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Citrus greening is hurting orange growers in Florida

Oct 17, 2014
The disease has no cure, and production is down in some Florida groves.

In Iowa, big corn crop presents a problem

Sep 18, 2014
A record corn crop, paradoxically, means hard times for farmers.

Weird weather vexes alfalfa farmers

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.

New 2012 farm bill could end some crop subsidies

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.

Orange crops squeezed by cold weather, incurable disease

Jan 19, 2011
Orange juice, an American breakfast table staple, may eventually become a rare treat if damaged crops continue to sour the citrus industry. For ...