Articles by AGDAILY Reporters

Commodity groups: 2018 Farm Bill needs strong safety net

· March 28, 2017

Corn, soybean, wheat, barley, and sorghum growers voiced their concerns today in D.C. on both commodity policy and crop insurance. The House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management hosted several agricultural groups to testify in preparation for the 2018 Farm Bill. National Corn Growers Association President Wesley Spurlock said the Agriculture […]

Conner Prairie delivers extra-special English Longhorn calf

· March 28, 2017

Spring is in the air and farms across the nation are proudly showing off their new offspring across social media. For Conner Prairie Animal Encounters, this spring has been extra-special with the delivery of an incredibly rare English Longhorn calf, born from a surrogate. According to Conner Prairie’s latest blog, a 7-day-old embryo was shipped […]

NCBA asks Trump to get U.S. beef back in China

· March 28, 2017

The NCBA is asking President Donald Trump to raise the restoration of U.S. beef access to China when he meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping in April. Leaders from the NCBA, as well as the U.S. Meat Export Federation and the North American Meat Institute sent the request in a letter. American beef producers have […]

Ridley, Hubbard Feeds deliver feed to wildfire ranchers

· March 28, 2017

Hubbard Feeds and Ridley Block Operations, a recognized leader in the block supplement market, have teamed together to help feed cattle herds in the fire-stricken areas of Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. To support these cattle producers and ranchers, Hubbard Feeds and Ridley Block Operations are donating Range Cubes, CRYSTALYX products, dry feed calf pellets, […]

NRCS offers $19M to California farmers for air quality changes

· March 27, 2017

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has $19 million available for eligible California farmers to implement conservation practices that benefit air quality, which help to reduce on-farm emissions. Through the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP), NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to eligible agricultural producers for addressing their natural resource concerns, including the air […]

Shark Farmer podcasts with Texas wildfire victim

· March 23, 2017

Trent Cadra is a rancher in Texas who was struck by the wildfires — although, as Rob Sharkey says in his podcast blurb, you really wouldn’t know it by talking to him. Even with suffering a loss he is focused on others. Listen below, and be sure to follow Rob on Twitter!

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