Competition for farmland, market concentration, and protecting the crop safety net were among issues brought forward during a farm bill listening session hosted by House Agriculture Committee chair Glenn “GT” Thompson in southwest Minnesota Wednesday. Minnesota Farm Bureau president Dan Glessing told Thompson... Read More.
KANSAS — U.S. Congressman Tracey Mann is making 16 stops through Kansas this week starting today, Aug. 1 through Thursday Aug. 3. Mann plans to visit with Kansans and listen to their thoughts and concerns to represent the Big... Read More.
The Michigan Beef Industry Commission wants producer feedback on a state checkoff during upcoming listening sessions. Executive Director George Quackenbush tells Brownfield the addition of up to $1 per head would be significant for Michigan promotion and education efforts. “This proposal would at least double... Read More.
Entomologist Dr. Emily Bick Photo: University of Wisconsin Emily Bick develops tools and strategies supporting precision management practices for insect pest control. She tells Brownfield microphones have long been used to study insects. “Oftentimes, these are above-ground kind of audio recordings. What... Read More.