Editor’s note: The following was written by Fabian Fernandez, Extension nitrogen management specialist, and Brad Carlson, Extension educator, for the University of Minnesota Extension website June 3.
There was drama and even history in the results of Iowa’s June 2 primary election, but there were few surprises.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — True armyworm have begun their march across Missouri and producers should scout often, says University of Missouri Extension state field crops entomologist Kevin Rice.
(Bloomberg) — China’s commercial soybean importers are likely to keep buying from the U.S. to cover a shortage later in the year despite rising bilateral tensions, according to an influential Chinese agricultural consultant.
Max Rothschild has spent the past 40 years as an animal science professor at Iowa State University, holding the title of C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences. Over his four decades at ISU, he has been recognized…
Marketing hogs in a timely fashion has been a challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in fewer concerns with feed efficiency.
Corn rootworm remains the greatest insect pest threat to corn in Illinois, despite low populations in recent years compared with historical averages.Resistance to Bt traits and crop rotation throughout much of Illinois complicates the management decisions faced by corn growers.
Predicting export levels in the age of COVID-19 is a guessing game, but the first quarter of 2020 has been a surprisingly good one for global pork demand, thanks in large part to China.
With pork producers still being severely impacted by COVID-19, leaders of the National Pork Producers Council last week urged Congress to pass relief measures.
The past two months have been brutal for the hog industry, but there are some signs that the climate is improving.
America’s 2018 Pig Farmer of the Year has no pigs in his barns today.
Bill and Joan Tentinger did not plan on celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in the midst of a pandemic. But just like they have done throughout their farming career, they adjusted.
VANDALIA, Mo. — For Kylie Epperson, telling the story of her family farming operation is part of the job.
Pigs play a big role in the lives of the Shike family, but they’re not pork producers.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri Extension economists have prepared an online overview of the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to help all producers.
The Justice Department is formally demanding information from the country’s four biggest meatpackers over potential antitrust violations, according to a person familiar with the matter, deepening scrutiny of an industry that’s been riled by shutdowns due to the coronavirus.
Bayer AG is blocked from selling its controversial dicamba-based herbicide in the U.S. after an appeals court rejected a federal regulator’s permit for the product, compounding the German company’s weed-killer woes.
Illinois is in the middle of a serious hay shortage that will likely stretch throughout the year and into 2021, producers say.
When it comes to controlling flies in cattle, Extension livestock specialists and veterinarians say variety can help.
Some farmers are finding success using a new process designed to streamline planting and improve germination of cover crops.