The economic hardships of 2020 can seem never-ending. Few industries will emerge unscathed and unfortunately, farming and agriculture weren’t among them. The coronavirus pandemic alone did not impact growing, but it did put a dent in supply and demand. Weather conditions across the U.S. – including Texas, which we’ll explore further below – hasn’t always […]
It is no question that the COVID-19 health crisis has had a profound impact on multiple crucial industries Agriculture and livestock are no exception to this reality, and the sector continues to contend with challenges the virus presents to meet their goals and demands. Some of the measures put in place for our protection, in […]
No corner of the economy has been spared. The coronavirus has brought so many industries to a halt that the path forward appears almost impossible to find. Farmers are also finding themselves hard-hit and the U.S. government is doing what it can to help them out of a financial bind. Of course, farmers are a […]
The stretch of summer months can be a double-edged sword for farmers. Those selling produce will be able to reap the bounty provided by their land, with corn and watermelon being perennial favorites. Others who grow forage that helps farms feed livestock during the winter need the occasional rain storms to water their fields. Thus, […]
Five things to consider when selecting financing for your hay operation. This is a guest post by our sponsors at Texas Farm Credit. As your operation grows, it may be time to partner with a financial institution to establish a line of credit for your agricultural operation. With thousands of lenders at your disposal, you […]
In the western United States, we are all too familiar with drought. What we love the most about this area is the tempered, low to no humidity climate that we live with. It can be very comfortable. But that same climate can easily fall into the zero-moisture zone. With only .5 an inch of rain […]
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