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August 29, 2017

 

salmon

Why Are Atlantic Salmon Being Farmed In The Northwest?

Earlier this month, thousands of Atlantic salmon escaped a net pen in Washington state, raising questions about farming non-native species.

August 1, 2017

 

soybean field

Dicamba Damage Estimate Tops 2.5 Million Acres

The herbicide is suspected of drifting in the wind to neighboring farms and causing widespread damage.

July 10, 2017

 

charred trees

Great Plains Sees Massive Increase In Wildfires

Wildfires can be started by neglected campfires or cigarette butts. They can ignite from prescribed burns run amok or launch from lightning strikes.

April 29, 2017

 

Rancher Gena Kirk

Great Plains Ranchers Look To Rebuild In Wake Of Wildfires

The USDA set aside $6 million in aid to help farmers and ranchers affected by the fires.

July 2, 2015

 

flooded farmland

After Stormy Spring, Farmers Could Face More Violent Weather

This season's storms aren't a fluke. They're one consequence of a century long pattern in which the Midwest has gotten as much as two degrees warmer.

May 29, 2012

After The Flood 

mississippi river flood

A Most Unusual Planting Season

It’s spring along the Missouri River in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas, and farmers are back on the land, trying to fix what nature broke.

August 31, 2011

Weather Damage 

Hurricane Irene

Weather Woes For Nation’s Farmers

Flooding, drought and extreme weather have taken their toll on the nation's crops, but the damage may not be as bad as we think.

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