National FFA Convention and Expo wrapped up over the weekend with more than 70,000 students and advisors attending this hallmark event. The organization set a record for membership this year, topping 700,000 members.
Each year, Farm Journal staff write hundreds of stories that appear online, in print, on radio or on TV. Certain stories stand out for each of us, they might warm our hearts or were something we’re proud we wrote.
ASF continues to plague China while Vietnam remains on high alert after discovering the virus on three farms this week. Vietnamese authorities are raising the question of how ASF is spreading to such remote locations.
A USDA grant is opening the door to a unique collaboration that will allow U.S. researchers to study the devastating African swine fever virus in Vietnam, where it is causing problems and to study how it works there.
Animal health officials in southwest Asia are increasing measures to prevent African swine fever from entering their countries, after China reported confirmation of ASF contaminating feed supplies earlier this week.
Throughout U.S. farm country tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are boosting costs for equipment and infrastructure and causing some farmers and agricultural firms to scrap purchases and expansion plans.
Top U.S. grains merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co has proposed a takeover of Bunge Ltd, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, a move that could set up a battle for Bunge with Switzerland-based rival Glencore Plc.