New Century Farmer – Day Three
Jul12

New Century Farmer – Day Three

This week, students attending the New Century Farmer conference will be blogging about the lessons they’re learning and the friends they’re making there. The conference is taking place on the Pioneer campus in Des Moines, Iowa.  Topics covered include the global agricultural marketplace, farm financing, demographic trends and risk management.  To start off the third day of the New Century Farmer conference, we heard from Matt Erickson...

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National FFA President to testify before Senate committee
Mar13

National FFA President to testify before Senate committee

***Update: The date and time of the Senate Ag Committee hearing has changed. This post has been updated to reflect the new date and time.*** On Thursday, March 15, National FFA President Ryan Best is scheduled to testify at the United States Senate Agriculture Committee’s  Hearing on Risk Management and Commodities for the 2012 Farm Bill. Congressional hearings are the principal formal method by which committees collect and...

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