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As summer turns to autumn, Don Roose has a piece of advice for farmers: Use the carry to your advantage.
Lee Agri-Media has created a relief fund to help farmers and ranchers affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.
Corn and soybean futures dropped this morning after USDA increased its crop estimates from last month.
OMAHA, Neb. — Farmland values largely held steady through the first half of 2017 in states served by Farm Credit Services of America.
EFFINGHAM, Ill. — Dave Ross has some advice for those considering entering the organic grains market: Don’t let the promise of big profits suck you in or the fear of losses drive you away.
RANTOUL, Ill. — As harvest nears, thousands of farmers got together with a sense of nostalgia to mingle with more 1,000 tractors, steam engines, moldboard plows and implements of the past the Half Century of Progress Show in Rantoul Aug.…
DECATUR, Ill. — Crop insurance was by far the biggest concern of farmers and others attending a farm bill listening session at Richland Community College Aug. 30.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri Extension brought farm, agribusiness and agency leaders together Aug. 24 to address issues associated with the use of dicamba.
BIG ROCK, Ill. — Operating a small farm profitably is challenging enough, but adding health issues makes it even more difficult.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — One hundred minutes of discussion. Sixty people gathered at the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors meeting. Seventeen of those 60 people who felt strongly enough to speak out on whether the county should pass a resolution…
Editor’s note: The comment period on EPA’s “Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2018 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2019” ended Aug. 31.
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The demand for mental health services continues to rise in Iowa, as in other states, but while officials debate the need for service they also face a question about to fund it.
Here we are in early September already, and harvest 2017 is just around the corner. We all know what that means: One of the most dangerous jobs in America, farming, is entering one of its most dangerous time periods.
AINSWORTH, Iowa — In the cover crop capital of Iowa, Washington County farmer Michael Vittetoe is confident the rye he drills this fall will establish itself well despite the dry conditions in many parts of southeast Iowa this summer.
BLOOMFIELD, Iowa — Keith Sullivan jokes that, despite a horrific farm accident he was lucky enough to survive, he can still play the piano as well as ever.
A dry summer could have many producers making changes to their late summer grazing program, including stockpiling forage for after harvest and into winter.
DES MOINES — Several Iowa farm organizations came together last week with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to promote soil conservation and celebrate the efforts being made by farmers to protect the environment.