Drought. Floods. Early frost. Heat waves. Everyone knows agricultural production is highly sensitive to changes in weather and climate. A new report takes a look at how agricultural systems are impacted by those changes.
Rep. Jimmy Panetta and Rep. Billy Long introduced the Agricultural Fairs Rescue Act to help preserve agricultural fairs across the country and offset the devastating financial losses they have experienced.
In less-than-ideal harvest conditions, producers may be forced to ensile forages at high-moisture content. Early harvests — with moisture levels higher than 70% — can lead to increased effluent runoff.
The importance of agriculture and our food system has never been clearer to the world than now. The scale of the crisis is enormous but are there positive actions that pork producers have made and can use post-virus?
As dairy producers have faced significant business challenges there are also a number of opportunities, new technology and best-practices that can help streamline and improve the efficiency of any farm operation.