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New H2A Wage Rule Ensures More Stability for Farmers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue praised the Department of Labor’s new H2A Wage Rule that updates the methodology for determining the annual Adverse Effect Wage Rates in the H-2A visa program.

Regardless of the election outcome, Pro Farmer’s Jim Wiesemeyer and Farm Journal’s John Herath say there are potential positives and negatives for agriculture in either a Trump or Biden presidency.
Election 2020: The Upside for Agriculture

Regardless of the election outcome, Pro Farmer’s Jim Wiesemeyer and Farm Journal’s John Herath say there are potential positives and negatives for agriculture in either a Trump or Biden presidency. Here's why.

"Chick" or Treat: Costumes Inspired by the Barnyard

Thanks to our readers, here's a slide show of farm-themed Halloween costumes for everyone to enjoy. Stay tuned to the end for a do-it-yourself costume that's sure to turn heads.

Search is On for the Best Farm-Themed Costume in 2020

Halloween 2020 may look a little different, but regardless of what your community says about trick-or-treating, there is no reason why your kids shouldn’t have fun dressing up this year.

5 Things to Consider Before You Add Solar Modules to Your Farm

Investing in solar modules to provide power to your farm is a big investment and one you shouldn’t rush into, says Dan Erickson of Triple E Farms near Altona, Ill. 

Feral Swine in the U.S.: An Update on Disease Surveillance

USDA estimates there are 6 million feral swine in the U.S. in 2020, creating issues for traditional livestock production, natural resources and other species.

6 Megatrends Will Shape the Food Industry of 2050

It’s not easy to be a successful food company. According to a recent research study, major food companies are experiencing a drop in sales and intensified competition from smaller players.

Traffic Jam Ahead: COVID-19 and Livestock Market Risks

Economic data has yet to catch up with what’s happening, but the crash in the equity market is a clear indicator that markets think we are heading for a major contraction in output, Len Steiner says.