According to the National Agricultural Aviation Association, 18 to 20 percent of commercial cropland receives some sort of aerial application.
With corn selling for nearly half of what it did in 2012, grain farmers are in the midst of a downturn and it’s hitting beginning farmers hardest.
Demand can’t keep up with the jump in supply. Grain prices are at their lowest level since 2009.
Folks can pick up a bag of apples at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Through the Hub's tool share program, they can also borrow a dehydrator to make apple snacks.
It has been a good time to be in the farm equipment business the last few years, whether you’re a manufacturer such as Gleaner or the local tractor dealer.