NEWS ROOM

05/26/2019

Pork producers have been hit hard by the trade war with China, to the tune of about $2.5 billion. A part of the administration’s trade aid announced last year, the USDA announced a food purchase and distribution program. The agency would buy pork and other farm products for various food-assistance programs. North Carolina pork producer…

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KVRN

05/26/2019

The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held a  hearing on Tuesday dedicated to the issue of climate change and the agricultural sector. Four witnesses - including two farmers, a professor of animal science, and the previous Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - presented verbal testimony on the effects of climate change on agricultural production…

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KVRN

05/26/2019

President Donald Trump says the summertime ban on higher ethanol blends is a “ridiculous rule.â€� However, SP Global Dot Com says during a press conference last Thursday, he didn’t give any new timeline for giving consumers year-round access to E-15. The Environmental Protection Agency says it will issue a final rule allowing summertime E-15 sales…

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KVRN

05/25/2019

Crops growing in the numerous small plots at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center this summer will include the usual assortment of dry beans, corn, sugar beets, peas and various alternative crops. In their midst, one small plot has rows of plants that look like the dandelions in local yards. In fact, they are…

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KVRN

05/25/2019

Thursday’s disaster aid package rollout was good news for agriculture, but many of the details are still uncertain. The total aid amount could come in at $16 billion and will cover a wider range of crops than last year’s aid to farmers. However, the administration didn’t disclose some key details like just how much money…

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KVRN

05/25/2019

Prevent plant is a hot topic this week, along with tech ideas and insight and the sharing of farm flags.

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Farm Progress

05/25/2019

This Utah chapter is active with the local DNR, among other community events.

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Farm Progress

05/25/2019

Here is information on what people charge for various tasks related to hay production.

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Tom J Bechman

05/24/2019

Texas Senate unanimously passes hemp bill, awaits House action

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Logan Hawkes