“Daylight savings time is almost here. We can’t forget to move the clocks forward,” my husband commented the other day. “Oh, no. I have a hard time with losing an hour of sleep when we ‘spring ahead,’ ” I replied.
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Fewer farms, older farmers: Ag sector consolidating as larger farmers grow and smaller ones disappear
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WASHINGTON - The proportion of U.S. farms with annual sales and government payments of $1 million or more doubled in the five years through 2012, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday, even as the total number of farms fell.
WASHINGTON - The proportion of U.S. farms with annual sales and government payments of $1 million or more doubled in the five years through 2012, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday.
USDA still pays up to two-thirds of insurance premiums
CHICAGO - U.S. farmers and bankers have almost a year to get ready for major changes in 2015 as crop insurance rather than direct cash payments to producers becomes the centerpiece of farm policy under the five-year farm bill signed by President Barack Obama earlier this month.
FARGO – Elevator operators are perennial critics of railroad service for hauling grain, but many say delays are worse than ever this winter.