Agriculture & Timber

by George Jared -

Taxpayer funded research a boon to farmers

It’s been several decades since land grant universities first began developing hardier strains of rice, corn and other agricultural commodities, but the benefit to growers has been clear, according to…

by Kim Souza -

Retail beef, chicken prices to rise in 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Research Service estimates retail beef and chicken prices are poised to rise in 2019, while pork prices could continue to decline. Beef production expanded further…