CINCINNATI, Ohio — President Donald Trump talked about the need to improve the nation’s inland waterways for shipping grain, coal and steel in a speech about his $1 trillion infrastructure initiative, according to a White House news release.
AMES, Iowa — Data is key when it comes to research. And the world is getting to be very good at collecting and analyzing data.
Demand continues to be strong for U.S. beef and pork. Export data in April was stronger than expected, says economist Len Steiner with Steiner Consulting Group.
Weather-related volatility in grain markets looks to continue as the June 30 USDA Acreage report nears and Brazil’s big corn harvest picks up speed.
MALVERN, Iowa — Zack Jones relaxes in an old chair, surrounded by scaffolding, paintings, tools and a colorful ceiling, all part of Project Art Church in this Southwest Iowa community.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Daniel Kaiser, Extension soil fertility specialist, and Fabian Fernandez, Extension nutrient management specialist, for the University of Minnesota Crop News website.
Editor’s note: The following was written by University of Nebraska Extension specialists for the university’s Cropwatch website.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Scott Irwin and Darrel Good, University of Illinois ag economists, for the university’s Farmdoc Daily website.
Honey bees and other pollinators are a vital part of U.S. agriculture — supporting production of most of the fruits, nuts and vegetables grown in the U.S., with an approximate $19 billion in agricultural production annually.
In response to Chris Gaul’s letter of Feb. 18 (Wind power is clean, efficient):
In response to the May 13 letter, (Don’t blame Canada for milk market mess) suggesting the Canadian production quota system should be implemented in American agriculture to support farmers and guarantee prices and profits.
Decade after decade the census figures show a trend for population in Iowa, as in many other agricultural states: The overall population grows very slowly, but within the state people are moving from rural to urban areas.
CLARINDA, Iowa — A steady stream of vehicles navigate the streets surrounding the Page County Courthouse, filling many of the parking spaces along the Clarinda town square.
EAST MOLINE, Ill. — New 2018 model year John Deere equipment unveiled at the Harvester Works plant June 1 features efficiency improvements and built-in computer processing technology to meet the needs of modern farming.
Most of the nation’s 12 Federal Reserve Districts reported modest or moderate growth from April through late May, according to the Beige Book, the Federal Reserve District commentary on economic conditions released May 31.
I used to listen to a radio in my truck. Now, when I’m looking at a new vehicle, I have to wade through a variety of choices for “infotainment systems.”
When Walmart, the nation’s largest grocer, announced plans last spring to build its first dairy processing plant in northeastern Indiana, it instantly got the attention of dairy farmers and processors across the nation.
With wet and cold weather creating planting headaches this spring, some farmers are modifying weed control programs to adapt to changing conditions.