Grain Market: Football, Commodity Futures and Options – Risky Business?

🕔Feb 1, 2018Here’s a list of just a few of the things you can bet on this week ahead of the National Football League’s 52nd Super Bowl: — Which team will win — […]

Farmers and Health Insurance: Affordable Coverage is Out of Reach

🕔Jul 19, 2017According to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded study, lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the most significant concerns facing American farmers, an overlooked risk factor […]

Farm Family in Japan: More Similarities Than You Might Expect – DTN

🕔Jul 13, 2017When he’s not farming, he repairs roads. She has a part-time job in town. The adult son who lives with them is a wallpaper hanger. They help their daughter care […]

National Agriculture Week Seeks to Educate Consumers

🕔Mar 20, 2017Ask many Americans where their food comes from, and they’ll answer the supermarket, while clothing comes from the mall. Dispelling such notions is why today kicks off National Agriculture Week. Tomorrow […]

Who’s Farming Now? 22% of Operations Defined as Beginners

🕔Oct 14, 2016The latest Census of Agriculture reported that 22% of farms met the definition of a beginning farm–that is, those farms with a principal operator who has operated the same farm […]

Clear Water Act: Future Legal Battleground for Farmers? Yes, Says Attorney – DTN

🕔Jul 21, 2016As the waters of the United States rule remains tied up in federal court, a Houston-based attorney who handles Clean Water Act cases said Wednesday farmers should remain vigilant about […]

Survey: Southern Growers See Silver Linings Ahead

🕔Jul 15, 2016Southern growers say they face challenges this year as they try to improve yields and maintain profitability. To learn which issues are most important to these growers, Dow AgroSciences worked […]

Farmers Selling Fresh Produce Do Better When Located Near City Centers

🕔Jun 30, 2016Two researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture find that farmers located closer to city centers seem to have a locational advantage in transportation over their long distance, […]

Flint on Crops: The Importance of Accepting Ag Science

🕔Feb 29, 2016I just realized that this may be the first time I have dated one of these articles on the extra day that is added to the calendar every four years, […]

Farmers, Agribusiness Starting 2016 With Bleak Outlook – DTN/TPF

🕔Jan 4, 2016Concerns over their current financial situation and expectations for the future have pushed crop and livestock producers’ confidence to an all-time low in the history of DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agriculture […]

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