FARGO, N.D. – Crop acreage reporting data from USDA’s North Dakota Farm Service Agency shows about 23 percent of the state’s available cropland went unplanted in 2011 because of wet field conditions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. —There is something every person can do to protect groundwater — the largest source of fresh drinking water in the United States and the world—beginning on Protect Your Groundwater Day which is Sept. 13, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.
An editorial by John Hart - Throughout history, a spirit of innovation has characterized the United States of America. From the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the space race to the computer age, Americans have always been innovators. And innovation has always found a home on the American farm.
As far as professions are concerned, farming and ranching are among the most challenging. A new interactive online game offered by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, “The Ultimate Challenge,” delivers key lessons about agriculture while providing a fun gaming experience.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Farm Bureau Federation is pleased the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration listened to farmer and rancher concerns regarding changes to agricultural transportation regulations and commercial drivers license provisions.
An editorial by John Hart -- For some time now, the investment guru Jim Rogers has been encouraging young people not to pursue careers in high finance, but to become farmers. Rogers argues that in these times, farming is a greater path to wealth and riches than investment banking.