ICYMI farm news highlights | Thursday, January 13, 2022
We’re racing toward the weekend, but before the week is up, catch up on news you may have missed.
Editor Alex Gray writes about the big growth leaders in machinery sales in 2021. Even amid supply chain shortages and other difficulties caused by the pandemic, nearly 360,000 total tractors and combines were sold from dealer lots.
Editor Lisa Foust Prater covers advice shared to readers from the early 20th century.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced up to $225 million in available funding for conservation partners through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program.
Drinking water for more than 370,000 Californians is contaminated with arsenic, nitrate, and other chemicals, according to an extensive analysis by researchers at UC Berkeley and UCLA. In many cases, the state’s agricultural industry is to blame.