Teff gains believers as forage, supplement and cover crop
From one of the smallest seeds in the world comes a forage crop that packs a lot of possibilities -- teff. Growing in popularity with horse owners, teff is still largely unheard of in other farm circles, says a Purdue University researcher.
Senators try to push through measure to amend WOTUS rule
The ongoing battle over the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule regarding waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) continued last week, as the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works moved forward on legislation that would force the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers to rewrite the Clean Water Rule that became final last month.
Farmers seek aid from STB to settle grain rate disputes
In the first of three public hearings before the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) over a Congressional mandate to establish a unified rate structure for shipping grains last week, the farming industry called for the government’s help to resolve questionable rail shipping rate charges.