After many weeks of speculation and a number of false reports of who would be named the next Secretary of Agriculture, Donald Trump has settled on former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue.
The reality is that some operations are going to be faced with the real issue of foreclosure this year. Others will need to look hard at restructuring debt, switching lenders, making major changes to their operation and/or living, and maybe even selling
The longest serving cabinet member in the Obama Administration quietly left the building one last time in his official capacity as Secretary of Agriculture. We will find out soon what is next for one of Rural America's strongest advocates.
Farmers National Company says several factors will come into play in 2017 that will determine the direction of land values. In the past three years, ag landowners in many regions have seen a decline in profits.
U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), both members of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, introduced a resolution that expresses the need to vacate the WOTUS rule.
USDA-FSA Administrator Val Dolcini announced that USDA will accept over 300,000 acres that were offered by producers during the recent ranking period for the CRP Grasslands enrollment with emphasis placed on small-scale livestock operations.