Phil Johnson, 80, and his brother Doug, 83, talk about the dramatic changes in agriculture over their lifetimes.
No need to panic, says this economist. The fundamentals of trade show U.S. farmers are on the right side of trends.
Tim Gannon, Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, stopped by the Successful Farming office to tell us his plan to grow the state’s rural economy.
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates in June for the second time in 2018. Matt Monteiro, vice president of finance and treasurer for Farm Credit Mid-America, gives these points to keep in mind when thinking about how interest rates may affect farmers.
1. Rates are still historically low.
Successful Farming caught up with Iowa secretary of agriculture Mike Naig to talk about his priorities for the state.
National Pork Producers Council hosted World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, June 6-8, 2018.
Pig farmers at the World Pork Expo this week are naturally dismayed at the tariffs announced by Mexico yesterday, but ag economist Steve Meyer says it is too soon to panic.
If you want to know what’s happening in the swine industry, talk to the Herrings at Hog Slat.
John Howard, 77, has built his family’s farming enterprises from humble beginnings in tobacco growing to becoming a powerhouse in pork production, row-crop farming, and more.
Rob and Char Brenneman have built one of the largest family-owned swine operations in the U.S. from scratch.