THOMASBORO, Ill. — When Kris Ehler decides to plant his soybeans early, he goes really early.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Robert Klein, Western Nebraska crops specialist, and Robert Tigner, Extension educator. This article is part of Nebraska Extension's Strengthening N…
A North Dakota State University Extension grain marketing specialist expects an uptick in soybean acres for the 2017 growing season, not only statewide, but nationally.
U.S. pork and beef exports wrapped up an excellent 2016 performance with very strong December results, according to statistics released by the USDA and compiled Feb. 8 by the U.S. Meat Export …
Editor’s note: The following was written by Alejandro Plastina, Iowa State University Extension economist, for the Ag Decision Maker February 2017 newsletter.
PANAMA CITY, Panama — Members of the U.S. Grains Council’s Advisory Teams met this past week at the organization’s International Marketing Conference in Panama City, Panama, to set direction a…
AMES — John Lawrence admits to wondering what might have been if not for soaring interest rates in the late 1970s.
DES MOINES — Rob Long believes spending money on good genetics should not stop because of a lower fed cattle market.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Farm equipment manufacturers are sensing a gradual improvement in sales following the recent letdown after crop prices fell from record highs.
Editor’s note: The first National FFA Week was celebrated in 1948. This year National FFA Week is Feb. 18-25.
A shift in U.S. trade policy has the livestock industry concerned.
With plenty of corn and beans on hand and big South American crops expected, prices likely will stay under pressure. Worries about trade with Mexico put one more weight on the market.
ANKENY, Iowa — Adoption of conservation practices by Iowa soybean farmers, including the planting of cover crops, spiked in 2016. This is further proof, says the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA)…
Until a few years ago, Angie Runyan, a suburban mom from the Chicago area, didn’t think family farms existed any more, or if they did, they were “few and far between.”
Editor’s note: The following was written by David Oppedahl, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago senior business economist, for the Chicago Fed Letter.
The U.S. food and agricultural sector looks forward to working with your administration to create new jobs and spur economic growth for all Americans.
As breed associations and educational institutions continue to champion EPDs (expected progeny differences) as the main method of seedstock selection, one has to wonder why.
In response to Ted and Kim Junker letter on wind power (Jan. 28):
Farmers depend on income from their farm-related assets, but long-term healthcare needs or lawsuits can quickly use up that income, says Jerry Murphy.
News reports suggest U.S. farmers and agribusinesses are dangerously close to losing a big chunk of corn and possibly other exports to Mexico, but the corn market hasn’t shown much concern.