Saturday, December 3, 2016
Holstein dairy cattle grazing

Yogurt-maker Dannon has said by the end of 2018 it will only use milk from cows fed non-GMO feed to produce its yogurt. Dairy and farm groups aren't happy, calling it a marketing ploy.
sshale oil and gas drilling rig

Shale oil and gas: Pennsylvania updated its rules regulating unconventional drilling practices and hydraulic fracturing.
plowing w oxen in Cuba

Editor Susan Crowell recently traveled with a group of ag journalists to Cuba. Here are some of her observations.
New Holland corn combine

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will make payments to many of the 1.7 million farms that enrolled in either the Agriculture Risk...
Cuban farm

Direct control of Cuba’s key agricultural resources remains a governmental priority to ensure a “rational, planned economy.”
Havana buildings

During her September visit to Havana, Editor Susan Crowell found daily life in Cuba is a complicated web.
Soil Health Partnership

Farmers enrolled in the Soil Health Partnership program can participate in a carbon reduction incentive system, in which growers are paid by corporations to sequester carbon in their soil.
Meat supply chickens

COLUMBIA, Mo. – As a livestock economist, Scott Brown hears the same question every day: “How low can prices go?” The University of Missouri Extension...
Deere Precision Planting logos

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit Aug. 31 seeking to block Deere & Company’s proposed acquisition of Precision Planting LLC from Monsanto Company.
farmland preservation

Pennsylvania now leads the US with the most farms, and acres, preserved for agricultural production through its farmland preservation easement program.
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