A weather pattern known as La Nina created drought conditions, and subsequent wildfires, across the U.S. Great Plains has faded, But its weather cousin, El Nino, may develop, according to the Climate Prediction Center.
As agriculture itself has diversified, so has its workforce. In response, AgCareers.com conducted the Workplace Diversity Survey to capture employer’s efforts to address diversity within their organizations.
The market animal show in Augusta County, Va. was one of the first to move their livestock show online. The decision blossomed into a show of support and gratitude by both the community and 4-H, FFA members.
As of last week, USDA paid out just over $6 billion of the $16 billion in CFAP payments. One agricultural economist says without the full $16 billion, lower CFAP payments could change net farm income projections.
The White House unveiled the "Farmers to Families Food Box Program." While many dairy groups praise the program, saying it hits all stops of the supply chain, some produce companies say it misses the mark.