February is Black History Month, and as various industries around the United States celebrate the African American men and women who helped to share this nation, it’s important to remember to remember the roles that those in agriculture played. This is a particularly poignant topic because our agricultural landscape has been shaped by a history […]
I’ve been working in the agriculture industry for six years, and since coming on board, I’ve been intimately involved in almost every dairy issue or crisis as well as attending almost every one of our industrywide crisis drills. Here’s what I recommend you do soon — if not today — to prepare, because the worst […]
Farmer’s are losing money every day, yet many still has a smile on their faces. That’s true love for what you do, a passion for your profession.
We bring you some of the best farm photos on Instagram for Nov. 19. Want to get listed in this daily feature? Be sure to hashtag your pics with #agdaily. View this post on Instagram Well Hello Pretty Ladies! • • • #ranchlife #circlelranch #itsagreatday #lovinglife #ladies #cattletales #knowyourbeef A post shared by Naomi Loomis […]
Small farming operations will soon be getting a hand in precision agriculture productivity thanks to a new product from AgJunction. This week the autosteering company unveiled Wheelman, a new way for farmers to automatically and accurately steer farm equipment at a price that pays back in just one season for farmers working as few as […]
Our ancestors were apparently breaking bread long before they started farming. At a recent archaeological dig in northeastern Jordan, researchers believe they have discovered the world’s oldest bread. And the charred remains of the flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago predates the advent of agriculture by at least 4,000 years. The findings suggest that […]
While significantly more U.S. consumers trust farmers and ranchers, they are still reading labels, searching for local food, and trying to maintain a “clean” diet. The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance Board of Directors recently gathered in St. Louis where they presented the 2017 Consumer Perception research insights. According to the USFRA’s 2017 Consumer Perception […]