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Washington Supreme Court: Farmworkers to get overtime pay

A divided Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday the state’s dairy workers are entitled to overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours a week, a decision expected to apply to the rest of the agriculture industry........Read More

Grain Quality Concerns in Frost-Damaged Corn

With so much snow and frost across the country, it’s time to talk about what it means for overall grain quality. Any quality issues will impact storability, harvest and potentially price received for products......Read More

2020 FARM PROGRESS SHOW AND HUSKER HARVEST DAYS CANCELED

The 2020 Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days have been canceled due to “rapidly changing conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.“Within days of our commitment to hold both farm shows, more than half the United States saw a significant spike in new cases of COVID-19. We have a multigenerational audience who travels from all across the country and around the world to attend the shows and.....Read More

Cranberry king enters Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

Mr. Peter Dhillon, CEO of the Richberry Group of Companies and one of the world’s largest supplier of cranberries, an agribusiness enterprise with operations in British Columbia and Quebec, Canada. The Richberry Group consists of cranberry companies, which combined, are one of Ocean Spray Cranberries largest shareholders and suppliers.....Read More

U.S. FARMERS FEEL SLIGHTLY BETTER ABOUT THE AG SECTOR’S ECONOMY, SURVEY SHOWS

U.S. farmers feel slightly better about the current and future farm economy, according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer.  In May, the latest reading, the index was up 7 points from April to a reading of 103, but it remained nearly 40% below its all-time high of 168 set in February 2020......Read More

U.S. farmers are "gonna be in trouble" without foreign labor during the coronavirus pandemic

While the spring harvest season is here in America, CBS News spoke to farmers who say there aren't enough workers. Foreign labor, mostly migrant workers, filled more than a quarter-million agriculture jobs in the U.S. last year, but this spring,.....Read More

ANTIQUE FARM EQUIPMENT MUSEUM TOUR – PART 2

Dave Mowitz continues the tour of the Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum in Pomeroy, Washington. In Part 2, we check out the museum's massive antique branding irons and other great features of the museum.....Read More

THE NEXT WAVE OF CONSERVATION AGRICULTURE

Care for soil, water and air is at the heart of every farm operation. Yet there are many ways to enhance the industry’s contributions to the environment, while increasing the financial and leadership position of farmers.,,,,Read More

SHORT SUPPLY OF CHRISTMAS TREES LEADS TO INCREASED PRICES

CHRISTMAS TREE PRICES are elevated this season as the supply dwindles and it becomes more difficult to find real trees.......Read More

CAN FOOD BRING BACK STRUGGLING U.S. CITIES?

In his new book, "Food Town USA: Seven Unlikely Cities That Are Changing the Way We Eat," author Mark Winne argues that "good food has become the new normal" nationwide, even outside well-known foodie cities like Chicago,....Read More

STATES WITH THE MOST FARM BANKRUPTCIES

Wisconsin has seen the highest number of farm bankruptcy filings over the past year, according to a recent report by the American Farm Bureau Federation.According to the report, which tracked bankruptcy filings over 12 months ending in September 2019, the Midwest accounted for 40% of the.......Read More

6 ISSUES TO WEIGH WHEN MAKING HARVEST MARKETING DECISIONS

In today’s commodity-marketing environment, sometimes the best opportunities last only days if not minutes,” says Chris Barron, Iowa farmer and a national financial consulting with Ag View Solutions. “The challenge for all of us is knowing whether a price opportunity is good enough.”....Read More

   

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