Preparing for Climate Change – USDA Scientists Chime In – DTN Feb 24, 2020

🕔Feb 24, 2020
Attendees at USDA’s annual Agricultural Outlook Forum in Virginia this week are getting an earful about the challenges posed by increasingly volatile weather extremes. Speakers in at least three separate […]

Farmers Join Forces for Sustainability, Responsible Climate Policy Feb 19, 2020

🕔Feb 19, 2020
The Twenty-one farm and ranch groups representing millions of U.S. farmers and ranchers are launching Farmers for a Sustainable Future (FSF), a coalition committed to environmental and economic sustainability. This […]

USDA’s Climate Change Stance Ignores Sustainable Ag’s Positive Potential – Commentary Feb 18, 2020

🕔Feb 18, 2020
USDA recently announced that “Sustainable Ag Intensification” and “Ag Climate Adaption” were included in a 5-year blueprint. That interested us. The announcement came from Scott Hutchins, Agriculture’s Deputy Under Secretary […]

Ethanol Industry Hitching Its Wagon To Carbon-Reduction Efforts – DTN Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
With a tough year for the United States ethanol industry in the rearview mirror, the head of the Renewable Fuels Association said the future of ethanol and other biofuels will […]

Climate Change: Conversation Heating Up – What Can Ag Do? Feb 10, 2020

🕔Feb 10, 2020
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program recently hosted nearly 50 attendees to engage with industry experts around climate variability. The summit explored data around the shifting climate in Illinois […]

Ohio: Climate Change – Shifting to Warmer and Wetter Jan 29, 2020

🕔Jan 29, 2020
Little snow, warmer days. It’s been an unusual winter. Or has it? For the past four decades, Ohio’s winters have been warming twice as fast as its summers. And the […]

Tennessee: How Have Weather Changes Impacted Insect Pests? – Podcast Jan 28, 2020

🕔Jan 28, 2020
Dr. Scott Stewart just finished a study involving 60 years of weather data. The results may surprise you. In this podcast, he’ll discuss the data and potential impacts on insect […]

Farmer Sentiment Jumps as Harvest Winds Down – Ag Barometer Dec 3, 2019

🕔Dec 3, 2019
The Ag Economy Barometer rose in November for the second month in a row, climbing to 153, 17 points higher than in October when the index stood at 136. This month’s rise […]

Weathering the Storm – Remaining Productive, Profitable in Changing Climate – DTN Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019
Mother Nature is unleashing more erratic and severe weather events than ever before. If farmers want to remain productive and profitable, they will have to adapt to climate change. That’s […]

Climate-Smart Farming – Finding Environmental Markets – DTN Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019
When Ohio farmer Fred Yoder testified last month before the House Select Committee on Climate Change, the long-time no-till farmer and champion of climate-smart farming practices told lawmakers one of […]

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