Photo Provided by the Indiana State Fair The Indiana State Fair is shining a spotlight on Hoosier farmers during the 18-day event that runs through Aug. 20. Hill Farms located in Hancock County was the featured farm family operation for opening day of the state... Read More.
A Michigan lawmaker says his newly introduced bill will help incentivize demand and educate consumers about biodiesel. Representative John Fitzgerald tells Brownfield the bipartisan legislation provides retail fuel operators a tax credit for selling higher blends of biodiesel, like B5+ and B11+. “This is kind... Read More.
A Wisconsin farmer says the dry growing conditions are not only affecting crop growth, but it’s also making it a tough year to battle weeds and insects. Shane Goplin raises corn, soybeans, and alfalfa hay on around three thousand acres near Osseo. He... Read More.
Photo provided by National FFA Organization FFA members from across the country are in the nation’s capital this summer to learn how to be changemakers and impactful leaders in their communities. Facilitator Luc Sproles says a highlight of the Washington Leadership Conference is students... Read More.
Crop conditions showed some improvement last week following widespread rain in Michigan. As of last Sunday, the USDA says 10 percent of soybeans are blooming with 30 percent in good to excellent condition while corn is rated at 33 percent. Dry beans are 85... Read More.