posted on August 10, 2012 at 6:51 PM
Persistent drought takes its toll on U.S. corn and soybean production. Midwestern vegetables also wilt amidst the driest conditions in half a century. And cattle producers contemplate high feed costs, water shortages, and tough choices. Market...
posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:09 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Livestock farmers and ranchers seeing their feed costs rise because of the worst drought in a quarter-century are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency waive production requirements for corn-based...
posted on January 13, 2012 at 4:56 PM
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Flooding from Tropical Storm Irene sweptaway some bales of hay Doug Turner grew to feed his dairy cows andripped open others, contaminating them with muddy water. When thewater receded, he had to mow down a third of his corn,...