Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Dealt Blow – DTN

🕔Jan 8, 2018A provision in Idaho’s so-called “ag-gag” law that forbids recording devices on farms and slaughterhouses without the owner’s consent was struck down on Thursday.   A three-judge panel of the U.S. […]

Crop Choices, Farm Size: Changes in a Time of Low Corn, Soybean Prices

🕔Nov 8, 2017Recent news articles have documented that lower crop prices for commodities such as corn and soybeans have caused some producers to make changes to their traditional crop rotation, or to consider organic crop production […]

California: 3 Ag Groups Sue U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – DTN

🕔Aug 1, 2017Three California agriculture interest groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday. They claimed in a lawsuit in federal court that the agency harmed ranchers when it didn’t […]

Farm Hires: 3 Factors Determine Employee or Independent Contractor Status – DTN

🕔Jul 10, 2017With harvest right around the corner, most of us are starting to think about who we need to hire to complete all the activities that need to be done this […]

Farm Bill: The Farm Safety Net for Field Crops – Commentary

🕔Jan 6, 2017The starting point for discussion on the next farm bill will be the commodity title in the 2014 farm bill as well as the crop insurance program.  While a new […]

Mississippi: Family Farms Going Through Age/Owner Transistion

🕔May 5, 2016The average age of Mississippi farm owners is 60. This age mirrors the national average and has risen steadily in the last few years. “This is not necessarily a problem,” […]

U.S. Bankers Claim Farm Credit System Unfair – DTN

🕔Apr 15, 2016The American Bankers Association is again taking off the gloves in its longstanding battle to curb Farm Credit System lending. In recent months, ABA leaders have stepped up radio and […]

Texas: Southern Farm and Ranch Show, Victoria, Oct. 21-22

🕔Oct 19, 2015The 31st annual South Texas Farm and Ranch Show will be held Oct. 21-22 in Victoria and is expected to bring the state’s agribusiness community together once again, organizers said. […]

FDA Revises the Definition of ‘Farm’

🕔Oct 7, 2015The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law in January 2011, is perhaps the most far reaching reform of the food safety system since the enactment of the […]

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