The farm economy is better than it was a year ago, and 2020 was actually a very good year for farm income, but there are a number of items worth watching in 2021, according to economists with the American Farm…
Gov. Kim Reynolds last week delivered her annual condition of the state speech to a half-empty legislative chamber, but it didn’t keep her from proposing a litany of new programs.
With long tenures at many storied agricultural institutions, R. Douglas Hurt is now a professor of agricultural history at Purdue University.
HILLSBORO, Mo. — On a chilly January morning, Michael Huskey was at work feeding cattle, continuing the work on the farm that his family has been doing for over 200 years.
WASHINGTON, Iowa — Jim Cuddeback couldn’t help but smile when thinking about the importance he places in family.
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. — The Atherton farm is older than Illinois.
LEROY, Ill. — Frank Toohill, a 77-year-old central Illinois crop farmer, doesn’t expect to stop farming anytime soon, but he looks to the next generations of Toohills carrying on a family tradition that dates back more than 150 years.
HASTINGS, Iowa — Legend has it that Josiah Wearin left California in the early 1850s with $10,000 of gold and traveled to New York City.
Southern High School in Wymore, Nebraska, has a brand new FFA Chapter. Guiding that chapter through its initial growth is Brady Meyer, a new full-time teacher.
The Cross County FFA Chapter in Stromsberg, Nebraska, is feeding people. They are doing this with beef they raised themselves.
WHAT: Public hearing on proposed commercial industrial hemp regulationWHEN: 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 20WHERE: Virtual: via video conferencing systemIn person: Kansas Department of Agriculture, 1320 Research Park Dr., Manhattan
Self-paced course for ag producers can fulfill FSA borrower requirements
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Holstein Association USA annual awards including the Distinguished Young Holstein Breeder, Elite Breeder and Distinguished Leadership awards.
It was three in the morning when Jacob got that popcorn on the way to a bowl game. That stop for gas turned into an experience which would stimulate Jacob Yingst to create a better flavor of popcorn when he…
The best of eastern and western blackberry genetics have been melded to create Eclipse, Galaxy and Twilight, three new blackberry varieties released by the Agricultural Research Service.
Gun show season has gotten underway for 2021. Over the next three weeks there are seven shows scheduled for the region.
Paul Mather of rural Chase County, Nebraska, owned a gentle Hereford giant named Biggen. Pictured on top are barefoot daughter Judy and son Gary in the summer of 1954.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Joseph Spencer, Kelly Estes and Nicholas Seiter with the University of Illinois for the university’s farmdoc daily website.