Archive for October, 2016
North Carolina: USDA Requests Disaster Designations for 40 Counties
“Our hearts go out to those North Carolina farmers and ranchers affected by recent natural disasters,” said SED Bob Etheridge.
Trump assembles A-team on ag policy
The New York City real estate mogul’s rural and agriculture advisory committee — comprising 65 people — is a Who’s Who of farm policy, with five members of Congress, including the chairmen of the House and Senate agriculture committees, 10 current and former farm-state governors and two former GOP presidential nomination rivals, former Govs. Rick Perry and Jim Gilmore.
Thoughts on Defoliation with Regard to the Impending Hurricane (Collins & Edmisten)
Should growers defoliate some cotton before the storm?
Time And Money Affect Ag Insurance Uptake
Farmers use crop insurance to protect themselves against risk…