The U.S. net farm cash income in 2020 is projected to decline 9% from 2019. Nearly 200 agricultural groups sent a letter to President Trump urging continued implementation of the U.S.-China Phase One Trade Agreement.
Consumers used to want farmers to be local, healthy or safe, but a new word is topping the chart this year, according to a new global study by Cargill. In a word, consumers want farmers to be sustainable.
Nine years ago, one of the first bioreactors was installed on Mike Bravard’s farm near Jefferson, Iowa. Last week, that bioreactor was reconditioned, all in an effort to make water cleaner for people downstream.