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Sorghum Checkoff Releases Videos on Sugarcane Aphid Management

Sorgum Checkoff

LUBBOCK, Texas – The United Sorghum Checkoff Program recently released eight videos on sugarcane aphid management for 2017. The video series provides growers with information received from the Sorghum – Sugarcane Aphid Research Exchange Meeting held in January of this

Farm Bureau Member Discusses Obamacare with President Trump

A Georgia Farm Bureau member met with President Donald Trump at the White House this week to discuss how the Affordable Care Act is affecting rural America. Micheal Clements has more… Brittany Ivey, a Georgia Farm Bureau member and Young

Pork Exports Begin the Year Strong

In January, the United States pork industry continued the momentum in the international markets that was seen in 2016. According to Pork Checkoff vice president of international marketing Becca Nepple, the January statistics are exciting…tape Cut #1               :13        OC:…”being exported.”

Hog Producers Gearing Up for Expanded Production

Even though hog prices may be falling, producers are still intent on expanding production. Gary Crawford has more.

2018 Farm Bill Topic at 2017 Commodity Classic

At the General Session of the 2017 Commodity Classic the farmer leaders of the commodity groups spoke to the audience on issues facing agriculture.  Ron Moore, President of the American Soybean Association discussed some of the things farmers would like

Commodity Leaders Speak in General Session

The current national farmer leaders spoke at the General Session of the 2017 Commodity Classic.  Each was asked what they felt the most important issues were for their particular commodity.  Wesley Spurlock, president of National Corn Growers Association spoke of

Another Way to Evaluate $3.40 Corn

Farmers across the United States aren’t very happy with the price of corn in Chicago. However, a University of Illinois study shows they might reconsider what that price really means given the very good yields most harvested last fall. Todd

Keeping Bees Buzzing

Lawmakers are looking for ways to keep bees buzzing… A bipartisan group of legislators have unveiled a bill called The “Pollinator Protection Act” that would place new limits on certain types of pesticides linked to the decline in bee hives. 

Corn Growers on Capitol Hill

The National Corn Growers Association is meeting on Capitol Hill and talking with lawmakers on issues important to corn farmers this week. NCGA first vice president Kevin Skunes of North Dakota says despite the winter weather in Washington, D.C., they

Ag Day at the NCGA

Representatives from the state’s largest industry are taking their message to the state capitol today. It’s Agriculture Awareness Day at the NC General Assembly. SFN’s Rick Martinez talked with Larry Wooten of the NC Farm Bureau, one of the key