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Farmer’s Share of Food Dollar Declining

For every dollar Americans spend on their Thanksgiving dinner this year, farmers and ranchers will earn approximately 11.9 cents, according to National Farmers Union. This marks a slight decline from 2019, when farmers claimed 12.15 cents of the Thanksgiving food

A “Remarkable” Turnaround in Corn/Soybean Markets

Corn and soybean markets have been on the upswing in the last two months and recent USDA reports have added to that. Gary Crawford has more.

Watch for Rivers Rising from Eta Waters

It’s been a week now since the remnants for Hurricane Eta passed through the Carolinas, but now rivers are rising again from that heavy rainstorm. Mike Davis talks with climatologist Corey Davis about the expected impacts.

Congress Has Big Shoes to Fill During Ag Policymaking in 2021

Analysts continue to speculate what ag policymaking is going to look like in the Post-Roberts-Peterson-Conaway Era. Longtime House Ag Chair Collin Peterson lost his re-election bid, Ranking Member Michael Conaway of Texas retired, as did Senate Ag Committee Chair Pat

Fall Fertilizer Could Mean Big Spring

As growers wrap up harvest every year, farmer attention turns to preparing fields for the following spring. Fall fertilizer applications can offer many benefits to growers looking to save time and money. Steve Carlsen is the Levesol and Crop Enhancement

Ag Trade May Look Very Different Over the Next Four Years

Many in agriculture are wondering what the future holds under a Joe Biden Administration, especially when it comes to trade. Randy Russell is a former USDA Undersecretary and the current President of the Russell Group in Arlington, Virginia.  He spoke

Vote for County Committee Members

Voting is underway for members for committees that help provide local information to USDA about its programs. Stephanie Ho has the story.

Wolf Delisting Will be Challenged, but Likely to Survive

It’s been more than two weeks since the U.S. Government decided to remove Gray Wolves from the Endangered Species List, making many in agriculture very happy. But there are others upset by the ruling, so the battle is far from

Conquering the Holiday Food Marathon

The holiday season is the time for food and lots of it. An expert has some advice on how to reduce holiday weight gain. Gary Crawford has the story.\

Hemp Group Recognized by USDA Foreign Ag Service

The National Industrial Hemp Council announced it has received $200,000 in funds from the USDA’s Market Access Program to support export market development for industrial hemp. “We are grateful for the USDA confidence and the recognition of NIHC as the