SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Farmers are considering new corn and soybean herbicides as well as proactive management strategies to fight the growing costs of herbicide resistance.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With the launch of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans finally here, the company hopes farmers will be able to take a bite out of weed resistance.
WALNUT, Iowa — Doug Matthies has spent most of his adult life in the hog business, and he would not have it any other way.
Big Ag is getting bigger. Is that good or bad for farmers?
Most farm groups cheered when President Donald Trump signed an executive order to begin the process of rescinding the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.
Sharply lower pork belly stocks continue to prompt headlines in the mainstream media.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — To market grain profitably in 2017, farmers need to understand production costs and their breakevens, according to panelists at The Great Grain Marketing Debate at Commodi…
CARROLL, Iowa — New disease threats are always lurking for pork producers, but an old nemesis is still costing the industry millions of dollars.
DES MOINES — Roughly 1 in 5 Iowans does not have access to the broadband internet speed recommended by the federal government, and those who are underserved by and large live in rural areas.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — As farmers look ahead to the growing season, it can be helpful to break down the outlook for a single acre of corn from a single farmer’s perspective.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Now, more than ever, the success of every acre of corn counts.
ST. LOUIS — Africa, algae and crickets will play a big role in the future of agriculture. At least Parry Dixon thinks so. And he has a lot of data to back that up.
The USDA reported the statewide soybean yield average was 60.5 bushels per acre in Iowa. In 2016, four Iowa counties produced over 10 million bushels of soybeans, led by Plymouth County, with …
Chris Gaul, in a letter to the editor in the Feb. 18 edition of IFT, stated, “Wind is cheaper than fossil-fuel generation and getting cheaper.” Wrong! He also said, “Wind turbines take only …
I want to begin by looking at several recent survey indices regarding sentiment about economic well-being over the next six to 12 months: the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy farmer survey, the Uni…
In reference to the Dec. 31 story about the new breed, Black Herefords:
The numbers are out, and now farmers have a few short days to talk to their crop insurance agent before the March 15 deadline.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois ag economist, for the university’s Farmdoc Daily website.
MORTON, Ill. — A burst of spring-like weather in February has prompted farmers to start thinking about planting.