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Larry Hopkins, a sheep farmer from Westfield, was one of three new farmers elected to serve on the executive board of the American Sheep Industry Association.
Climate-altering pollution from greenhouse gases declined by nearly 2% in the United States in 2023, even as the economy expanded at a faster clip, a new report finds.
The market for Midwest farmland remains strong, but sales show signs that the market is reaching a plateau, after several years of upward momentum.
Solar farms and changing environmental policies may have an impact on values of farmland in the United States.
When it comes to renewable energy and Indiana farmland values, wind and wings are the major influencers.
The U.S. export share of world trade has declined over the years due to increased global competition, making the expansion of biofuels all the more important.
“Mathematics,” once explained Edward Frenkel, a renowned mathematician and author, “directs the flow of the universe, lurks behind its shapes and curves, (and) holds the reins of everything from tiny atoms to the biggest stars.”
After “the craziness of 2021 and 2022″ the farmland market appears to be catching its breath with stable to slight declines for the first half of 2023.
Well, I’ve just returned from the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival and it was entertaining and very informative. On Friday was the Sheep 101 classes and Saturday was the Profit Workshop classes.
Our 2023 growing season continues to be a challenge, but perhaps everyone is successfully adapting, because I don’t hear as many pity parties as during some growing seasons.
Chris Gould harvested record wheat yields from his farm in July. “The wheat produced 115 bushels per acre,” said Gould, who together with his wife, Dana, grow corn, soybeans and wheat on their Kane County farm.
American Farmland Trust noted its support for the introduction of the bipartisan Agrivoltaics Research and Demonstration Act of 2023.
Purdue University researchers have improved upon traditional solar energy structures used in agrivoltaic farming.
Rural Illinois stands to benefit from increased funding and changes in the Rural Energy for America Program.
Agricultural advancements have provided the ability to meet the food demands of an ever-growing population, but challenges lie ahead.