The time of year for making a list and checking it twice is gone, but farmers forming a list of what winter meetings to attend may want to look again.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Farmers who fear they are falling behind in farm technology might not be as behind as they think.
OMAHA, Neb. — What started out with better than expected sale prices at land auctions prior to fall harvest extended into very strong prices at some auctions during October and November.
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Wis. — Larry Redfearn was raised on a farm in the rolling hills of southwestern Wisconsin where conservation practices helped to keep soil in place.
AMES, Iowa — Depending on your family situation and the value of your estate, forming a trust can be an important addition to your farm transition plan.
Many winter tasks on the farm are part of tax planning. Here is a brief summary of some of the topics to discuss with your tax preparer:
URBANA, Ill. — Walking rows of soybeans in the mid-summer heat is an exhausting but essential chore in breeding new cultivars. Researchers brave the heat daily during crucial parts of the growing season to look for plants showing desirable traits,…
COLUMBIA, Mo. — If it’s a weed, spray it. That’s the mindset that most in the agriculture industry held for years.
The beginning of the end. A light in the tunnel.
While U.S. agriculture has cleared the hurdles of 2020 with little damage, uncertainty looms in 2021. But there is optimism.
Weather’s impact on agriculture is constant. From too much precipitation to not enough heat, a season largely hinges on what happens meteorologically.
Missouri weather can be difficult to predict, but University of Missouri atmospheric sciences professor Tony Lupo is watching some weather trends to see what they might mean for 2021.
The prediction of a little wetter than normal winter is good news for farmers in parts of central Illinois this year. Drier parts of northeast Illinois are likely to get some rain they need as well.
There’s an old line about Iowa weather that’s something to the effect of “if you don’t like the weather, just wait” because it will change.
Drought in 2020 didn’t only affect crop production, but soybean cyst nematode populations as well.
January may be too late to get prepared for winter, but there are still plenty of preventative tasks for producers to keep in mind as their grain bins sit through a cold, snowy season.
On farmsteads across the Midwest, Kansas City Chiefs flags fly, Chiefs decorations line the yards, and countless Sunday dinners have been shared with the Chiefs game on. Many farmers have the radios in their tractors and combines set to the…
University of California researcher Amy Murillo found that chickens with heavy parasites spent much more time preening, and special sensors can help detect that.
The evolving role of women in today’s farm operations will be the theme of the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers virtual meeting this year.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri corn growers should scout for an emerging crop disease in 2021, says University of Missouri Extension plant pathologist Kaitlyn Bissonnette.