Farm Rescue volunteers help producers get work done
During his recovery from a heart transplant, North English farmer David Axmear knew he wouldn’t be able to complete harvest season in the allotted time necessary to get his corn and soybeans out of his Keokuk County fields.
Four FFAers team up to serve homemade meals in Kentucky
FFA members have long been taught the value of community service throughout the year. Students in Western Hills High School’s (WHHS) Leadership Dynamics class recently took part in a project that taught them how to use a little money to make a large impact on their community.
NRCS adds Indiana watersheds to high priority water list
The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Indiana has added four watersheds to the list of those deemed high priority, making farmers and landowners eligible for funding for conservation practices designed to improve water quality.
First Indiana hemp event tackles its growth and use
The state is taking steps toward developing a thriving and profitable hemp industry, according to speakers at the first Indiana Industrial Hemp Symposium, hosted by the Indiana Hemp Industries Assoc. (INHIA) on Nov. 9 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds.
Veteran group for farmers expanding into four states
The Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC), a national group of veterans and supporters, has announced its expansion into four state chapters, including Michigan. It made the announcement during its annual meeting in California last week.