Regional Tags

A landmark agreement aimed at salmon restoration and clean energy projects along the Snake River is facing intense scrutiny and opposition from the agricultural industry.
A recent study by the Environmental Defense Fund in Kansas is urging farmers to diversify crop portfolios to mitigate risks and ensure long-term sustainability.
USDA Meteorologists are raising alarms over low snowpacks in key Northwestern watersheds that may lead to water shortages and disrupt spring or summer planting.
As Texas cattle producers prod the possibility of expansion, USDA weather experts caution that recovery from long-term drought conditions will be a slow process.
The study’s findings have sent ripples of concern through communities reliant on the Colorado River for irrigation, highlighting the vulnerability of water resources in the face of climate variability.
While the tentative agreement could offer permanent solutions beyond litigation, some expressed concern the five-year moratorium could further delay much-needed action.
Stakeholders are encouraged to submit comments by March 4, 2024, either online or by mail.
South Dakota legislators voted against a ban on weather modification experiments over sustainability concerns and hindrance on grain and ethanol production.
LSU AgCenter’s Craig Gautreaux ventures into the heart of northwest Louisiana to witness agriculture’s ongoing struggle with extreme drought conditions there.
The National Association of Agriculture Educators (NAAE) recently elected Bill Newsom, of Tennessee, as the organization’s new president.
U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced the DAMN Act to address debates over management of the Lower Snake River Dams.
Ever wonder about the tiny creatures known as sea monkeys? Dive into the fascinating world of brine shrimp at the Great Salt Lake Brine Shrimp Co-Op in Utah.
South Dakota lawmakers are focusing on value-added agriculture in new legislation initiatives for the state. The State House Majority Leader Representative says these bills would be the strongest landowner protections passed in two decades.
USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey discusses ongoing drought-related water storage issues with the Colorado River Basin and low snowpack levels in the Sierra Nevada.
Explore Secret Garden Bees’ sweet story of growth and success in the world of honey production thanks to a vital grant from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund.
Winter wheat is thriving is some areas despite a five-percent reduction in planted acres in Oklahoma. However, pasture and rangeland still face challenges posed by ongoing drought.
Last year’s winner sold for $230,000.
In part five of his blog series, “Top 10 Developments in Ag Law and Tax in 2023,” Roger McEowen tackles issue number three, California’s Prop 12 pork regulations.
Dickson County FFA Vice President Jacey Bowers was chosen as the Mayor’s Choice this year for her drawing of none other than the blue corduroy jacket!
Two Tennessee farmers were named National Young Farmer and Ranchers winners during the 105th annual meeting of the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Two Tennessee farmers were named National Young Farmer & Rancher winners during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 105th annual meeting last week.