Tom Zacharias, president of National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS), was among the speakers invited to address this week’s Farm Bill Summit in Washington, D.C. The well-attended event, organized by Agri-Pulse, included a diverse cross-section of agriculture stakeholders.
In his opening… Continue reading
By: Don Tyler
Over the last 30 years, OSHA has put a microscopic focus on the chemical, manufacturing and construction industries and feel that they now have them well-regulated with clear protocols and robust monitoring. With agriculture being the last… Continue reading
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas farmers, ranchers and their employees are being asked to participate in a nationwide survey about health-care choices in the agriculture industry.
“This survey is a chance for farmers and ranchers to make their voices heard… Continue reading
Over the years, Texas ranchers and landowners have learned that growing grass for cattle is a risky business. Not so much dangerous, but very dependent on the weather.
For that reason, DeDe Jones, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service risk management… Continue reading
Northern Plains cow-calf producers soon will begin weaning calves, and those
producers are looking for the best way to keep their calf crop healthy.
Cow-calf producers can’t buy insurance to protect their cattle, but good
livestock stewardship will go a… Continue reading
The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act altered incentives for how individuals and employers engage in the health care market. Two researchers will discuss how health insurance availability and coverage impacts farm households and farmer, rancher, extension workers, and… Continue reading