When Arick Baker and Buddy Schumacher tumbled into corn flows, but emerged to tell harrowing tales separated by three years and 250 miles, the rookie and the veteran became remarkable survival exceptions.
Wild pig horizon: Missouri officials believe a no-hunting policy is highly potent and conducive to elimination of wild pigs, while some landowners believe the no-hunting approach is a recipe for a population increase.
The history of wild pig hunts is filled with unusual stories, but the chase for a 750-lb. beast hiding in plain sight on a Mississippi farm ranks as a standalone account. Farming reality outshines fiction.
Ten years after Charles Hood bought 30 acres, USDA officials claimed he violated wetlands rules. Hood won in court, but the victory may ring hollow. How many bites at the same wetlands apple does the government get?
When physical injury occurs in agriculture, the loss often leads directly to a courtroom. While producers are quick to focus on the penalties of OSHA regulations, civil suits are capable of swallowing an operation whole.
Proliferation of wild pig populations necessarily means a persistent bleed on farm profits. Dale Nolte, national coordinator for the NFSDMP, leads USDA’s nationwide effort to reduce the impact of wild pigs.
With the crank of a Case IH Quadtrac, John Duarte unwittingly poked leviathan and unleashed the highest levels of government regulation on his farmland. The annals of bureaucratic overreach are packed with stories of dr