HAMLIN, Iowa — Jeff Munch is not sure his parents had any specific business plan in mind when they started Darrell’s Place 37 years ago.
For many farmers, ordering inputs consists of hitting a few keys on a computer. But some say they should proceed with caution.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Keith Good, social media manager for the Farmdoc Project at the University of Illinois, for the Farm Policy News website.
Farmers are master jugglers: They manage crops, maintain equipment, and market products, often while balancing a second job and family demands.
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research is an independent 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization established with bipartisan Congressional support in the 2014 Farm Bill to serve as a new model in our nation’s mission to be the global leader…
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials say the fairgrounds in Springfield and DuQuoin will be ready for summer state fairs, but that major updates await private fundraising and a state spending plan.
I like technology. I’m not a techno-geek, however I do like what technology can offer in the way of providing information and making decisions more timely and accurately.
DES MOINES — With new farm bill negotiations beginning, the pork industry has made it clear what’s at the top of its wish list: a vaccine bank with a large enough supply to handle the first two weeks of a…
Joe Sellers has put a few miles on his vehicles over his 30-year career with Iowa State University Extension.
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would change federal language that presently restricts usage of ethanol blends over 10 percent during the summer months.
Remember the first cell phones, those bulky gadgets that always seemed to be more trouble than they were worth? Did you ever think you would be able to store production records on it?
AMES, Iowa — Crop advisers, agronomists and agribusiness professionals can learn about diagnostics and identification of common issues in corn and soybean fields at the Field Diagnostics Clinic, hosted by Iowa State University Extension July 12.
AMES, Iowa — It’s no secret that the role of the Extension service is changing across the nation. At Iowa State University, the change is too obvious to miss.
More meat and other food items are being sold at the grocery store than through restaurants and food service.
Corn and soybean prices remain solid, but there is more and more downward pressure on the market thanks to large supplies.
NEW LONDON, Iowa — The Henry County Fair is still weeks away, but it’s getting to be crunch time for the southeast Iowa families that bring the energy, excitement and fun to the county fair every summer.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Robert Wright, University of Nebraska Extension entomologist, for the university’s Cropwatch website.
Air flow is always important when it comes to keeping livestock cool, but summer presents even more of a challenge for producers.