Mark your calendars for two summer events hosted by Beck’s Hybrids: Herbicide Insight Days and Becknology Days. The events offer research insight, new product information and educational seminars.
There will be a giant welcome mat at the door of Indiana FFA, said the organization’s new state president, Kourtney Otte of Seymour FFA. “My chapter has a saying, ‘Friends and Family for All,’ because FFA obviously is not an acronym anymore, but we still like to embrace that and tell people that you can come from any walk of life and you will find a place in FFA,” she said.
Cargill Chairman and CEO David MacLennan addressed members of the National Feed and Grain Association at the organization’s 125th annual convention, acknowledging farmers and ranchers as the heroes of the food system who played a critical role in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
As soon as an ear of corn is taken off its stalk or a potato is pulled from the ground, it travels anywhere from a few miles to across continents and sometimes undergoes processes that transform it into the food we consume.
New research has shown Americans’ eating habits have become more influenced by ethics and sustainability over the past year: nearly three-quarters, 71%, say they have paid more attention than ever to food provenance such as food labels and country of origin since the start of the pandemic.
Simply seeking a rural home for their budding family, the Sjuts family stumbled upon an acreage steeped in history and it took their lives in a direction they hadn’t anticipated.
U.S. agricultural exports are projected to reach a record-breaking $164 billion in fiscal year 2021. The most recent forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture noted the record high represents a $28 billion, or 21%, increase from the previous fiscal year 2020, and a $7 billion increase from the February forecast.
The recently-passed fiscal year 2022 budget featured new and increased support for conservation programs and the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
When it comes to helping those in need in their local community, while spreading awareness about agriculture, Amie Osborn and her husband, Vince, have it covered.
Gov. Eric Holcomb and Inari executives broke ground on an expanded greenhouse in West Lafayette. The seed gene-editing company is investing $22.3 million to upgrade, expand and equip the former Dow space.