Farm Management

Aquaculture Farming

Mar 25, 2014

March 24, 2014. A visit to a mid-south farm dedicated to aquaculture, including a better understanding of lake and pond management.

Western Sports Roundup: Road to the Horse 03/17/2014

Mar 18, 2014

March 17, 2014. Amy Wilson brings us weekend highlights from Rodeo Houston in Western Sports Roundup.

Missouri River Flooding

Mar 07, 2014

March 6, 2014. Farmer and ranchers band together in the name of river flooding in Missouri.

Grain Bin Safety Tips

Sep 25, 2013

From the University of Illinois Extension:

Grain Bin Safety

Safety Precautions

Whenever possible, don't enter a grain bin. If you must enter the bin, as a farm owner/operator you should:

Break up crusted grain from the outside of the bin with a long pole. When using a pole, check to see that it doesn't come into contact with electric lines.
Wear a harness attached to a properly secured rope.

Ag Groups Call For Immigration Reform

Jul 31, 2013

FARM BUREAU, 400 OTHER ORGANIZATIONS CALL FOR HOUSE IMMIGRATION REFORM
Jul. 31, 2013

Source: American Farm Bureau Federation news release

The American Farm Bureau Federation and more than 400 leading U.S. businesses and advocacy organizations called on the House to enact immigration reform legislation.

New Report Shows How To Grow Beef Demand

Jun 13, 2013

NEW REPORT SHOWS HOW TO GROW BEEF DEMAND

Source: Cattlemen's Beef Board news release

Price, food safety and product quality are the most important demand drivers on which the beef industry should focus to have the most compelling effects on beef demand in the long term. Other key drivers include health, nutrition, social aspects and sustainability.

Brothers Traveling Across Rural America

May 31, 2013

May 30, 2013. Meet two brothers, two bikes --- making their way across rural America. More news and videos at: www.myruraltv.com.

Voting Now Open For Monsanto's "Farm Mom of the Year" Contest

May 03, 2013

VOTING NOW OPEN FOR MONSANTO'S "FARM MOM OF THE YEAR" CONTEST
May 2, 2013

Source: Monsanto news release

From Alaska to Florida, Maine to Hawaii, you took the time to share what makes your favorite farm mom so special. Now, American Agri-Women and Monsanto have selected five regional winners. Your vote will help determine this year's national winner, to be announced on Mother's Day.

NRCS helps improve water quality in watersheds across the country

Apr 25, 2013

NRCS helps improve water quality in watersheds across the country

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced today additional funding for the second year of the National Water Quality Initiative.

NRCS will make available nearly $35 million in financial assistance to farmers and ranchers in 164 priority watersheds this year to implement suites of conservation practices intended to improve water quality.

Southern Plains Farm Show

Apr 12, 2013

THOUSANDS OF FARMERS AND RANCHERS IN THE MIDWEST WILL SOON BE HEADING TO OKLAHOMA CITY...
THE SOUTHERN PLAINS FARM SHOW BEGINS THURSDAY APRIL 18 AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE FAIR PARK.
DOZENS OF EXHIBITORS WILL BE ON HAND.. SHOWING OFF THE LATEST IN FARM EQUIPMENT.. AG-CHEMICALS.. AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES DESIGNED TO IMPROVE CROP YIELDS.. AND INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY ON YOUR FARM OR RANCH.
THE SOUTHERN PLAINS FARM SHOW KICKS OFF THURSDAY APRIL 18 AND RUNS THROUGH SATURDAY APRIL 20 AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE FAIR PARK.. JUST OFF INTERSTATE 44 IN OKLAHOMA CITY.

Root Worm

Apr 08, 2013

Farmers control western corn root worm with a tried and true strategy

Pakistan Loans

Mar 22, 2013

Travel to Pakistan where new community loans are making a difference in the future of farming

Estate Planning

Mar 15, 2013

Estate planning tips for farm producers.

Potato Genetics

Mar 06, 2013

Researchers are trying to find ways to make crops more disease resistant

Weed Progress

Mar 01, 2013

Tennessee farmers may be getting relief from a weed that has caused TN agriculture hundreds of millions of dollars

H2B

Feb 22, 2013

How could changes to the H2B program affect Louisiana farmers and businesses?

