Farmers are looking for information on ways to reduce tillage and include cover crops in their rotations. In our first Soil Health Minute of the 2018 growing season, Abbey Wick visits a special farm that's leading extension efforts related to soil health building practices. Abbey WicK:
This week on Agweek TV, we get an update on the 2018 farm bill from Washington, D.C. The Soil Health Minute will visit the premier location where NDSU is helping farmers use soil health building practices. And we talk to a retired vet looking back on decades of caring for cattle.
Meteorologist John Wheeler gives this week's agriweather forecast on AgweekTV. To watch the complete episode of AgweekTV, click here.
Cristen Clark, a columnist for Agweek Magazine, writes a popular blog called "Food & Swine" and also keeps busy as a sixth-generation Iowa farmer and mother of two. Clark joined Rose Dunn on AgweekTV to talk about her work and life.
April is National Soy Foods Month, and we're marking it with a couple of soy recipes and some great ideas for adding soy to your diet. Polly Ulrich is a volunteer with Common Ground North Dakota, which works with the North Dakota Soybean Council. She shares some beautiful, colorful soy dishes to share with us today. Edamame Hummus 1 ½ cup frozen shelled edamame ¼ cup tahini ¼ cup water
This week on AgweekTV, our cold, wet spring could lead to some changes in wheat acreage. What will the president's $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan mean for agriculture? We'll hear about a farm education program, just for women. And, a popular ag personality makes her first visit to North Dakota.
John Wheeler gives this week's agriweather forecast on AgweekTV.
Rose Dunn talks to former U.S. Agriculture Secretary and North Dakota Gov. Ed Schafer about tariffs, trade and embargoes. To watch the complete episode of AgweekTV, click here.
When Kidder County, in central North Dakota, merged its two high schools this year, there was one major hitch: The county school district's ag program had always been based at Tappen High School. All of the students now go to Steele High School. Steele had a shop but not the kind of facility that would house all of the ag and vocational ed offerings. "We're just really excited that our kids have the opportunity to have a facility such as this to pursue their ag program," Rick Diegel says.
This week on AgweekTV, another large farmer in the northern Valley goes out of business, leaving lots of debt. A North Dakota school district has made a big investment in ag education. And a new movie showcases some of the challenges of young people getting started in farming.