North Carolina Pork Council CEO Andy Curliss sees firsthand the devastation hurricanes can cause farmers. But activist groups are already using this coming storm to advance their anti-agriculture agenda,
A farm aid nonprofit is launching an effort to deliver donated hay to ranchers in flood-stricken Nebraska, resurrecting a program first used nearly two years ago to help cattle producers facing drought conditions.
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.
Rains have caused many saturated fields and left some producers concerned that there will be little to no opportunity to harvest silage before corn dries down past desired moisture levels or the first frost.
Requirements on removal and disposal dead livestock are being temporarily eased in Nebraska after last week’s blizzard and flooding, along with an easing on travel restrictions for vehicles helping with flood relief.