Posts Categorized: Farming News

4 Ways COVID-19 Is Impacting the Agricultural Industry

August 19th, 2020 | Posted by Drip-Well

At this point, everyone in the world has felt the effects of the global pandemic that is currently underway. If you’re lucky, they’re just minor inconveniences, like not being able to find your usual brand at the grocery store or catch your favorite sports game at the local stadium. For some, the effects have been… Read more »

What is Regenerative Agriculture?

January 21st, 2020 | Posted by Drip-Well

It seems like new agricultural and farming techniques are popping up every day as new technologies develop, and as industry priorities are shifting from quantity to quality. It can be difficult to keep up with all the new information constantly being made available! Regenerative agriculture is a concept you may hear being thrown around quite… Read more »

2019 Weather Recap: How This Season’s Extreme Weather Will Affect Agriculture in 2020

December 18th, 2019 | Posted by Drip-Well

As the year comes to an end, you’ll find that many farmers are more than happy to say their goodbyes to the weather woes of 2019. Unfortunately, the impacts of this growing season’s less-than-ideal climate will carry through to 2020—and maybe even beyond. Farmers in 2019 were hit with heavy rainfall and flooding throughout spring… Read more »

What Impact Does Flooding Have on Crops?

June 12th, 2019 | Posted by Drip-Well

It seems like sometimes farmers are blessed by mother nature, and sometimes they’re cursed. It’s difficult to accurately project your crop yield and make business decisions when the weather can be so unpredictable. The best way to prepare for fickle weather is to arm yourself with the right knowledge and tools to conquer any conditions!… Read more »

How the China Tariffs are Affecting U.S. Agriculture

May 15th, 2019 | Posted by Drip-Well

The recent trade talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and China have been all over the news—namely their failure to reach an agreement. The combination of these recent developments and the already declining agricultural economy have farmers and ranchers worried about the future of their businesses and livelihoods. It’s important to be aware, as both… Read more »

Restrictions on Ethanol in Gasoline Changing

December 13th, 2018 | Posted by Drip-Well

In 2011, a federal mandate was put into place that banned the sale of gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol instead of the usual 10 percent ethanol between the months of June and September. This mandate was created because the high-ethanol gasoline blend, which is commonly called E15, is believed by some to contribute to… Read more »

Nebraska Family Lands in the Smithsonian’s American Enterprise Exhibit

June 5th, 2018 | Posted by Drip-Well

Several years ago, the Corn Farmer Coalition, better known as the CFC, decided that it wanted to do something to improve its image among the many policy makers who live and work in Washington, D.C. So it started using aggressive advertising campaigns to let those policy makers know about the value of corn farming and… Read more »