The Substation Fire in Oregon quickly turned those hopes into fear, as the flames threatened wheat, livestock and homes in its way. It’s a fire that’s already destroyed homes and burned 80 square miles of wheat.
No farm is the same, with varying soils that create variable production. In the past, he said it’s been hard to track problem areas and then treat those areas on the fly. New technology is changing that.
As agriculture reaches the halfway point of 2018, grain and dairy farmers continue to wade through suffering crop and milk prices and rising debts. Farmer Mac looks at the net farm income forecast for 2018.
Severe dryness is dampening moods and outlooks across the barren West Texas fields. It’s a stark reality for dry fields that cotton has claimed, but it's not stopping the industry from looking to the future.
A trade deal between the U.S. and China is possibly near, according to Farm Journal Washington correspondent Jim Wiesemeyer, as China’s top economic advisors arrive in Washington to work through issues.