COVID-19 has disrupted and impacted every type of agriculture in every corner of the globe. Farmers from across North America provide perspective.
Smithfield Foods in Crete, Neb., will be shuttering as COVID-19 cases continue to rise among plant workers.
Iowa and Minnesota led the pack in a busy corn planting week.
“We need more small plants!”—-The tiny violin solo of the beef industry. To start: there are 853ish USDA beef kill plants in the US, the big four run 27 of
“Courage recognizes the significant work of farmers, their families, farm communities and all who are engaged in feeding the world.”
USDA’s April 27 Crop Progress Report shows corn made huge jumps week-over-week and is pacing ahead of the five-year average. Soybeans made a smaller jump and are also well above
No rock is being left unturned to move pigs right now, says Illinois pig farmer Thomas Titus. With packing plants closing and slowing down temporarily, pig farmers are faced with