Ford Program to Give California Winegrowers Electric Pickups
SEBASTOPOL, Calif. — Ford Motor Co. on Jan. 26 announced the launch of a pilot program that will equip winegrowers in Northern California with electric pickup trucks, cargo vans and software services in a bid to boost EV and technology adoption among farmers and other commercial customers.
Deere to Bring Fully Autonomous Tractor to Market This Year
Self-driving vehicles are moving off the roads and onto the fields. Deere & Co., the largest farm equipment manufacturer in the world, unveiled a fully autonomous tractor on Jan. 4, propelling it past rivals in the tech space.
Cargill to Pay Growers for Carbon-Friendly Farming Methods
Commodity superpower Cargill Inc. is starting to pay American farmers to adopt growing practices that boost soil health and trap carbon.
FMCSA Clarifies Terms for Ag Haulers, Farmers
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published an interim final rule clarifying some definitions associated with agricultural goods.
American Farmers Can’t Wash Their Hands of All This Corn
American corn farmers are feeling better about their prospects with billions more in government aid and optimal growing conditions. There’s only one downer — demand.
Harvesters Struggle to Recruit Foreign Crews During Pandemic
Kansas harvester Mike Keimig is growing increasingly anxious about whether the foreign seasonal workers he needs to run his nine combines and drive his grain trucks will arrive in time for the start of the winter wheat harvest, which is just weeks away.
Trump to Sign US-Japan Trade Deal That Benefits Farmers
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign a limited trade agreement Oct. 7 with Japan, a deal that would win back benefits American farmers lost when Trump pulled out of a broader Asia-Pacific pact his first week in office.
American Farmers Benefit from US-Japan Trade Agreement
U.S. farmers — reeling from trade wars, low commodity prices and bad weather — are set to be the main winners from President Donald Trump’s initial accord with Japan.
US Soy Shippers Get Small Perk From Otherwise Horrid Trade War
The trade war between the U.S. and China continues to surprise agricultural markets, even delivering an unexpected reprieve for American farmers who have otherwise been roiled by the conflict.
Farmers Struggle but Rally Support for Trump
On one hand, farmers have never been this critical of the Trump administration and the trade war with China. On the other, their love for the president seems to be growing.