In April, June, and August, juries in North Carolina ruled against the pork production division of Smithfield Foods in nuisance cases involving contract growers.
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.