Program: Line on Agriculture

Line on Agriculture
  • The 4 P's

    No single factor is behind the decline in honey bee health.

  • Firefighters health

    Rep. Greg Waldenhelped pass H.R. 931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act.

  • Forest Fire Management

    Prevent catastrophic wildfires.

  • Cattle Futures

    Live cattle futures were much higher with help from improved wholesale beef prices.

  • Organic Big Business

    This year marks the 29th anniversary of the week long observation recognizing farmers and ranchers who grow organic.

  • Equine Vaccinations

    Zoetis has some vaccination advice for horse owners.

  • Ag Education

    It’s back to school and agriculture is finding its way into the classroom:

  • Dairy MPP

    Milk producers can opt out of Margin Protection Program.

  • Hold On

    A huge surplus of wheat in recent times.

  • Future Farm Expo

    Drones are taking farming and ranching to an unprecedented place.

  • Tax Reform

    Talks have been going on in an effort to update the nations tax code.

  • Harvey Animal Victims

    Animal Agriculture Alliance issues statement on how to help farmers, ranchers and animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

  • Beating Nematodes

    Invisible to the naked eye, cyst nematodes are a major threat to agriculture.

  • Perdue on Wildfires

    I saw something disturbing this morning on TV. There was a complaint about Sec. of Agriculture Sonny Perdue because he prayed for rain.

  • Hurricane Help

    Hurricane Harvey Help

  • Computers and farmers

    Modern day farmers and ranchers increasingly rely on computers and other technological advances to help run their operations.

  • Sage-grouse conservation

    How greater sage-grouse conservation practices have affected ranch economics across six states.

  • Ag Labor Shortage

    The present administration is seriously trying to limit immigration flexibility.

  • Disease traceability

    Washington Department of Agriculture is working on the development of animal disease traceability programs

  • Fresh Fruit

    Fresh Fruit is the Top and Fastest Growing Snack Consumed in America,

  • Equine Rabies

    Vaccinations and rabies in horses.

  • Beauty of Camelina

    The camelina plant could become an economically feasible alternative to conventional jet fuel.

  • Flea Prevention

    The heat that comes in August is a reminder that the dog days of summer have arrived along with the potential for flea activity.

  • Temperature control in beehives

     Beekeeper Lynn Williams has invented a system that kills the dreaded varroa mite in beehives.

  • Tracking Towers

    In an ever-changing world climate with global warming and drought looming large, a research group has put robotic towers into various crop fields.

  • Yields

    Farmers hoping for a good crop report had their hopes dashed by the USDA’s predictions of strong wheat and corn yields that dropped futures.

  • Bee Buzz to Pollination

    A research team led by the University of Missouri has developed an inexpensive acoustic listening system using data from small microphones in the field to monitor bees in flight.

  • Beating Nematodes

    Invisible to the naked eye, cyst nematodes are a major threat to agriculture.

  • Robot Tower Observations

    Developing drought tolerant corn that makes efficient use of available water will be vital to sustain the estimated 9 billion global population by 2050.

  • How to Hedge

    Howard Marella, is president of Icon Alternatives, an alternative investment firm that specializes in futures contracts. Marella says he uses options in his hedging strategy.

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