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
Outside expanding fields of conventional corn, an old yield robber is waiting in the weeds and likely planning a return. Corn borer appeared to meet its Waterloo in 1997, when Bt corn made a smash-hit debut and began wi