In these challenging times, farmers must take a critical look at their operations when making crop planting decisions. Sorghum is coming off a 2015 higher-than-expected amount of 8.84 million planted acres, and this yea
Air quality specialist Frank Mitloehner discusses why the EAT-Lancet study and Green New Deal need to be viewed as concerns for agriculture and if limiting the consumption of animal products lowers GHG emission.
Trade disputes with China, Mexico and Canada are eroding the value of American ag production, but many farmers are sticking by the man they helped vote into office. They’d just like him to win the trade war quickly,
The most significant policy issue of 2018 looms large over the outlook for the new year. Ag leaders of both parties say actions on trade in the first half of 2019 will decide agriculture’s fate for years to come.
The trucker shortage is a challenge and it’s affecting everyone, says Jason Wishall, owner of Wishall Transport. The American Trucking Association says the shortage could rise to more than 160,000 drivers by 2028.
Producers watch to see if retail beef demand will continue its slow decline as consumers’ freezers are now packed with meat. There’s a discussion on market manipulation and if there’s a need for an investigation.