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The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry today held a hearing dedicated to the issue of climate change and the agricultural sector. In written testimony, National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson thanked the committee for addressing the deleterious...
IDEAg Group LLC announces its second annual National Anthem Contest for this year’s Minnesota Farmfest. Farmfest will take place Aug. 6-8 in Redwood County, Minnesota; the deadline to apply for the contest is July 5. The winner of the contest...
Several people told Norborne FFA member Garrett Heil that he couldn’t grow cotton in northern Missouri’s Carroll County. “I remember sitting in my middle school history class when I was 13 years old and learning about the Civil War and...
Who is the American farmer? My answer: a professional, a person of integrity and honesty, an expert in his or her field, a steward of the land, a champion of the working class, an employer, a hard worker and...
America’s farmers need a swift resolution to the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China, American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall said in a letter to President Trump. The six-year downturn in farm prices that has produced “near-unprecedented...
The USDA National Organic Program’s (NOP) National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) met April 24-26 in Seattle, Washington. The NOSB follows a governmental hearing process for these meetings.  While the meetings are set up to efficiently deal with a full...
JCB’s latest Loadall telescopic handlers – Series III with the all-new Command Plus cab – will make their public working debut at ScotGrass 2019 on May 15 at SRUC Crichton Royal Farm, Dumfries. One example of the new five-model range...
With the introduction of the Profi 6 cylinder and its new 8-speed transmission under load (powershift) improved, STEYR completes the renowned Profi range. Already much appreciated for its proven versatility and efficiency, this range now also includes a tractor...
The release of the Austoft 8010 and 8810 models is a major update to Case IH product offering in Africa and Middle East markets. With 28 new features and improvements that came out of more than 18,000 hours of...
Conversion of agricultural land to urban and low-density residential development between 1992 and 2012 The development of agricultural land is shown in relationship to the low-to-high continuum of productive, versatile, and resilient values for agricultural land. The conversion of agricultural...