Farming’s contribution to GDP has retreated two consecutive years after reaching an all-time high of $189.9 billion in 2013.
2016 was the “Second Warmest Year on Record for the U.S.,” according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information which found that “… the average U.S. temperature in 2016 was 54.9 degrees F (2.9 degrees F above average) … This is the 20th consecutive[…]Read More »
A pair of national farm groups seek lawmakers to eliminate price-support programs for grain and dairy farmers. How will Washington respond from groups calling on Congress and the next president to eliminate most farm programs and cut premium assistance for crop insurance? Read moreRead More »