This article is a personal account discussing the goals an independent farmer has set up for the new year. For example, there are plans to broaden horizons by visiting four farms that grow or raise crops that their farm does not. There are also plans to attend conferences and tabling events where actual farmers are […]
This article discusses the latest trends in agriculture and what the USDA is going to focus on as we head into a new year. From how the role of science and innovation are going to play into the industry to different nutrition trends, this meeting covered many topics that will have an impact in 2020. […]
In the struggling farm economy, transferring the farm from one generation to the next has become a much shorter process. Effective communication is key in maintaining trust and eliminating misunderstandings. This article discusses 8 strategies to communicate effectively during succession. Some of these strategies include being positive, constructive, and willing to compromise as well as […]
This article discusses the “next big thing” as indoor farming is gaining lots of attention in the United States. However, according to this article, it is a lot harder than you would think. The advantages are astonishing though, so many are working hard to figure out how to most efficiently use this process. To view […]
This article discusses the different trends that Whole Foods have observed through its customer’s purchasing habits. Whether it is the alcohol-alternative movement or organic options for children, these trends are worth reading about. In addition, Whole Foods believes that “regenerative agriculture” will also play a role in 2020. To view this article, click HERE to […]
This article discusses the definition of “agtech” and how it can help the agricultural industry in our day and age. According to this article, 8% of farmers are millennials, and they tend to demand more transparency when it comes to farming. These tech trends can aid in that as we head into 2020. To view […]
This article highlights the top agricultural trends that have been observed and can change the way the industry operates moving forward. From new animal vaccines to water use, these trends are worth reading about as we approach 2020. To view this article, click HERE to access the original content.
This article discusses the changes the USDA is putting forth regarding pork processing plants. The new rule eliminates limits on the speed of production and places more animal inspection in the employees’ hands in the hopes that food safety will increase. To view this article, click HERE to access the original content.