7 ag stories you might have missed this week

7 ag stories you might have missed this week

Tech in farm succession planning, 2016 farm financials, FFA convention and important lessons

Need to catch up? Here are some food, agriculture and farm stories you might have missed this week.

1. Tech transition. Technology can serve as an entry point for kids coming back to the farm. Farm Industry News

2. New tool for new farmers. USDA designs new web tool for beginning farmers and ranchers. Farm Progress

3. Enough. Bloomberg piece suggests Elanco has to gain from the "support tech in ag" movement, but the company president makes good points about food insecurity. Bloomberg Business

4. Tough times ahead? What can ag anticipate in 2016 and beyond? Well for starters, financial stress. Farm Futures

5. Women in ag. Interest is spiking for women in ag careers. Kansas City Star

7 ag stories you might have missed: Tech in farm succession planning, 2016 farm financials, FFA convention and important lessons

6. Nothing short of a miracle. Farmer Zach Short is marking a milestone this week, with an important story to share. Farm Progress/Salina Journal

7. National FFA Convention. What goes into planning an event for 60,000 FFA members and guests? Convention logistics director explains. RFD-TV

And your bonus:

Chicken tweets. Maybe the most bizarre thing you'll read all day. CNN


See a new installment of '7 ag stories you might have missed' every Friday at 2 p.m. on Farm Futures and Farm Progress sites. And as always, keep up throughout the week with daily ag news and grain market updates by visiting us on Twitter or Facebook.


Browse the '7 ag stories' archives
10/23: Wild roots, transportation bill, mustard, milkweed lawns and hot dog emojis
10/16: Pork on the menu, GMO opt-out, expensive pumpkin pies and following 'Chip'
10/9: Waters of the U.S. stay, Trans-Pacific Partnership and agriculture, and thriving co-ops
10/2: PEDV cause, new ag ed center, synthetic leaves, rural internet and city dogs
9/25: Women of harvest, propane inventories, farm safety, incomes and investment

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