Will Old Farmers Change
James Meade 03/20/2013 @ 9:58pm
The average farmers is up in years and is not likely to be farming in 15 years. At some point, that farmer quits changing equipment and practices and starts making do with what he has. The new farmer may choose equipment adapted to a new environment. We're going to have a big turnover of farmers in the next decade. Adaptation may not be a change in one farmer but a change between succeeding farm operators.
Trendline Yields? HA HA HA
Darrin Steinert 03/20/2013 @ 5:38pm
Without a doubt we will be below trendline yields. Even if we had ideal weather, our "TRENDLINE YIELDS" would be unattainable. But, they've got to blame it on something, looks like the drought is the winner until the cycles change.
Global Warming is causing more intense hurricanes!
Peter Ross 03/20/2013 @ 4:45pm
Dont kid yourself we are in for Bigger Storms! You will see more Category 5 Huricanes coming our way!
Scientists from around the world are clear about one thing. Because of global warming Hurricanes are likely to get more intense and damages to crops and assets will only increase. So be prepared and do what you can do to reduce the burning of carbon fuels that are causing this whole climate change! http://clmtr.lt/cb/qfG
EPA gets an earful on RFS By: DANIEL LOOKER12/05/2013 @ 6:32pm
An EPA hearing in Arlington, Virginia, Thursday on its proposal to roll back its mandate for…
Good cop, bad cop on nutrient management By: DANIEL LOOKER12/03/2013 @ 7:13pm
At its annual meeting in Des Moines this week, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation is promoting the…
White House deploys economists for farm bill By: DANIEL LOOKER11/21/2013 @ 4:41pm
The White House Rural Council and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released a report today that…