Costs are way up and may not ease anytime soon, and forging ahead with the same practices and expecting a natural return to better times is looking like a long shot.
With Stuart variety's open-stop-open-stop shuck split pattern, it may seem delayed this year. Following similar behavior in 2016, both years have something in common: drought during kernel fill.
Farmers from California's Central Valley received zero federal water deliveries, and severely reduced state allocations. Now hit with groundwater pumping fines, farmers took to the Capitol to protest.
USDA's Farm Service Agency offers farm ownership and operating loans with favorable interest rates and terms to help eligible agricultural producers obtain needed financing.
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Once built, the new 40,000-square-foot, LEED-certified, state-of-the-art hub will house classrooms, research and lab spaces, and student career and advising support. Construction is slated for completion by 2026.