JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Every four years, Missouri votes for President and also elects all five of its statewide offices — governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, treasurer and auditor — in addition to voting for all eight of its…
While the presidential election is all but decided in Illinois, voters face decisions on many competitive state and federal races in 2020.
While all eyes are on the presidential and congressional elections, there is another battle going on in Iowa this election season. It is the fight for the state legislature.
The 2020 growing season has brought its share of stress to many farmers in the Midwest. After strong winds, hail, drought and early snow, many are hoping to get out of harvest with minimal hits to grain quality.
LEXINGTON, Ill. — Pennycress research and funding seems to be growing like a weed lately.
Because it is a “new” crop to Midwestern agriculture, best management practices (BMPs) and varietal performance of industrial hemp have yet to be determined.
As the pork industry changed over the past 30 years, so have farrow to finish operations. Many sows are kept off-site by some of the larger producers, and contract finishing has become more and more prevalent.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Temple Grandin, author on animal behavior and autism, will be one of four keynote speakers during the virtual 2020 Pixels of Production Women in Agriculture conference.
Bryce Irlbeck grows oats. That makes him different from most Iowa farmers.
Many organizations earn the majority of their funding from one or two major fundraising events during the year — a dinner, booth at a county or state fair or an auction. This year, with so many events canceled because of…
BROOKLET, Ga. — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Oct. 27 that EPA is approving new five-year registrations for two dicamba products and extending the registration of an additional dicamba product.
If you grew up near a rural community, chances are you have heard the old proverbs that have been passed down from generation to generation.
John Linder, of Edison, Ohio, serves as president of the Corn Board of the National Corn Growers Association.
Grain damage from the Aug. 10 derecho and drought is widespread in the state and highly variable.The following is a list of five tips or good practices that farmers should consider this fall for good grain management, especially when working…
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The value of a farm business plan becomes clear when family members need to get on the same page, says Joe Horner, University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist.
Fall is a busy time for agricultural producers in the Midwest. Sometimes when people get in a hurry, they don’t pay as much attention to doing things safely.
As harvest season hits its typical midpoint, cover crop seeding is in full swing as well.
WEBSTER CITY, Iowa — The livestock stall inside the FFA greenhouse here may look small, but it holds big dreams. The plan is to eventually build an animal facility and perhaps a meat science classroom.
“Plant in the dust and your bins will bust,” the old-timers would say. Wheat growers in Illinois are getting the opportunity to test the veracity of that adage.
The USDA estimates that 80% of Missouri corn and more than 75% of Missouri soybeans are in excellent or good condition as of Oct. 6.