News & Events

House passes GMO food labeling bill

Published Aug. 3, 2015

The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, H.R. 1599, which passed 275 to 150, would prevent states from requiring package labels to indicate the presence of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.

Driving the cows, a lost farm pleasantry

Published Aug. 3, 2015

The child had ample time to do some thinking because likely he was by himself — hence no cellphone or Internet.

US Agriculture, Manufacturing sectors bite their nails over TPP carve-outs

Published Aug. 3, 2015

Expected to cover 40 percent of the global economy, a strong, market-opening TPP could be the catalyst for expanded U.S.-manufactured exports and improved competitiveness for decades to come

Farmers National: 2015 is Key for Land Market

Published Aug. 3, 2015


“Harvest results of 2015 will make it a pivotal year, which could impact the land market for several years,” said Randy Dickhut, AFM, vice president of real estate operations at Farmers National Company.

Senators call on Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to help finance algae bloom clean

Published Aug. 3, 2015

The request was made in response to news of a huge toxic algae bloom forming in the lake's Western basin, and reports of harmful algae bacteria beginning to show up at water facilities in Toledo and other coastal communities.