Sprayer Technology

Feb 18, 2013

RURAL TV brings you the latest on sprayer technology at the National Farm Machinery Show

Stocker Cattle

Feb 12, 2013

We take you to one of Tennessee's largest cattle farms

Bangladesh Climate Change

Feb 06, 2013

Two Bangladesh farmers know the dangers of climate change very well

Grazing School

Feb 06, 2013

A Mississippi State University program is teaching cattle producers how to get the most out of their land all year long

Virginia Dairymen

Feb 01, 2013

Eric Paulson spoke with us about some of the issues being addressed in this week's VA Dairy and Cattle Convention.

Battle of the Brazos

Jan 30, 2013

Some Texas farmers and ranchers are fighting for water resources.

Mycogen Seed Co.

Jan 29, 2013

Keith Porter with Mycogen Seed Co. addresses questions grain producers have for 2013.

Family Net Channel Information

Jan 08, 2013

Tune in to Rural TV, now on Family Net! You can now watch the Market Day Report 8am-1pm Central and the Rural Evening News at 6:30pm Central 5 days a week, Monday through Friday.

Here is a complete list of Cable and Satellite providers. See your local tv guide for specific channel listings:

Comcast
At&t U-Verse
Verizon
Dish Network
Time Warner Cable
Bright House Network
Mediacom
SuddenLink
Charter
Cox

U.S. Grains Council News Release

Dec 07, 2012

DESPITE DROUGHT, U.S. GRAINS COUNCIL REPORT INDICATES HIGH QUALITY CORN CROP
Dec. 6, 2012

Source: U.S. Grains Council news release

Monsanto Announces Additional Funding

Aug 07, 2012

For seed prepay or financing call: 1-855-379-1212

To enter America's Farmers Grow Communities Program contest go to: www.americasfarmers.com/growcommunities or call: 1-877-267-3332

Entries due November 30th.

Thanks!

Howard G. Buffett

Jun 29, 2012

The Howard G. Buffett foundation is helping to bring agriculture back to the classroom in Omaha, Nebraska. The initiative will use an "academy within a school" format at Bryan High School. Complete with an FFA chapter and many opportunities for students.
Nebraska agriculture director Matt Kreifels says they've had an impressive response to the new program.

Alltech, UK Forge Master Alliance for Science, Economic Development

Mar 08, 2012

[Lexington, KY] – The University of Kentucky and Alltech have a long and deep collaboration on a range of issues in the areas of human and animal health and nutrition.

But as the needs of industry change rapidly and grow more diverse, the two institutions are seeking ways to think more strategically about their partnership to forge deeper ties and streamline collaborations on a host of significant research projects that will also grow Kentucky's economy.

USDA ANNOUNCES CRP ENROLLMENT

Feb 28, 2012

Michael Scuse, USDA’s Under Secretary, Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services announced the next targeted enrollment for the CRP program starts on Friday, March 2nd and ends on April 6th at your FSA office. “Your FSA office will help you if you are not sure if your land qualifies or how much will qualify. That is what the FSA office is for, just ask.” Scuse added that there is an ongoing program for “highly erodible land” that is on-going.

VIDEO: The National Farm Machinery in Louisville, KY

Feb 16, 2012

The 47th annual National Farm Machinery Show has landed in Louisville, Kentucky.  This year's show is bigger and better than ever, said Corinne Fetter, Director of Expositions for the Kentucky Expo Center.  Amber Jenne reporting for RURAL TV

Senate Ag Committee Holds First Farm Bill Hearing

Feb 15, 2012

The crowd was so big, the Senate Agriculture Committee moved the first hearing on the writing of the new five year Farm Bill to the largest hearing room in the Senate. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testified that he wants the Farm Bill to help bring jobs and economic viability to rural in many ways. He wants bio-based economy that will allow producers to grow non-food stocks for renewable bio fuels. He also said that refineries for bio fuels will, for the most part, be located in rural America and be spread across the whole country.

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