Articles by AGDAILY Staff

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Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue celebrates first year at USDA

· April 25, 2018

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue commemorated his first year at the USDA today by releasing a new interactive website and video. In his first year, Secretary Perdue and the USDA team made breakthroughs in agricultural trade, moved to reduce burdensome regulations, responded to natural disasters, and battled through the worst fire season on record, […]

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NFL quarterback draft pick has strong farming, FFA background

· April 25, 2018

This week all eyes will be watching to see what NFL team snags the #2 quarterback draft pick Josh Allen. While the 6 foot 5 Wyoming quarterback is known for his cannon of an arm, many might not realize Allen has strong farming roots in California. Raised on a cotton, wheat, and cantaloupe farm 15 […]

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8 things farmers want you to know about farming

· April 25, 2018

AGDAILY columnist and national agvocate Michelle Miller (aka Farm Babe) provided the insights for Nick Saik’s video about the eight things farmers want you to know about farming. Saik is the person behind the informative KNOW IDEAS MEDIA videos on YouTube, and here he tackles “factory farming,” the use of chemicals in ag, and sustainability, among […]

The list of organic pesticides approved by the USDA

· April 24, 2018

While much about modern farming techniques center around the use of synthetic pesticides (a catch-all term that includes herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides) on large acreage, organic producers of all sizes also use a variety of chemicals to control weeds and bugs on their farms. This article contains a list of organic pesticides approved by the […]

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West Virginia couple celebrates 36,000 miles on Polaris RZR

· April 19, 2018

When a West Virginia couple purchased a Polaris RZR in 2009, they fell in love with the off-road vehicle. In fact they loved the “Ole Girl” so much they’ve put nearly 36,000 miles on the machine. Dan and Janie Wayne of Gassaway have made countless memories exploring their small town and scenic backroads of West […]

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Get your grill game on point with Cowboy Bob’s advice

· April 17, 2018

Spring is almost here, and that means you’re going to be itchin’ to break out the grill and fire it up for some great cuts of meat. If it’s steak you’re eyeballing, what’s the best cut? Well, Robert “Cowboy Bob” Peterson is here to drop some of his knowledge on your. He’s a chuck wagon […]

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Glyphosate: A hidden villain?

· April 16, 2018

Glyphosate is the off-patent herbicide that’s often demonized by anti-GMO activists and other extremists. Yet, who’s the man behind glyphosate, and why is he winning some of the highest honors in science if his invention is so damaging? Nick Saik goes into detail on his KNOW IDEAS MEDIA YouTube channel.

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