Fund farmland index shows first quarter gains.
This Monday Lynas changes his tune on GMOs, the Yellowstone Supervolcano, corn syrup for the win, bologna driver lands in jail and cattle market outlooks remain positive.
A multi-billion dollar project to bring salmon back to a dried-up section of California's second-longest river is moving forward despite the state's historic drought and complaints from some farmers who reluctantly agreed to give up some of their water allotments to support the effort.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates more than 35 percent of farmers who plant the eight major crops were using no-till methods in 2009.
Corn and wheat futures ended under pressure today, while soybeans finished higher.
Gas may be just $2.54 per gallon these days, but Americans still support a renewable fuel requirement, according to a recent national poll of registered voters.
Grain prices helped row crop farmers improve their operations for a few years, now cattle prices are doing the same for beef producers.