Online course to better equip farmers, their families, and the agricultural community with tools and resources to help in stressful times. What is farm stress and how can you help? With the current uncertainties the farming community is facing, it’s...
Large-scale family farms were more likely to have stronger financial performance than other farms, according to USDA, Economic Research Service (ERS) researchers using data from the 2011-20 Agricultural Resource Management surveys (ARMS). ERS researchers categorized farms as low risk...
Evergreen Bank (EvergreenBankGroup.com) is expanding its lending platform across the Midwest by partnering with technology-driven Tillable, Inc. Tillable (Tillable.com) is a market leader in providing real estate, operations and financing support to the farming communities it serves. With this...
Larger sized loans continued to boost lending activity in the second quarter while farm loan interest rates edged higher. by: Ty Kreitman and Cortney Cowley Larger sized loans continued to boost lending activity in the second quarter while farm loan interest...
This past week's hot and humid weather  continues to be forecasted for the next five to seven days. Both the National FHB Risk model as well as the NDSU Small Grain Disease Forecasting Model are, and will likely continue,...
A global analysis of the representation of traditional farmer varieties (often called landraces) of 25 major crops in gene banks around the world has shown that tremendous progress has been made over more than a half-century toward their conservation,...
Today, leading industry associations launched the Ag Bioeconomy Coalition to advance federal policy initiatives that foster growth toward a circular economy based on innovative products derived from agricultural commodities. Encompassing a broad range of technologies, the ag bioeconomy uses...
While in recent decades public agricultural research and development (R&D) funding in the United States has trended downward, several other major trading partners have increased their funding. The European Union's expenditures have grown since 2000, as have the expenditures in...
The Indications are that land auction activity will be good during the 2022 pre and post-harvest sales seasons. With the normal slowdown of land sales during spring planting and the early summer period coming to an end, booking of...
Sub-Saharan Africa is a major influencer in global agricultural trends. Rising incomes, growing populations, and increasing urbanization position the region as a growing market for agricultural exports. Dietary patterns in many areas of this region have shifted with the...
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