positively impacting performance... Read More.
Illinois Director of Agriculture Jerry Costello says National Farm Safety and Health Week not only focuses on physical safety going into harvest, but also draws attention to farmer mental health. He tells Brownfield the Farm Family Resources Initiative hotline is available to farmers entering... Read More.
An extension educator says cash rental rates in Michigan are highly reflective of local dynamics. Jon LaPorte with Michigan State University tells Brownfield, “Some counties actually saw a little bit of a dip down in their rental rates where others definitely saw a huge... Read More.
The USDA is allocating $300 million to the new Organic Transition Initiative. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the funds will be split evenly between technical assistance for farmers, conservation practices, and expanded crop insurance. “It’s important for us to have wrap-around technical assistance, allowing farmers... Read More.
Leo Bastos introduces ForGround during the 2022 Bayer Crop Science Field technology Showcase in St. Louis Bayer Crop Science has launched a new platform of resources, tools and agronomic support focused on advancing the adoption of climate smart practices. Leo Bastos tells Brownfield ForGround... Read More.
There are programs available to help Indiana farmers get the most out of cover crop opportunities. In this Corn and Soybean Checkoff Connection, Joe Rorick the on farm sustainability program coordinator talks about the opportunities for farmers through the Infield Advantage and Upper White Cover... Read More.