In 2016, there was more than 290 million acres of farmland enrolled in and covered by the federal crop insurance program. Crop insurance is an important tool that allows farmers to manage the many extraordinary risks of farming, including the weather.
March 2014 marks the birthday of Dr. Norman Borlaug who is widely recognized as the Father of the Green Revolution and leader of the century movement to solve the world’s hunger issues through scientific development and implementation.
“My operation could not begin to stand the losses associated with drought and the severe weather without it,” said Holladay, an industry leader and cotton grower who has won the Farm Press/Cotton Foundation High Cotton Award for his conservation and sustainable farming practices. “The current drought would have taken out most, if not all, farms in the area where my operation is located.”
Find out how Genetically Modified Organics? GMOs are grown. and YES I Am so tired of seeing tomatoes in write ups about GMOs if you can't even get a picture of something that is GMO then you shouldn't be writing about them!
look at this poll. Without recent chemestries and technologies, we could never have accomplished what we have with agriculture.We asked farmers about their hopes for the future and what they need to succeed, on and off the field.
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Food products should not be labeled as “non-GMO” if there is no GMO counterpart for that product. That was the measure approved by delegates at the annual American Farm Bureau Federation convention this month. Measures approved by the nation’s largest farming organization ranged across a series of topics important to agriculture, from crop insurance to …