KADB invests $1M in on-farm water management programs
The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board (KADB) allocated $1 million to establish the On-Farm Water Management Program at its March 2018 board meeting. The program will promote water resilience on farms by funding projects in conjunction with the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC).
CWD-positive deer heads land Michigan rancher in hot water
A deer rancher in Mecosta County is serving a 120-day sentence in jail for misleading authorities in an investigation related to chronic wasting disease (CWD) and for improperly maintaining his fencing.
Changes to MPP should make law friendlier to dairy farmers
Under the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act, changes to the Margin Protection Program (MPP) should make it more farmer-friendly, according to Diane Shoemaker, dairy extension specialist with The Ohio State University.