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News Nebraska farmer says Western U.S. wildfires prevent corn from maturing July 20, 2021 By Kellan Heavican Filed Under: 2021 Growing Season, Ag Weather, Agriculture, Agronomy, Climate, Corn, Crops, Crops, Dicamba, Farmer, Nebraska, News, Soybeans, weather A Southwest Nebraska farmer says he’s worried crops might not get enough sunlight.  Andy Jobman of Gothenburg tells Brownfield …

News Wisconsin crops doing well, despite scattered moisture July 19, 2021 By Larry Lee Filed Under: 2021 Growing Season, Corn, Crops, Crops, Grains, Hay/Forage, News, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, Wisconsin Widely scattered showers helped some of Wisconsin’s crops last week.  USDA reporters say rainfall was spotty except for a band of thunderstorms between Tomah and Manitowoc.  …

BOZEMAN — Important deadlines for farmers and ranchers are quickly approaching for the the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Conservation Reserve Program. Signed into law by President Reagan in 1985, the Conservation Reserve Program is one of the largest private land conservation programs in the nation. USDA is reminding landowners of two important enrollment deadlines for …

BEIJING: Chinese, Pakistani and Turkish researchers have stressed on climate-smart agriculture, as the world is struggling to maintain and increase agriculture production against the backdrop of the growing climate-related challenges. In a milestone move, these researchers on Saturday published two English monographs on climate-smart agriculture. The publications, “Sustainable Soil and Land Management and Climate Change” …

Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was appointed to the Midwestern Legislative Conference Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee for their 75th annual meeting in Rapid City, South Dakota. The committee meeting took place July 10-13 and focused on issues, challenges and interests facing multiple states in the Midwest. Ruud served as one of the representatives for …

Jul. 15—HENDERSON — Vance Charter School teacher Kelly Dixon has earned an Ag in the Classroom Going Local grant from North Carolina Farm Bureau. Dixon started the project last winter, the title of her proposal from the grant was “Goat To Be NC Agriculture.” Dixon plans to use the money from the grant to create …

Kaysi LaPoint visited the farm owned by her extended family in Lamar, Colo., as a child. They grew wheat and milo and raised cattle, and she loved “every minute of time spent out in the land” and learned the ins and outs of farming along the way. “That sincere love and joy of being involved …

One element of the order would ask the Justice Department to work with regulatory agencies against foreign-owned shipping alliances and monopolized rail routes that the administration believes have driven up shipping costs nationwide. “It doesn’t sound right to most people that there are three shipping companies that are dominating the market and upping and increasing …

Some 4-Hers and clubs value static projects over livestock projects or vice versa. But I think a variety of experiences in life brings us all the greatest value, which is a part of why I love 4-H and county fairs so much. 4-H doesn’t dictate your path. Your 4-H member finds their own passions through …

Jeff Tober There’s no question that we need to significantly increase use of solar and other clean sources of energy as quickly as possible to meet New Jersey’s worthy Energy Master Plan goal of transitioning to 100% clean energy by 2050 and try to prevent the worst effects of climate change. Farms and farmland may very well …