Farming the Kenyan Way

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Top Producer Editor Jeanne Bernick is traveling through Kenya on the International Federation of Ag Journalists/AgriTerra E-4-D tour. The goal of this tour is to shed light on co-op work in Kenyan agriculture.

 

You can follow her travels here or on twitter at #topproducermag.

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Jeanne's Travelogue from Africa

  • Farm Bill a Needed Safety Net in Down Cycle


    02/23/2017 11:05 PM

    A panel of farmers stressed in importance of crop insurance, trade, conservation and other programs during a recent Senate hearing.

  • CaseIH 7140 Tractor Values
    02/23/2017 07:11 PM Machinery Pete examines Case IH 7140 tractor values
  • Exxon's New CEO Says Carbon Tax Could Combat Climate Change
    02/23/2017 04:56 PM

    In his first blog post since succeeding Rex Tillerson, the new head of Exxon Mobil Corp. focused on climate change, calling for a carbon tax to discourage use of polluting fuels.

  • Warm Weather Keeping Gas Prices Low
    02/23/2017 02:58 PM

    Record warmth from the Midwest to the East Coast has decimated gas demand for heating, leaving inventories above normal for the time of year and sending prices plummeting to an eight-month low. 

  • Got Organic? 68% of Millennials Will Pay A Premium
    02/23/2017 02:34 PM

    The generation is composed of 80 million U.S. residents, many of whom are happy to shell out extra cash for food that’s organic, sustainably sourced and locally sourced, according to market research published in February 2017.

  • DroneDeploy, CNH Industrial Collaborate on Farming Package
    02/23/2017 01:42 PM

    DroneDeply announces it is collaborating with CNH Industrial to offer a new drone data package called PLM Drone Data Manager, which can help farmers collect aerial data mapping for their operation. Ideally, the technology can help uncover any number of in-season opportunities, such as adjusting a fertilizer program on the go or identifying pests or analyzing plant counts and stand establishment.

  • Improved Infrastructure is a Competitive Advantage
    02/23/2017 01:00 PM Infrastructure is the secret weapon of the American farmer: We may not think about it very much, but our roads, rails, and rivers keep us competitive.
  • USDA Predicts $9.60 Soybean Prices, Record-High Acres
    02/23/2017 12:51 PM

    Corn prices are expected to average $3.50 and acreage to total 90 million, a drop of 4 million acres.

  • The Big Idea For Rural America: Think Small?
    02/23/2017 12:24 PM

    There's a common sentiment, especially among people who remember the halcyon mid-century, that the middle class and middle America have been hollowed by globalization. That may be true. If so, it's great news for younger Americans -- because thanks to those same forces of globalization, the hollowed-out communities in the middle of the country are now attractive places to build a life.