South Dakota: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three South Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Butte, Harding, and Perkins counties who suffered losses due to excessive moisture and flooding […]

South Dakota: 28 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods Apr 29, 2020

🕔Apr 29, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 28 South Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive moisture and flooding that occurred from January 1, 2019, […]

Texas: Ogallala Aquifer Summit, Amarillo, March 31 – April 1 Mar 4, 2020

🕔Mar 4, 2020
“Tackling Tough Questions” is the name of and framework within which participants will work at the 2020 Ogallala Aquifer Summit, set March 31-April 1 at Embassy Suites in Amarillo. Brent […]

Nebraska: Scotts Bluff County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Freeze Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to snowstorms and freeze that occurred Oct. 9-10, 2019, and […]

Colorado: 28 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought Jun 7, 2019

🕔Jun 7, 2019
Agriculture 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, 2019

🕔May 21, 2019
The 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, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019
In 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, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018
Pandora’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, 2018

🕔Nov 28, 2018
Editor’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, 2018

🕔Nov 14, 2018
A 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 […]

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