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Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill

April 13, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Wildlife and environmental groups are claiming victory for conservation practices in the new farm bill, where two of their top priorities made it into law. more »»

Florida's orange production declining

April 13, 2014 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — This year's Florida orange crop is approaching the fruit's lowest harvest in decades, and experts say a deadly bacteria that's infecting the trees is to blame. The U.S. more »»

Robotic milking system ups profitability

April 13, 2014 MENDON, Ill. (AP) — The cows are lined up for milking at the Shupe Dairy Farm north of Mendon. Rod Shupe keeps watch as the cows move through one by one, but he's no longer doing the milking. more »»

Wheat on the rise

March 30, 2014 WICHITA, Kan. more »»

Illinois family makes maple syrup

March 30, 2014 ALTAMONT, Ill. (AP) — While the rapid rise and fall of temperatures throughout the area may be a problem for some, one family isn't complaining. more »»

Minnesota farm income drops sharply in 2013

March 30, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new report says Minnesota farm income dropped dramatically in 2013 largely because of lower corn price. more »»

Cattle technology

March 23, 2014 POLO, Ill. (AP) — There's a silo on Brent and Bruce Scholl's farm that was built in 1919 by their grandfather. more »»

In parts of Plains, drought fears nag in third year

May 5, 2013 FREDERICK, Okla. (AP) — When Kent Walker walked through his dusty fields one morning this spring, the ominous signs were right there at his feet. more »»

Agriculture Calendar

May 5, 2013 May 13 — Pesticide Introductory Basic Core Training, statewide via Internet videocast, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

New Mexico grapples with water restrictions as drought persists

April 28, 2013 HATCH, N.M. (AP) — In southern New Mexico, the mighty Rio Grande has gone dry — reduced to a sandy wash winding from this chile farming community to the nation’s leading pecan-producing county. more »»

Program offers advice for present and future farm planning

February 24, 2013 Modern farming is very much a business, and a program aimed at helping women in that business manage the farm now and in the future is coming to North Dakota for the first time. more »»

Soybeans used as food, fuel source

January 28, 2013 Corn-based ethanol might be getting most of the biofuel headlines these days, but another renewable fuel source is also gaining in popularity. more »»

Farm Rescue founder inducted into Hall of Fame

January 28, 2013 The president and founder of Farm Rescue, Bill Gross, will be inducted into the North Dakota Agriculture Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place at 1:45 p.. more »»

Teacher trades textbooks for farm

January 13, 2013 WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Will Meurer always wanted to teach and coach. He achieved both goals following graduation from Eastern Kentucky University. more »»

Training for precision ag

December 2, 2012 DEVILS LAKE — Two grants worth millions of dollars combined will allow a wide range of people to receive training in the quickly growing area of precision agriculture. more »»

Prepare that holiday turkey the right way

November 18, 2012 The most time-consuming duty for those who host a traditional Thanksgiving dinner is thawing a frozen turkey. more »»

Agriculture Calendar

November 13, 2011 Through Friday– Farmers and ranchers who suffered losses due to flooding in 2011 may file for federal cost share assistance through Nov. 18. more »»

Safety a bigger focus on modern farms

November 6, 2011 Many advancements have been made in farming over the years, safety being chief among them. more »»

Agriculture Calendar

November 6, 2011 Through Nov. 18 – Farmers and ranchers who suffered losses due to flooding in 2011 may file for federal cost share assistance through Nov. 18. more »»



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