As of Sunday, most of the corn, soybeans, sorghum and sunflowers have been harvested for 2017. USDA predicts a record corn yield and soybean production. In January USDA will release final numbers and a first look at the wheat crop.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has granted drivers who haul livestock a 90-day waiver from a regulation that could have negative effects on animal well-being, a move hailed by the National Pork Producers Council.
Farmers and ranchers take home just 11.4 cents from every dollar that consumers spend on their Thanksgiving dinner meals, according to the annual Thanksgiving edition of the National Farmers Union (NFU) Farmers Share publication.
When you sit down at the family dinner table this Thanksgiving and count your many blessings, be sure to take a moment to acknowledge the contributions of our nations farmers.
Kansas Association of Wheat Growers President, Ken Wood of Chapman says , as a Kansas wheat farmer, he is proud that faremers produce food to feed the world, but lately the rhetoric about trade coming out of Washington has him concerned..
The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index dipped from Octobers weak reading and remained below growth neutral, according to the November monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of a 10-state region dependent on agriculture and/or energy.