While the final numbers haven’t been tallied, it looks like American farmers may have shipped a record $140 billion worth of product overseas in the last year.
Over the last 20 years, the number of sheep in the U.S. has been cut in half. Today, the domestic sheep herd is one-tenth the size it was during World War II.
Corn farmers have been riding high prices for the last few years. But an expected bumper crop has prices falling this harvest season.
The 39,000 irrigation wells in Kansas pump long and hard in growing season. If you want a visual for that much water, picture Niagara Falls.
Tyson Foods announced it would suspend purchases of cattle treated with a controversial drug. Concerns for animal welfare or for sales in other countries?
The future of agriculture across the Great Plains hinges on water. Without it, nothing can grow.
Drift can happen with any weed killer. A stiff breeze can carry tiny droplets from the sprayer in one field to the vineyard next door.
Because the growing season doesn’t coincide with the school year, the question of how to most effectively use school gardens is often a concern.