U.S. Hog Inventories Are Trending Down

WASHINGTON– The inventory of all pigs and hogs as of September 1, 2022 was 73.8 million head, down 1% from a year ago but up 2% from June 1, 2022, according to data from the United States Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural…

Moore Orchards open this fall

After being closed for two years, Moore's Orchards will reopen their Apple Haus this fall. The little store is located on Sasse Road, just five miles south of Midland. Orchard manager Steve Heilig says the COVID-19 virus in 2020 and a…

Floods damage up to 91% of minor crops

Minor crops including oilseeds, pulses, vegetables and orchards spanning thousands of hectares have been destroyed due to the recent unprecedented monsoon rains and widespread flooding in the country. Flash floods destroyed about 55% of…

Monsoon floods devastate cash crops

PESHAWAR: The monsoon season has been the true epitome of when it rains, it rains for farmers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) who have been devastated by the destruction the torrential rain induced floods have caused to crops. Many who…

Welcome rain for crops in the region

Aug. 9 - TRAVERSE CITY - Dan Hall corn was getting a little fried with too much hot sun and not enough rain.But an irrigation system keeps his sweet corn damn sweet.“We have an absolutely magnificent corn crop,” Hall said. "If we didn't…

Carbon neutral eggs in a storm

Retailer Morrisons has launched its first low environmental impact store in Little Clacton, Essex, which will be the first to trial the company's carbon neutral eggs. The 320,000 free-range hens on 10 farms are fed insects and a…