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Byline: Emma Wilson This week kicks off the 70th year of the celebration of National FFA Week and activities to promote and celebrate agriculture will be taking place throughout the week. “FFA members aren’t just the... (full story)


Kyle Lammers Byline: Emma Wilson Kyle Lammers was only 13 years old when a farming accident took his left arm. However, the loss of a limb didn’t keep Lammers from returning to the family farm, thanks... (full story)


Byline: Natalina Sents Welcome to This Week in Agriculture. We will bring you interesting, out-of-the-ordinary finds going on in agriculture. Not the big headlines, but the curious, funny, and inspiring stories across the... (full story)


Byline: Emma Wilson In a world where consumers want to know how their food is produced, editors Claire Brown and Joe Fassler are working to close the communication gap between consumers and farmers across the nation. Both... (full story)


Michael Vadon Byline: Chuck Abbott As part of a mammoth package envisioned by the Trump administration, the nation’s governors would be given $50 billion in block grants to help finance rural projects... (full story)


Mike McGinnis Byline: Mike McGinnis DES MOINES, Iowa -- The U.S. soybean and wheat ending stocks are getting bigger, while the corn stocks tighten, according to the USDA. As a result, corn market... (full story)


Byline: Successful Farming Staff Welcome to This Week in Agriculture. We will bring you interesting, out-of-the-ordinary finds going on in agriculture. Not the big headlines, but the curious, funny, and inspiring stories... (full story)


Photo: TedX Manhattan Byline: Agri-Pulse Communications Wayne Pacelle, who built the Humane Society of the United States into the country's most effective animal rights organization as its president... (full story)


iStock: Marc Bruxelle Byline: Chuck Abbott Sen.  Jeff Flake , from trade-sensitive Arizona, said he had secured commitments from the Trump administration to avoid “ill-advised seasonal or regional”... (full story)


David Ekstrom Byline: Chuck Abbott President Trump set out to erase the Obama-era Waters of the United States rule in his first weeks in office. Now the EPA has finalized an action that should keep... (full story)


Photo: USDA Byline: Agri-Pulse Communications Mary Kay Thatcher plans to join Syngenta's Washington, D.C. office as senior lead of Federal Government Relations in mid-February. In this new role,... (full story)


Photo: TedX Manhattan Byline: Chuck Abbott Wayne Pacelle, the scourge of the U.S. meat industry in his role as chief executive of the Humane Society of the United States, is the subject of three... (full story)


Joyce N. Boghosian Byline: Chuck Abbott After declaring “America is a nation of builders,” President Trump asked Congress to write a bill that would fund $1.5 trillion in “gleaming new roads, bridges,... (full story)


Byline: Natalina Sents Attendees reached for their phones to document and react to the keynote speakers at Friday’s Land Expo in West Des Moines, Iowa. The event attracted farmers, investors, bankers, and economists from... (full story)


iStock: ronniechua Byline: Chuck Abbott In a letter to leaders of the NAFTA nations,  seven wheat groups  that span the continent and represent a range of players, from growers to millers to bakers,... (full story)


Byline: Chuck Abbott A year to the day after President Trump pulled the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, the remaining 11 nations, which include Australia, Japan, Canada, and Mexico, completed... (full story)


Photography: Provided by Danielle Nierenberg Byline: Laurie Bedord Growing up, Danielle Nierenberg was a city kid unwillingly living the country life. “My parents wanted to raise their kids in the... (full story)


Iowa Senator Charles Grassley Byline: Chuck Abbott On the same day that Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue released a 42-point list of farm bill principles, Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley said the 2018 bill... (full story)


USDA Byline: Chuck Abbott The 2018 farm bill, while helping “those truly in need” to get enough food, should “support work as the pathway to self-sufficiency, well-being, and economic mobility,” said... (full story)


Byline: Chuck Abbott Voluntary conservation, boosted by USDA’s cost-share programs, has “proved unable to achieve reduction in emissions large enough to meet water (quality) goals,” says the American Enterprise Institute... (full story)


USDA Byline: Jodi Henke On the day U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Purdue took office, President Trump signed an executive order that created an Agriculture and Rural Prosperity task force. It was created... (full story)


Byline: Natalina Sents Over 700 people gathered in Treamont, Illinois for Precision Planting’s 2018 Winter Conference on Tuesday. “This is the biggest and baddest winter conference we’ve ever had,” says Brad Arnold,... (full story)


Byline: FERN's Ag Insider After a three-year plunge, U.S. farm income is stabilizing “at much lower levels than in previous years,” said the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank, warning that “growing inventories and... (full story)


Michael Vadon Byline: Natalina Sents President Trump spoke to a crowd of farmers and ranchers on Monday at American Farm Bureau's convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Agricultural producers and... (full story)


David Ekstrom Byline: Natalina Sents A SMALL-TOWN EFFORT FOR A FELLOW FARMER AND FRIEND Posted on: October 13, 2017 In six hours, 11 combines, 21 semis, and 14 auger wagons harvested 400 acres of... (full story)


Byline: Successful Farming Staff Welcome to This Week in Agriculture – or TWIA, for short. We will bring you interesting, out-of-the-ordinary finds going on in agriculture. Not the headlines, but the curious, funny, and... (full story)


Byline: Jessie Scott Vermeer’s self-propelled baler, the Successful Farming 2017 Ultimate UTV Evaluation, and the story of a community coming together to harvest a farmer’s crop all made the Agriculture.com top 10 list for... (full story)


Photography: Natalina Sents Byline: Lisa Prater Make plans now to attend an upcoming conference for women in agriculture. These events offer inspiring speakers, educational sessions, and the chance to... (full story)


This week, America’s farmers and ranchers of all sizes will be receiving the Census of Agriculture in their mailboxes. It’s taken every five-years by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics service, and is important because it provides the only... (full story)


David Ekstrom Byline: Emma Wilson The 2017 USDA Census of Agriculture is on its way to farmers across the nation and is their voice, future, and opportunity. The updated form will arrive the beginning... (full story)


iStock: BackyardProduction Byline: Chuck Abbott Rural mortality rates are up, spurred by drug abuse, and it’s dragging down the rural population and draining rural America of its workforce, according... (full story)


News Byline: Natalina Sents Like most farmers, Cristen Clark wears lots of hats – coach, mother, wife, home cook, and blogger . Her sense... (full story)


News Byline: Natalina Sents Carrie Mess is a dairy farmer in southern Wisconsin who has built a well-known food and agriculture blog .... (full story)


News Photo: FFA Byline: Zoe Zuidema A record 67,006 members, advisors, supporters, and guests gathered from across the nation... (full story)


News Byline: Karen Bernick Operating a Christmas tree farm for 20 years took a toll on Kathi Albertson’s shoulder, so last January the... (full story)


News USDA Byline: Karen Bernick SF: What significance does opioid addiction have in the list of issues facing rural America? ... (full story)


News Byline: Brendan Unkrich Adam Timmerman was born and raised on a farm in Cherokee, Iowa. He went on to play college football at South... (full story)


News USDA Byline: Justin Davey Secretary Perdue was in attendance at the 2017 national FFA convention in Indianapolis on... (full story)


News Byline: Zoe Zuidema The National FFA Organization aims to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their... (full story)


News Byline: Emma Wilson For a farm to become and remain sustainable requires looking into new opportunities, education and... (full story)