Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Bill Gates: Farming is a business that helps poor farmers build self-sufficiency and improve their lives.

The bottom line is that 2011 is likely to be a profitable year for farmers. Determining just how profitable involves a complicated equation that includes number of bushels per acre, price per bushel, level of revenue protection and hedging.

Total losses from managed honey bee colonies nationwide were 30 percent from all causes for the 2010/2011 winter, according to the annual survey conducted by the USDA and the Apiary Inspectors of America (AIA).

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — American agriculture should benefit from a pending free-trade agreement between the United States and Korea, according to an expert in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

Farmers can expect yield losses of at least one bushel per acre for every day's delay in planting after the first week of May. But it all depends on July and August weather.

MOLINE, Ill. -- Sales and profit in the second quarter at Deere & Company set an all-time quarterly record.Net income attributable to Deere &...

Powdery mildew and Septoria are already very prevalent in some Ohio wheat field locations.

The Mississippi River reached nearly 48 feet in Memphis, Tenn., May 10, according to the U.S. National Weather Service. It was the highest water level for Memphis since 1937. And so April's chaotic, extreme weather continues. Here's what happened, U.S. weatherwise, in April 2011, just in case you're blocking it from your memory:

A Lancaster County state lawmaker has introduced legislation to reform Pennsylvania's milk marketing laws and close a loophole that prevents farmers from getting a share of designated premiums.

Sen. Charles Schumer wants to get his Maple TAP Act into the 2012 farm bill. The legislation would provide grants to states that create new programs for maple farmers.
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