Sen. Thad Cochran gets concessions for Southern rice and peanut farmers.
Mississippi farmers grew more soybeans and corn per acre in 2012 than ever before.
U.S. Agriculture Department statistics show soybean yields rose to 42 bushels per acre, while corn yields rose to 156 bushels per acre.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has some harsh words for rural America: It’s “becoming less and less relevant,” he says.
WASHINGTON — Livestock farmers and ranchers seeing their feed costs rise because of the worst drought in a quarter-century are demanding that the Environmental Protection
The Golden Triangle is set to experience the summer’s first significant heat wave this weekend, and while most people might be scrambling to find sunscreen, bottled water and shade, area farmers are left waiting to see how their crop preparation has paid off.