“Water.” That was the first word that probably came to mind for many attending The Colusa Farm Show this week.
Like other U.S. commodity producers, California rice growers are waiting and watching for how events in Washington will affect their businesses.
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You can practically run your farm from a smartphone with the latest in mobile apps.
Here are 10 newer or time-tested ag apps that every farmer should try.
How much is it humanly possible to forecast future events on your farm?
With some mostly commonsense tactics, you can improve your prediction skills by 10% or more, according to new research.
Converting low-producing land to habitat creates a paradise on Pete Berthelsen’s farm.
For marginal lands money is available to convert a corner of your farm into other purposes – including habitat. The case for wildlife habitat establishment has turned down a different path in a time of below-breakeven corn prices, according to farmers and
A new national campaign to restrict use of a widely applied group of pesticides is bringing increased attention to the question of how to improve the health of honeybees and other pollinators.
This week a full-page advertisement appeared in major U.S. newspapers calling for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to impose a moratorium on use of neonicotinoids, a type of chemical used in seed treatments and other insecticides.
Solving global hunger needs to focus on the forces beyond the farm gate, according to experts speaking at a World Food Prize panel on Friday.
Despite some progress in alleviating poverty across the globe, hunger is still a huge issue, said Jomo Kwame Sundaram, an official with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). There are 842 million people who are suffering from chronic hunger, and that’s using a strict definition of the term, he said, meaning that people have been suffering from hunger for at least a year.