Monthly Archives: October 2022
Monthly Archives: October 2022

Think “Safety First” During Harvest

Harvest is a busy time of year, and often a rush against mother nature to get all the crops out of the field. However, it’s important to stop and think about your safety and the safety of others. North Carolina …

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Labor Shortages Limiting Farm Growth

The Farm Workforce Modernization Act would provide farmers and ranchers opportunities to expand. Passed by the House of Representatives earlier this year, the bill now awaits movement in the Senate. Kansas Livestock Association Chief Executive Officer Matt Teagarden says the …

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Midwest Transport Challenges May be Significant

Between potential rail strikes, low levels in key waterways and trucker shortages, there may be significant challenges to moving agricultural products out of the Upper Midwest. Neal Kemmet is the president of ACE Ethanol and Fox River Valley Ethanol in …

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A Short History of Corn

Farmers are winding down another corn growing season, just like those before them for thousands of years. Gary Truitt shares more

ARC-PLC Sign Up Process for Crop Year 2023 Underway

What do producers need to know regarding election and enrollment in one of two primary USDA farm safety net programs for next year? Rod Bain reports.

Safe and Happy Halloween Trick-or-Treating

Parents can do things to make sure their little trick-or-treaters have a safe, happy and non-threatening time. Gary Crawford has more.

The Yonder Report

Polls indicate rural residents are even more frustrated than urban people about inflation, two dozen Ohio groups are calling on the EPA to revoke the state’s authority to regulate fracking waste, and beware the Election Day eclipse.

Still Dry, Still Little Rain in Forecast for NC, SC

There’s a chance of rain that COULD spoil some trick or treat plans on Monday…SFN’s Mike Davis talks with climatologist Corey Davis to get the latest weather outlook.

Commentary: John R. Block Reports from Washington

“On the Farm” Hello, everybody out there in farm country.  This radio commentary is brought to you by the National Corn Growers Association, CropLife America, and Renewable Fuels Association.  They are all friends, supporters, and allies of a healthy farm …

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NC’s Halifax, Warren Counties Get Federal Boost Toward Rural Broadband

North Carolina’s AccessOn Networks Inc. is receiving a $17.5 million grant from USDA to connect thousands of people, 100 businesses, 76 farms and 22 educational facilities to high-speed internet in Halifax and Warren counties. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack made the …

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