Hemp-derived product sales are expected to hit $1 billion by 2020, yet the U.S. farmers who are adding this valuable plant to their crop rotation are still denied crop insurance because of cannabis’ federal Schedule 1 status....
When Congress passed a supplemental disaster bill that included cotton and dairy as Title I commodities in the farm programs, the pathway to putting a new farm bill in place became a bit easier, says House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas.
Chairman Conaway said that the disaster legislation “set us up nicely to get a farm bill done on time.”
Our offices are open and ready to service your business needs today. In honor of President's Day, we did want to share this article about all of the Presidents that were active farmers and ranchers. America's about land and freedom and amber fields of grain, so it's no surprise that our list of presidents includes a peanut farmer, an experimental botanist, and more than a couple cattle ranchers. Here are all the presidents who farmed.
Agriculture is Vital to Nebraska's Economy | Did you know? In 2015 Nebraska’s agriculture industry contributed more than $25 billion to the state’s economy.Beef production is the largest sector of agriculture in Nebraska, and is the only state that is a national leader in every aspect of beef production.
It's National Almond Day! Thanks to warmer weather, many varieties of almond trees are blooming at the same time, so the bees in California were busy this week! Did you know that crop insurance covers both the almonds as well as beekeeping/apiculture? Our ProAg agents and staff are experienced in both products!
Thanks to Kam for the photos of the blossoms taken in Del Rey, CA near our Fresno Western Regional Office.
We want to stop and thank all of the farmers and ranchers that will make tonight's Valentine's Day Sweetheart dinner spectacular! Happy Valentine's Day!
What are you having for dinner tonight? #thankafarmer
Happy Fat Tuesday from our Western Region Fresno Office! #FatTuesday #MardiGras