Farmers Share Yield Secrets

SFN’s Rhonda Garrison has been covering the 2017 Commodity Classic from San Antonio, Texas, where she spoke with Ken Root, fellow farm broadcaster from Iowa who moderated a blue ribbon panel entitled “Break Through Yield Barriers; Production Practices for High-Yield Acres Nationwide.”

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The National Pork forum wrapped up its run in Atlanta, Georgia last week. National Pork Board President Jan Archer said one of the biggest topics for producers at the forum was how much meat the industry is producing. Archer says the nation’s pork producers are more efficient than they’ve ever been…tape

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AP correspondent Candace Choi reports milk producers are campaigning to have the Food and Drug Administration require that almond milk and other substitutes be called something else.


A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.