Three weeks ago, the world had seemingly come to an end for the corn market. No trade deal with China, the USDA predicts a massive crop and funds were record short. And then... we realized that before we could worry about a massive corn crop and huge ending stocks, we had to grow it first. This is w [...]
Cows are creatures of habit, so keep it consistent inside the parlor.
If you think it’s been wet lately, NASA and the National Weather Service (NWS) agree.
Traders who bet against Beyond Meat in its IPO have lost $150 million. Analysts now think a partnership with a big American burger chain is looming.
Farmers are approaching the prevent planting crop insurance decision and current number crunching leans toward taking prevent plant, but you must run your own numbers.
While the rain continues to fall, the markets are making the decision to claim prevented plant more difficult.
Enrollment in USDA’s Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program is about to meet its goal, while a dairy in the Nethelands is making waves.
Michigan State University has been awarded two separate $1 million grants to help fund research that aims to improve dairy cow feed efficiency.
Today on AgriTalk, we’re talking with Greg Henderson of Drovers, Gary Schnitkey of University of Illinois and Tim Lust of the National Sorghum Producers.​
For months, traders debated which crops U.S. farmers would sow this year. That discussion is now turning to how many acres may be left unplanted as relentless rainfall sweeps the Midwest.
Thad Cochran, a seven-term Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi who was one of the longest-serving members in Congress when he retired in 2018, has died. He was 81.
U.S. farmers need to grow overseas markets in order to bolster low commodity prices and farm income. However, the revised trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, dubbed USMCA, has yet to be submitted to Congress for approval, and negotiations with other countries, specifically Japan and the Europea [...]
Small things done repeatedly truly do add up.
“For us, the biggest benefit will be getting an early look at these emerging products. For the startup, we are able to give them real-world testing and farmer feedback.”
Simple Farms is a standalone tool to help growers determine breakeven points by precisely tracking field inputs.
On Sept. 1, you have a big deadline. For the first time since the programs were created, you can switch your elections for ARC and PLC. Which should you choose?
Today, cattlemen can pick out superior calves better than they ever have, as DNA testing gets cheaper and projections get more accurate.
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