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The farm industry is in crisis: What you need to know

Briermere, Iowa — Richardson Farms, the Iowa farm bureau, reported that the U.S. agriculture industry is suffering a severe economic downturn with a $3.6 trillion price tag.“The industry is experiencing significant uncertainty and the loss of confidence among farmers and ranchers in the future of agriculture,” Briermeyer Farms said in a statement.“As such, there is

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‘Farmers’ of the future: The future of dairy in Nova Scotia

Farm workers are on the cusp of a golden age.For those looking to take a step forward, there are many things that can be improved.Nova Scotia Farm Workers Union president and executive director Steve Mould said that he’s been impressed with the efforts of workers in the dairy industry.Mould says that workers are doing the

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New ‘Farmer Johns’ franchise lands in Buffalo

Buffalo, N.Y. — The new Farmer Johns franchise, which debuted Friday night, will debut in Buffalo, New York, the NHL announced.The team will have an official home and training facility in the city, according to a release from the Buffalo Sabres.A total of 25 teams will compete in the inaugural season, which will run from