Southwest Drought: Grim Forecast; Hope for El Nino by Autumn – DTN May 29, 2018

🕔May 29, 2018
The harsh drought over the southwestern U.S. is expected to last through most of the summer.   That’s the forecast from a drought and forecast update webinar held May 23. National […]

Colorado: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought May 3, 2018

🕔May 3, 2018
USDA has designated Delta and Montrose counties in Colorado as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in the contiguous counties of Gunnison, Mesa, […]

Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Dealt Blow – DTN Jan 8, 2018

🕔Jan 8, 2018
A 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. […]

Colorado: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters Nov 15, 2017

🕔Nov 15, 2017
USDA has designated five counties in Colorado as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by multiple disasters that occurred during the 2017 crop year. Designation Number […]

Livestock: Oklahoma Beef Checkoff Fails – DTN Nov 10, 2017

🕔Nov 10, 2017
A vote to increase the Oklahoma beef checkoff by $1 has failed with 2,506 opposing the increase and 1,998 backing the measure. The debate leading up to the vote was […]

Sportsmen and Conservationists Side Against Trump Decision on Sage Grouse – DTN Oct 10, 2017

🕔Oct 10, 2017
Leaders for sportsmen’s and conservation groups in Western states are becoming more critical over the Trump administration’s decision last week to reopen a protection agreement for the greater sage grouse […]

FFA: New Officers Hail From South, Midwest, West Nov 3, 2015

🕔Nov 3, 2015
Six FFA members were elected on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 to serve as the 2015-16 National FFA Officer team. Students from Arkansas, Tennessee, Ohio, Iowa, Georgia and Utah were elected […]

WOTUS: States Want 9 Month Delay on Rule Implementation – DTN Jul 30, 2015

🕔Jul 30, 2015
Attorneys general from 28 states suing EPA over the waters of the United States rule have asked for a nine-month delay in implementation of the rule until judicial review is […]

WOTUS: 27 States Challenge EPA Rule – DTN Jul 8, 2015

🕔Jul 8, 2015
Twenty-seven states now have sued the federal government on the waters of the United States rule as nine more states challenged the rule in court, this time in the U.S. […]

Alfalfa: From Bone Dry to Fairly Decent Moisture – DTN Apr 23, 2015

🕔Apr 23, 2015
Soil moisture is the key to predicting how this season’s alfalfa crops may fare. While some regions are in fairly good shape with soil moisture, other areas remain in a […]

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