South Dakota SURE Program in Effect

As of January 5, 2010 South Dakota producers are eligible for the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program. Senator John Thune made the announcement following the approval of the program…

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Oregon Farmers Top Survey

A USDA survey has found that Oregon farmers are the most tech savy in the western part of the country. The survey, that is conducted every two years, found that…

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The Ethical Debate

A heated debate is on- should cows, chickens and pigs have altered DNA to avoid pain upon slaughter? Adam Shriver of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri believes the answer…

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Dairy Industry Advisory Committee

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is putting together a group of industry representatives to review and recommend policies and procedures for volatile milk prices and profitability. Those interested in the committee…

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Top Wind Power States

The American Wind Energy Association released data announcing the top states currently producing wind energy and those that have plans for future wind power projects. 1. Texas. Texas currently has…

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Money for Farms

In countless conversations over the past couple of months I hear one question often, "Are farm loans still available?" The answer is yes, money for farm loans is just as…

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