DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years.
With a dry forecast for the next few days, fruit crops may be at serious risk without proper irrigation.
The dairy industry is turning to fitness trackers to monitor cows' health and wellness as part of a growing craze to develop a data understanding of operations.
With the recent drop in temperatures, the impending threat of some light frost in the air, and whispers of potential snow, local farmers are beginning to switch gears to prepare for the cold months.
About 80 miles northwest of Grand Rapids, fruit and vegetable grower Tim Tubbs was on edge this spring as harvest time approached for the asparagus crop.
Fully loaded, 23 rigs pulled out of the Wayland Hopkins Livestock Auction on April 6. Each displaying an American flag, they were Kansas and Oklahoma bound.
LANSING — Stricter illegal immigration enforcement under President Donald Trump is worrying many Michigan farmers, who say it could hurt their businesses by worsening a migrant labor shortage already years in the making.
ALLENDALE TWP. — Take a step back in time via the Riverbend Steam and Gas Association's 48th annual antique tractor and steam engine show Thursday through Saturday, July 14-16.
MASON – Jeff Oesterle may be the new face of farming, even though that face is 65 years old.