Midwestern corn farmers will soon be helped to more effectively target and measure the impact of efforts to protect the environment on 1.5 million acres, thanks to a new initiative by Tate & Lyle PLC and Land O’Lakes.
Congratulations to Glen R. Smith who was confirmed by the Senate Tuesday as a member of the Farm Credit Administration Board. Smith owns a family farm in western Iowa that includes 2,000 acres of corn and soybeans. He also is the co-founder of Smith Land Services, a company that specializes in farm management, land appraisal and farmland brokerage services.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 1, 2017 - Trade worries, low commodity prices and shifting consumer preferences are all contributing to an uncertain economic picture for farmers, industry representatives told a full house at the opening session of USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum (AOF) last week.