|USDA Spending $3M to Feed Honeybees in Midwest|
The New York Times - 2/25/2014. AP - The U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend millions of dollars to help farmers and ranchers improve pastures in five Midwestern states to provide food for the nation's struggling honeybees under a program to be announced Tuesday.
|Is Wall Street Eyeing America’s Farmland?|
Modern Farmer - 2/24/2014. By Sam Brasch - A new report from The Oakland Institute – a California-based non-profit – argues that Wall Street stands as the most eager buyer for America's highly valuable farmland, almost half of which could come up for sale in the next 20 years as aging farmers hang up their work gloves.