Rising Temps & California Flooding and Farm Bankruptcy Rate Low
The onset of warm temperatures is accelerating the melting of a record-breaking snowpack, triggering worries of continued flooding in California’s Central Valley.
California Winegrape Crop Smallest in Decade and Freight Prices Drop
Freight prices have dropped to lows not seen since June 2020, according to a recent analysis by U.S. Wheat Associates.
Brother vs Brother: Kelces Prepare for Super Bowl Showdown
A pair of siblings will square off on the NFL’s grandest stage. Travis and Jason Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles (respectively), will make Super Bowl history.
Kraken Released: Surprising Seattle in Thick of Playoff Race
The Kraken have been enjoying a surprisingly good second season and have already surpassed totals for wins and points from their first season.
Hall of Famer Bobby Hull, the Golden Jet, Dies at 84
Hall of Fame forward Bobby Hull, who helped the Chicago Blackhawks win the 1961 Stanley Cup Final, has died. Hull was 84.
Farm Groups Fear New WOTUS Rule & Skilled Work in Rural America
Farm groups say they fear the EPA’s new “Waters of the United States” rule will create confusion and cause disruptions to routine agricultural activities.
Beef Exports to East Asia on Record Pace and Retail Food Prices Up
U.S. beef exports to East Asia in 2022 are again on record pace after a record year in 2021. A new USDA report shows retail food prices increased 8.9% in the first seven months of 2022.
Vilsack Asked to Help Organic Prod. & Biotech Corn Worries in Mexico
Leaders of state corn groups and the National Corn Growers Association called on President Biden to take additional steps to address the pending decree by Mexico that would block imports of biotech corn.
Cattle Contract Library Pilot Program and AFBF Urges H-2A Reforms
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association welcomed the release of the final rule from the USDA to establish the Cattle Contract Library Pilot Program.
Mississippi State Football Coach Mike Leach Dies at 61
Mississippi State says football coach Mike Leach has died following complications from a heart condition at the age of 61.