Trends in the cattle feeding industry became more clear in the most recent USDA Cattle on Feed report.
There is some downward pressure on the corn and soybean markets these days.
In the past couple of weeks, high temperatures have been well above average, with dew point temperatures above grain temperatures. This can cause grain bins to act like solar collectors on the…
CENTRALIA, Ill. — Dairymen who use the right feed at the right time can maintain profitability even in down times, says Mike Hutjens.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Scott Irwin, University of Illinois ag economist, for the university’s Farmdoc Daily website.
Agricultural exports are one of the brightest lights in the U.S. economy, with a strong multiplier effect that is especially pronounced in rural communities. According to USDA’s Economic Resea…
On behalf of our respective organizations, which collectively represent U.S. agricultural producers, rural businesses, rural communities and rural families, we are writing to ask your support …
The pork industry outlook has experienced a major shift to the upside.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois Extension crop production specialist, for the university Pest Management Bulletin Feb. 22.
AMES, Iowa — Newly published research from Iowa State University agronomists shows the application of nitrogen fertilizer at optimum levels to corn and soybeans is required to maintain carbon …
The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index remained weak with a reading below growth neutral for the 18th straight month, according to the monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of a …
Spring may “come in like a lion” and possibly “roar” at times across the central and southern Plains, according to several weather forecasters.
AMES, Iowa — Results of Iowa State University’s 2016 weed science research are now available. The report includes data on herbicides and how they work on various weeds and soil types.
There’s been a lot of talk lately about all the mergers and acquisitions in the ag industry. Most notable is Bayer AG’s proposed $66 billion takeover of Monsanto that would create an industry giant.
While there is likely to be a flurry of activity in Washington, D.C., this spring, Roger Johnson isn’t holding his breath waiting for the new administration to jump into the fray regarding agr…
CEDAR FALLS — The Hawkeye Farm Show returned to the UNI-Dome recently for its 30th anniversary.
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.