The U.S. is working to get China’s beef market. China requires beef to be born, raised and slaughtered in the U.S. or imported from Canada or Mexico and raised and slaughtered in the U.S.
Soybean injury from dicamba has occurred each year in Illinois since the product was first commercialized. However, the response of some individuals from companies who market formulations approved for use in dicamba-resistant varieties has been unlike anything I’ve experienced during…
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When a tall, thin robot was introduced to visitors at University of Illinois test plots July 13, it was reminiscent of early “Star Wars” movies, when such robots were science fiction.
MARION, Iowa — Eleven years. That’s how long Dennis Fagle farmed his land. Eleven years working in the field his dad had worked in most of his life.
While health care tied up the U.S. Senate in recent weeks, some lawmakers are still talking about items such as the North American Free Trade Agreement and tax reform.
From herbicides to growth- promoting chemicals, plant hormone research continues to offer new ideas for the world of agriculture.
Innovation in the agriculture sector is alive and well in the Midwest and across the country. Thanks to the model developed by businesses and organizations in Silicon Valley, inventors now have a path to share their work with others, no…
BASF held a conference call July 19 to discuss the ongoing dicamba herbicide situation. Amid numerous complaints of dicamba damage to soybeans, the Missouri Department of Agriculture briefly suspended use of dicamba before allowing it for three dicamba products, including…
MALVERN, Iowa — Activities start early at the Mills County Fair, and the day is off to a sweltering start as Kirby Karwal talks to one of his students about his entry in the cattle show.
Fresh from a reception with Chinese officials, Gov. Kim Reynolds and other members of an Iowa agricultural delegation visiting China told reporters on a conference call July 26 that the trip has been a success.
There’s no predicting when things will get busy on the farm, nor when it will be time to haul grain to town, and ag groups hope federal regulators will keep this in mind as they implement new federal trucking regulations.
Iowa Women in Agriculture will presents its 11th annual conference at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, Aug. 1.
The USDA released its cattle inventory and Cattle on Feed reports last week, and early results indicate the market views both reports as bearish.
Don Roose didn’t mince words when talking to farmers gathered for the Iowa Farm Bureau’s economic summit July 20.
Editor’s note: The following was written by James Mintert, David Widmar and Michael Langemeier for the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer.
In late June, about 40 cattle producers gathered in Cameron, Mo., for a University of Missouri grazing school.
American Farm Bureau Federation conducted a poll of over 400 farmers in 2016 to understand their issues concerning ag data privacy, security and control. The poll highlighted what are essentially three issues that continue to come up when asking farmers…
Farmers across the U.S. rely on pyrethroid products for the protection of over 120 different crops that benefit all Americans. It is estimated that pyrethroids provide an economic benefit of $1.6 billion to U.S. consumers in the form of lower…