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WOOSTER, Ohio — A new coffee table book, Sheltering Generations — The American Barn, features 40 family ranchers in more than 20 different states, including the Hadrick Family of Faulkton, S.D.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is opening signup for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) on Dec. 9. The deadline for agricultural producers to sign up for general CRP is Feb. 28, 2020, while signup for continuous CRP is ongoing.
OPINION As we gather around our tables this holiday season, America’s farmers and ranchers have good reason to be thankful and to hope. Thanksgiving began on the farm, and I can’t think of a more-fitting place for the roots of hope and gratitude to take hold. Yes we have faced – and continue to face – difficult times, but we don’t reserve gratitude only for the easy times.
Authorities may have found remains of one of two Wisconsin farmers who disappeared last summer hidden in a dirt-filled stock trailer purchased…
OPINION Representatives of a national coalition representing almost 10,000 U.S. farmers and ranchers held a press conference earlier this fall in Washington, D.C., to announce the delivery of a letter to Congress urging support for the Green New Deal. They called on lawmakers to make agriculture policy reform a priority for addressing the climate crisis and the economic crisis facing independent family farms.
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In most cases, qualified farmers and ranchers whose drought-sale replacement period was scheduled to expire on Dec. 31 now have until the end of their next tax year to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A national coalition representing almost 10,000 U.S. farmers and ranchers today delivered a letter to Congress urging support for the Green New Deal and calling on lawmakers to make agriculture policy reform a priority for addressing the climate crisis and the economic crisis facing independent family farms.
TIFTON — Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's Ag Communicators of Tomorrow will bring Congressman Austin Scott to Tifton on Oct. 30 for a sp…