Apr 13, 2012 A warm winter followed by frosts has Wisconsin farmers confused about when to harvest alfalfa. It’s the main food source for dairy cows.
Mar 30, 2012 Bee populations in the U.S. -- and even other parts of the world -- have been on the decline, which has many worried. Well, two new studies out might have figured out a reason why.
Mar 30, 2012 But Illinois farmers give little credit to the political party in power.
Mar 23, 2012 Some farmers in the Midwest are planting crops earlier than usual because of hot weather. But there's a risk of losing it all if a spring freeze hits.
Feb 2, 2012 Farmers in the Midwest hardly notice it's an election year. When times are good, as they are now in Nebraska, farmers make high-priced investments in hopes of more profitable crops next year.
Feb 1, 2012 In Nebraska, where agriculture is booming right now, farmers say they aren't worried about possible changes or even if the decades-old direct subsidies disappear altogether. They just want the cuts in farm programs to be fair and equitable.
Jan 16, 2012 Rain may come (or not). It's all a question of what you do next.
Jan 4, 2012 A mild winter means cash-strapped governments save money. But lack of snow can be costly for others.
Dec 28, 2011 Poised to become the worst two-year drought on record, the Texas drought will be felt far into 2012.