Tuesday, October 13, 2015
10 reasons to thank a farmer

The Social Silo just posted a infographic to celebrate National Agriculture Day.
nasa climate map

According to a recent NASA-funded study, higher northern latitudes are getting warmer and the growing season is getting longer.
be on flower

Are plant-pollinator networks holding together as the insects and plants in the network are jostled by climate change and habitat loss?
immigrants in a field with a bus

Chris Kick offers commentary on immigrant labor, unemployment and work ethic in this week's blog post on The Social Silo.
Scientist and ice core

Analysis reveals that Earth is warmer than it's been during 70 to 80 percent of the last 11,300 years.

Dick Sutton produces syrup from his own tree taps and that of his customers.

All of the permits issued during February in Carroll County were to Chesapeake Exploration LLC. Find out what other counties and drillers were issued permits.

The current U.S. pork industry outlook suggests it will be late summer before hog producers see break-even conditions.
Red bull in pasture

The beef industry is evolving, and so are beef cattle. This is the time of year when producers buy bulls, and every bull that is turned out to cows contributes to the evolving beef industry.

With the sequester just a few days old, representatives and senators weighed in on what it means to Americans and the federal budget.