Entries by USFarmData

Young Farmers Not Always Prepared for Ag’s Many Challenges

Farming can present a lot of obstacles. Thankfully, most farmers are adept at facing challenges head on and coming out stronger on the other side. It is important to note, however, that this skill takes years to hone. So what about first-generation farmers who are just starting out and don’t have a strong support system? […]

Renting Farm Equipment May Help Offset Falling Profits

It wasn’t too long ago when the thought of renting out their biggest assets would have seemed out of the question to most farmers. But with farm profits dropping, many of these same farmers are more willing to give such rental agreements a try. Enter FarmLink, a Kansas City, Mo., company that allows farmers to […]

The Best in Ag Apps

It is rare to find a farmer these days that isn’t using a tablet or smartphone. So it should come as no surprise that the number of agricultural apps is on the rise. Finding quality farming and agriculture apps can be a difficult task, however. This is unfortunate since there are so many quality apps […]

Excessive Regulations Hurting Many Farmers

Wendell Berry once wrote, “Farmers farm for the love of farming. They love to watch and nurture the growth of plants. They love to live in the presence of animals. They love to work outdoors. They love the weather, maybe even when it is making them miserable. They love to live where they work and […]