While the current ag economy is resulting in challenging times, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie says it is an exciting time as well—because there is a flood of new technology from planting to harvest.
Teams spent five days in Tennessee refining their value proposition, meeting with leading farmers and agricultural industry experts, and improving their pitches for the Row Crop Challenge at AgTech Expo.
New tools were required to answer the new questions. To put stewardship into practice, the co-op doubled down on technology to keep implementation of the 4Rs simultaneously transparent and simple to farmers.
After a six year period of dormancy, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack has sent a draft of rules changes to the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) act to the White House for final review.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed rules on Wednesday it said will help protect chicken producers from mistreatment by the small group of meat companies that control most of the country's production.