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Corn is not only the largest single crop grown today, but was one of the first grown by the settlers in the early 19th century. Then, corn was primarily used as either food or livestock feed. Today, about one fourth of the field corn grown in Fairfield County is consumed as livestock feed.
Continuing rain that kept growers from replanting fields washed out by prior rains also has caused concern that there won't be time to replant.
Greg Peterson, a Saline County, Kan., farmer, is part of the YouTube sensation known as the Peterson Farm Brothers, along with his brothers, Nathan and Kendal.
Call it farm-vertising. These ads promise to demonstrate that fast food isn’t the product of a global industrial complex shipping food in to a central processing kitchen and then trucking products out to the McDonald’s on the corner. They would have use believe that it’s our friendly neighborhood grocer buying from local backyards who is responsible for our Big Macs.
“People are sharing what they know so that that information can be taken and be used elsewhere and promote any successful farming practices,” she said.
United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties and the Clark County Farm Bureau hosted 167 second- and third-graders from the Springfield City School District at the event, which started four years ago.
"Trade agreements are a driving force behind expanded U.S. exports, which means U.S. companies can provide more, better paying jobs. Last year, American agricultural exports grew to a record $152.5 billion, and the past six years represent the strongest in history for U.S. agricultural trade. Still, ninety-five percent of the world's consumers live outside of our borders.
Russian president Vladimir Putin announced Wednesday that a current ban on dairy products, meat, seafood, vegetables and fruit from the U.S., European Union, Australia, Canada, and Norway will remain in effect until June 24, 2016
Singh became recognized for a body of research in areas such as energy conservation, freezing preservation, postharvest technology and mass transfer in food processing. His research on airflow in complex systems helped design innovative systems for the rapid cooling of strawberries
God bless the ladies who play such an important role on farms and ranches across the country, raising families, food, fiber and energy.