The trade tension between the U.S. and China has claimed its latest victim: a little-known grain market that’s fallen into the doldrums.
As farmland prices in the Midwest have fluctuated over time, one thing that hasn’t been a major issue is who is allowed to buy that farmland.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Purdue University’s James Mintert, David Widmar and Michael Langemeier for the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer March report.
DUNKERTON, Iowa — Adding acres of soybeans, hay or oats on a farm can affect management decisions throughout the year and in years to come.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Jennifer Ifft, Cornell University economist, and Todd Kuethe, University of Illinois economist, for the University of Illinois Farmdoc Daily website.
March wildfires that scorched more than 1.3 million acres in Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Texas ignited action in Missouri to help farmers and ranchers whose operations had been devastated.
In a move that caught many in the agricultural community off guard this week, Republicans in the Iowa legislature proposed eliminating the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa St…
MANCHESTER, Iowa — For the past 20 years, Russ and Dianne Reth have worked together full time in their Eastern Iowa hog operation.
Several factors could be contributing to recent softness in the feeder cattle market.
With lower U.S. corn acres this spring, continued strong corn demand should reduce ending stocks and lift prices out of their recent ranges, according to Stewart-Peterson Senior Market Advisor…
RED OAK, Iowa — Being a good neighbor is something the Swanson brothers learned from an early age.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — More than 30 percent of Minnesota farmers were in the red in 2016, the third consecutive year of declining commodity prices.
Like any other part of a farm, the benefits of contour buffer strips and filter strips vary depending on design, seeding and management.
Despite conditions in the farm economy, the FCS (Farm Credit System) remains fundamentally safe and sound and is well positioned to manage this downturn. The depth and duration of market weakn…
We, the undersigned businesses, organizations and associations, write to express our extreme support for a bipartisan effort to reauthorize a new, comprehensive farm bill for the betterment of…
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Editor’s note: The following was written by Alejandro Plastina, Iowa State University ag economist, and Ann Johanns, Extension program specialist in economics, for the ISU Ag Decision Maker website.
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Disease resistance is in the genes’ haplotypes.