The near-term rural economy is improving slightly, according to the Rural Mainstreet Index(RMI).
This week saw a legal battle over dairy greenhouse gas emissions, a new industry chairman and an abundance of wet grain for feed.
One of the largest dairy cooperatives in the northeast is implementing a new supply management program in 2020.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is being required to consider greenhouse gas emissions for a dairy expanding from 1,500 to 3,000 cows.
Hancock is a dairy farmer from Muleshoe, Tex.