Clemson Seeks State Funding to Improve Extension Program

🕔Jan 18, 2019A ninth-generation farmer whose family began farming on John’s Island in 1725, Thomas Legare knows a thing or two about the business, and he told state legislators this week that […]

Farm Bill 2018: Assessing the Pulse of the Next Debate

🕔Jul 28, 2017Thirteen agricultural economists put together short papers describing issues that will surface during the writing of the next farm bill. For each issue, the author describes the “policy setting” and […]

Farm Policy: Farm Bill Hearing Focuses on Ag Research

🕔Jun 16, 2017The Senate Ag Committee held a Farm Bill hearing yesterday that focused on agricultural research.  Recall that the Committee convened its first Farm Bill discussion back in February in Manhattan, Kansas, and conducted […]

Extension Services Help Keep Farmers on the Farm

🕔Apr 19, 2016Federal cooperative extension programs were developed to help researchers in the agriculture industry and, in turn, individual farmers in the United States. According to a new study, an estimated 137,000 […]

Land Grant Universities – 100 Years of Farming

🕔Dec 29, 2014Five generations of the Severson family have farmed in Grundy County, Illinois since 1866 — the same decade the U.S. land-grant university system was created to broaden higher education’s availability. […]

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