In bad years, higher premiums and higher payouts cost taxpayers more. When prices are lower and premiums are lower, the public is not out as much.
New research indicates that soil is eroding from farms much faster than previously thought.
According to a USDA Census released last week, Indiana farms and farmland is decreasing.
The price of corn expected to free fall this year, which has many farmers considering the cost of renting and planting this season.
Indiana's organic crop acreage increased 2 percent this year, but Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky surpassed that by much more.
Farmers feel the pressure of feeding a growing global population and protecting the soil necessary to do that—all while operating a viable business.
To avoid a looming hunger crisis, experts say it's critical to boost the viability of food we already have by improving access and distribution.
With Congress tackling a new farm bill this spring, farmers may end up with access to fewer dollars for conservation.
Farmers throughout the Great Plains are preparing for what could be a tough growing season. Limited irrigation resources pose a particular problem in Colorado.
The global area farmed organically has expanded by 300 percent since 1999, but the United States lags behind the curve.
It's a Thanksgiving celebration today! We visit Schacht Farm to see how the birds live before we prepare the perfect Thanksgiving bird with Chef Daniel Orr.
Farmland prices all over the Corn Belt have been sky-high lately, in part thanks to corn prices topping $8 a bushel.
Farmland prices have risen between 14 percent and 18 percent this year.