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- LESSONS LEARNED Farmers talk about pros, cons of energy exploration
- Eminent domain? Not so fast
- Farm Bureau busy in the Statehouse, Congress
- Where we’re at with WOTUS
- Foundation announces scholarship recipients
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The Food 3.0 project looks at the intersection of a growing global population and the demands for sustainable food supply less reliant on massive inputs of non-renewable energy, water and chemicals.
The expansion of oversight, which Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine opposes and has sued the federal EPA over, will authorize the agency to reach further into watersheds and regulate smaller streams and tributaries.
The announcement follows a letter sent by the two Senators from Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) and Sen. Joni Ernst (R., Iowa) to Agriculture Committee chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) requesting a hearing on the federal governmentâ€™s response to the ongoing outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).
n its Weekly Crop Progress Report, the USDA rated the U.S. corn crop at 69% good/excellent, slightly above last weekâ€™s 68%. However, the corn crop is silking at a rate of 12% vs. the 18% five-year average. For soybeans, the USDA rated the crop as 63% good/excellent vs. 63% a week ago. With 96% of the crop planted vs. 100% a year ago, that leaves about 3.2 million acres left to plant.
A passion and commitment to farming, for sure, is one of the traits you see in those farmers. They're in it for the long haul and work to do the best they can and continually improve what's been entrusted to them.