U of I economists weighing long-term farmland values
The headwinds, tailwinds and long-term prospects for farmland markets were the topics of University of Illinois assistant professor Todd Kuethe’s presentation during the 2018 Illinois Farm Economics Summit on Dec. 19.
FDA cautions vets to be aware of risks in using, stocking opioids
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the national opioid crisis, which affects health care professionals and pharmacists across the country, can also extend to veterinarians and their practices.
The 2018 farm bill Congress passed in late December fully funds the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), providing mandatory financing for the effort established in 2002. REAP is designed to promote “energy efficiency and renewable energy for agricultural producers and rural small businesses,” according to the U.S. Department of Energy.