- Climate Change From A Faith-based Perspective
Farmers need to help find solutions to cope with climate change, says a discussion at a church in Ames.
- Looking On The Bright Side Of Lower Prices
A South Dakota farmer lists the positive things that will happen in a year when crop profit margins are tight.
- Super-Sized Equipment Not Suited for Highly Erodible Ground
Matching machinery size to soil conservation needs on Iowa's steep slopes.
- What's In The Farm Bill 'Bag' For You
Hundreds of groups thanked Congress for finally getting the Farm Bill done. Here's a peek at what's in it for Northeast farmers.
- Farmers Like the New Farm Bill; Activists Cry Foul
Some things never change when it comes to Congress, farmers and environmentalists.
- Bright Future For Corn, But Does Danger Lurk Around Every Corner?
At the S.D. corn convention, speakers say there's plenty of profit potential in corn -- but many political and regulatory challenges are coming.
- Why Iowa Needs A Farm Bill Now
Iowa leaders remain hopeful Congress will pass a new farm bill before end of the year.
- Conservation Compliance Not Always Clear
One thing is clear, if you want to remain eligible for federal farm programs, you best have a determination made before one tree is cut or one puddle drained.
- How Government Shutdown Affects Farmers
Farm bill expired Oct. 1, same day government shut down.
- Heat, Dryness Take Toll On Soybean Crop
End of summer drought conditions have reduced Iowa's soybean yield potential, as well as corn.