STUDY: Conventional farming better than organic farming for yields

America is great at farming. In fact, other nations send engineers and other farmers to see our techniques. Unfortunately, majority of Americans simply do not grasp that farmers here do “feed the world”. Continue reading →

How America Fell in Love with Bacon Again

Bacon is booming in America at the tune of $4 Billion year in sales. Even the butchers I go to now are offering better prices at the counter for it than the package sitting on the freezer shelf.
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Food Alert: Over Half of Indiana Has Crop Damage

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Via Indiana Economic Digest

Gov. Mike Pence and Sen. Joe Donnelly are seeking a disaster declaration to help farmers whose crops have been damaged from the summer’s high rain levels.

In 50 counties, reported crop damage and losses have met or exceeded 30 percent of a crop, and three counties have experienced a significant number of damages and losses to multiple crops, according to a news release. Under a disaster designation, low-interest emergency loans will be made available to all producers suffering losses in that county, as well as in counties contiguous to a disaster-designated county.

The National Weather Service reports rains set a statewide June rainfall record with a state average of 8.99 inches. The previous record was 8.13 inches set in June 1958.

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