Maintaining Legacy in The Driftless Area: Wisconsin chicken producer shares commitment to sustainability
At Rippley Family Farms in Buffalo County, Wisconsin, “sustainability” is not just a buzzword. Rather, it is a lasting commitment to preserving the farm for its third generation and ensuring its success in the years to come.
Right now, the shipping backlog on the Panama Canal is up to 26 days. That is due to the water system experiencing its driest October in more than 70 years.
Transportation Woes: Grain exporters struggle with rising prices & backlogs along the shrinking Panama Canal
American agricultural exports will soon slow down as the Panama Canal dries up.
Recent rainfall may bring good news for farmers trying to ship crops along the Mississippi River this harvest season. However, conditions are not looking quite as mighty for barges trying to make it through the Panama Canal.
Western states announce collective water conservation efforts underway to protect the Colorado River
This new decision followed years of tense negotiations and ahead of the Biden Administration’s long-term protection effort announced for 2026.
Despite his relentless work on the ranch, seventh-generation cattle producer Matt Pearce is looking forward to a well-deserved break to attend CattleCon 2024, the upcoming National Cattlemen’s Beef Association convention in Orlando.
Low water levels on the Mississippi River are mimicking last year and now the USDA has released data showing conditions are actually worse right now than this time in 2022.
Dry conditions will always impact yields at harvest, but now they are weighing on something else: the farmland real estate market.
The University of Tennessee’s Institute of Agriculture is exploring the viability of peanut farming in Tennessee, a crop more common to its southern neighbors.
The Fulstone Family’s sixth generation is working hard to make environmental stewardship a cornerstone of their Nevada cattle operation as its seventh generation learn the ropes, preparing to take the helm of the family’s ranching legacy.
Stuart Woolf, a second-generation farmer in California’s Central Valley, shares his deep passion for farming and sustainable agriculture.
The Walkes Family’s inspiring journey in agriculture showcases the incredible potential of sustainable agriculture, land transformation, and community collaboration. We learn their story in the new feature series, “Our Amazing Grasslands” by the South Dakota Grasslands Coalition.
Raising the Steaks: NCBA commends 5th-gen Montana ranch for a legacy built on sustainable beef production
The Mannix Brothers Ranch is a glimmering example of sustainability in the cattle industry as well as their steadfast effort to create a legacy of sustainable land management.
Harvest is underway in many parts of the United States, but according to a representative with Nutrien Ag Solutions, it is never too early to plan ahead for the next growing season.
Guardians of the Grasslands: 1st-Gen Farm Family preserves their legacy, passion & piece of Texas prairie
Texas cattle producer David Crow took a leap into ranching as a passionate, first-generation farmer. Today, has grown into a legacy that will continue for generations to come by using sustainable grazing practices and innovative land management techniques against invasive species.
U.S. Dept of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Thursday the department will invest $1.13 billion into an initiative to distribute trees across the country in order to combat “extreme heat and climate change and improve access to nature in cities, towns, and suburbs where more than 84% of Americans live, work, and play.”
This Florida cattle rancher CARES for future generations through his commitment to sustainable management
Florida Farm Bureau’s ‘CARES’ program publicly recognizes farmers and ranchers in The Sunshine State who go above and beyond to protect the state’s natural resources. We take you to Crooked Creek Farm in Altha, Florida, one of the operations recognized for its use of sustainable management practices.
When beavers and their dams disappeared in the 90s, the land around Jason Fellows’ Idaho farm started losing water because the stream was moving too fast down the hill. Jason remembered where those dams were and has built Beaver Dam Analogs (BDAs) to bring sustainability to the soil, and the water, and to attract beavers back into the area.