agricultural

Cuban Embargo and a New Pasture Clover
The president of an advocacy group lobbying to end the embargo on Cuba says he’s optimistic about working with the Trump administration.
James Williams with Engage Cuba says the President-elect was elected by Rural Americans, many of whom have strong ties to the agricultural community…
Food Scarcity Rising; New Food and Ag Resource Guide Released
A study by U.S. intelligence agencies concludes food scarcity among countries important to the U.S. is likely to rise in the next decade, risking social and political unrest. The study pointed towards climate change and extreme weather among the threats to food availability in key countries in comin…
Land Values Down; Water Rights Heat Up
The latest report from Creighton University shows 19 straight months of setbacks for U.S. agricultural land values. The report shows an index value of 31.1 this month for farmland values in 10 states ranging from North Dakota to Missouri. This compares to the 39...
House Passes Holmquist Newbry Farm Vehicle Bill
By a vote of 97 to 1 the State House of Representatives today passed a bill that clarifies that farmers and their help do not need to have a commercial driver’s license (CDL) when hauling agricultural products, equipment and supplies from their farms to storage...