Colorado: 28 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

🕔Jun 7, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 28 Colorado counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses caused by recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) […]

Cattle Trader Alleges Packer Conspiracy – DTN

🕔May 21, 2019The nation’s largest meatpackers face a second class-action lawsuit alleging conspiracy to drive down cattle prices. The suit was filed in federal court by a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based live cattle […]

Farmland Values: Decline on the Horizon? – Fed Reserve

🕔May 10, 2019In 2018, the spread between returns to farmland owners and benchmark interest rates narrowed to its lowest level in more than a decade in the Tenth Federal Reserve District. At […]

Opioid Use: Rural America Is Key Battlefront – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2018Pandora’s box was an artifact from Greek mythology. In Greek poet Hesiod’s “Works and Days,” Pandora’s box was a large jar given to Pandora that contained all of the world’s […]

Ag Production from High Plains Aquifer Worth Over $3Bln Annually

🕔Nov 28, 2018Editor’s Note:  Click on source link at the end of article to view illustrated table. Recent research has shown that the extra agricultural production from irrigation across the High Plains […]

National Wheat Yield Contest Winners Push for Quality – DTN

🕔Nov 14, 2018A 202.53-bushel wheat yield and a third consecutive win in the National Wheat Yield Contest would satisfy many growers, but Phillip Gross still sees room for improvement.  “I think by […]

Colorado: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

🕔Oct 19, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two counties in Colorado as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Boulder and Larimer counties who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be […]

Colorado: 7 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

🕔Oct 15, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated seven Colorado counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Eagle, Grand, Jackson, Lake, Park, Routt and Summit counties who suffered losses due to a […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: 28 States Not Under EPA’s WOTUS Jurisdiction – DTN

🕔Sep 19, 2018Add Iowa to the list of now 28 states not under the jurisdiction of the 2015 waters of the United States rule thanks to a ruling by the U.S. District […]

Noxious Weeds: 7 Best Practices Used for 600 Species

🕔Jul 12, 2018Noxious weeds are plants designated by federal, state or local officials as injurious to public health, agriculture, recreation, wildlife or property. Once a weed is classified as noxious, authorities are […]

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