Does an agriculture degree change the world?

PayScale.com recently released its 2012-13 College Salary Report. But the report went beyond paychecks to ask college graduates if their job makes the world a better place. Where did agriculture degrees rank? The results may be surprising. FULL STORY »

Improvement seen in drought, but still not enough for many

This week’s Drought Monitor may have given hope to possible, minuscule improvement in drought conditions across the nation’s heartland. FULL STORY »

70 cows killed in Pa. blaze

A two-alarm fire ripped through a Pennsylvania dairy on Wednesday, killing 70 cows. FULL STORY »

Milk more than a prop in SNL skit

Saturday Night Live skit shows a defeated 'Mitt Romney' on a milk binge. FULL STORY »

What total maximum daily load (TMDL) means to agriculture

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) is becoming a common term in rural communities. It’s important for farmers to understand how TMDLs affect nearby watersheds. FULL STORY »

National Milk joins others in pushing for new farm bill

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) today joined more than 230 other farm, agriculture and food groups in urging Congress to pass a new, five-year farm bill in the upcoming lame duck congressional session expected to begin this week. FULL STORY »

To (4b) or not to (4b): that is the question

California's milk-pricing system is being cited as one of the reasons why a number of the state's dairies are having to shut down. FULL STORY »

Louisiana dairy farmers hang on despite high feed costs

While many agricultural producers have experienced improved conditions over the past few years, dairy farmers still are trying to recover from the hard years, especially 2009, according to LSU AgCenter researcher Mike McCormick, resident coordinator at the Southeast Research Station. FULL STORY »

Sandy leaves N.J. dairy in the dark

Hurricane Sandy blasted through New England in late October, killing 110 people and leaving more than one million without power. One of those still without power include Peter Bast, owner of Bast Dairy in Green, New Jersey. FULL STORY »

N.D. ballot measure affirms right to modern farming methods

The amendment, approved by North Dakota voters, guarantees farmers the right to "modern” agriculture and bars laws limiting their right to “employ agricultural technology, modern livestock production, and ranching practices." FULL STORY »

Effects from Sandy could delay harvest and lower corn yields

High winds and heavy rains in some parts of Ohio from the remnants of superstorm Sandy could cause stalk lodging and ear drop, reducing corn yields and making a bad year even worse in the wake of record-setting drought, an Ohio State University Extension agronomist says. FULL STORY »

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