After eight years, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s tenure is coming to an end. Vilsack is the longest-serving agriculture secretary since Orville Freeman also served eight years in the 1960s.
U.S. Farm Sector Profitability – The USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) has issued its 2016 outlook for net farm income which is forecast to “… decline for the third straight year. Net cash farm income for 2016 is forecast at $90.1 billion, down 14.6 percent from the 2015 estimate. Net[…]Read More »
Greg D Horstmeier, DTN Editor-in-Chief, looks into why getting so many groups involved with so many agriculture issues may not be the best thing for the future of our agriculture. Read moreRead More »