Search Site   
News Stories at a Glance
Illinois under harvest emergency; vehicles may carry more weight
Agriculture, Big Data research hub planned in South Chicago
Early-month tornadoes damage farm property in Indiana, Ohio

   
Archived Articles   (Current)
Search Archive      
First Previous Next Last
Stories 11 to 20 of 18492
Major farm groups support changes to ag risk program
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is among several national farm groups backing legislation they say would improve the USDA-Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) program.
11/8/2017
Full Story...
Adesina pledges $250,000 to aid Africa's agripreneurs
Akinwumi Adesina, the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and president of African Development Bank (AfDB) in Nigeria, has pledged to devote his prize money for a fund in global support of Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs.”
11/8/2017
Full Story...
Purdue alum from Africa is given World Food Prize
Four months ago, the World Food Prize – often called “the Nobel Peace Prize for food” – was awarded to Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, president of the African Development Bank group. Amazingly, Adesina learned the skills he needed to reach his new title in Indiana.
11/8/2017
Full Story...
Clovis withdraws from USDA nomination in wake of Mueller probe
Iowan Sam Clovis, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the USDA’s chief scientist, has withdrawn his name from consideration after being linked to a former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser who pled guilty to lying to the FBI over his contacts with Russia.
11/8/2017
Full Story...
DowDuPont cutting more jobs, closing deal in 2019
DowDuPont has announced it has shut down and is selling off its two-year-old, $225 million high-tech ethanol plant in Iowa that has proven to be a boon for the local farming community.
11/8/2017
Full Story...
Farming industry bringing some jobs back to eastern Kentucky
Of 54 counties in Kentucky classified as part of Appalachia, 37 are considered by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) as “economically distressed.” The primary factor behind this decline is the coal industry, which has been backsliding since its peak in1990.
11/8/2017
Full Story...
Michigan dairy producers vote to continue Grade A marketing
Michigan dairy producers have approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Dairy Market Program for Grade A milk.
11/8/2017
Full Story...
Deere wins trademark suit over famous color scheme
The iconic green-and-yellow combination adorning thousands of tractors across the nation will now almost exclusively be adhered to John Deere equipment.
11/8/2017
Full Story...
MI CLEAR Partnership pooling talent on Lake Erie Basin water
Michigan officials announced in October the formation of a coalition to improve the quality of water in the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB).
11/8/2017
Full Story...
Tri-National Accord mulls the renegotioation of NAFTA deal
State and foreign officials gathered last month in Colorado to discuss a way forward for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), currently being renegotiated.
11/8/2017
Full Story...
First Previous Next Last
Stories 11 to 20 of 18492