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To be a woman in agriculture is to face a unique set of challenges. And because I know all too well the trials that women can face as they look to take on leadership roles, I made it a goal as USDAâ€™s Deputy Secretary to start a community for women leaders in agriculture.
The joint effort between Farm Bureau and Feeding America, the nationâ€™s largest hunger relief organization, is a national community action program through which farmers and ranchers can help ensure every American enjoys the bounty of food they produce.
Just like agriculture, Budweiser has been fighting claims that they produce their product based on quantity, not quality and they are too big to do things for the right reasons
Companies including Monsanto Co. and Deere & Co. are investing more in cybersecurity as the farming business grows more datacentric, with satellite-steered tractors and algorithm-driven planting services expanding across the U.S. Farm Belt, executives said at an industry event Thursday.
The most comprehensive answer may be, as Vilsack said in an interview, "Science, like everything else, evolves."
Bigger droughts, more frequent flooding, more devastating storms â€” these are some of the effects that climate change is already having on our planet. And farmers, many of them small, family growers in developing countries, are on the front lines
Last week's USDA Ag Outlook Forum painted a picture of a corn market that could remain in the $3.50- to $4-per-bushel range for a while. Years, even. That sort of price range doesn't bode particularly well for sustained strength in farmland rents, with farmers feeling the squeeze created by the divergence of falling grain prices and land prices that have yet to fall too much.
February pork supplies were expected to be up about 3%, while actual supplies have been up 7% due to 4% more hogs reaching the market than anticipated.
Whatâ€™s most important when planning for a transition of ownership is having a family meeting, said Don Schreiber, director of the Advanced Consulting Group at Nationwide Financial.
Since 2002, new volunteers in OSU Extension youth programs â€” including roughly 20,000 4-H advisers and Master Gardener volunteers across the state â€” have been required to have an Ohio Bureau of Criminal Activity fingerprint and background check. The new policy now requires all students, staff and volunteers working in these programs to be fingerprinted every four years.