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Weather Outlook: Is Relief Coming to Soaked Fields? By: 07/02/2015 @ 11:37am

July is here to bring us sunshine, county fairs, and carnivals. But some farmers are still in the fields working on planting or harvest they usually would have had done weeks ago.{[SINGE PLAYER VIDEO]} var…

Corn, Soybean Acreage, Stocks Drop By: 06/30/2015 @ 11:19am

The much anticipated U.S. Planted Acreage report is out, and numbers were on point with estimates for the week with corn down from last year and soybeans up.Soybean acres planted were expected to land between…

Weather Outlook: What's in Store for July? By: 06/26/2015 @ 11:33am

Mother Nature is holding the control while farmers are holding their breath.Recent rains have pushed precipitation to twice their normal amounts in some areas, says Freese-Notis, Inc. senior meteorologist Dan…

Extended Flooding Could Wipe Out Soybean Crop By: 06/24/2015 @ 9:49am

Farmers across the country are sharing photos of their fields under water, and the precipitation doesn’t seem to be letting up. While the bad luck seems to lie with those who have yet to plant their…

Tools of the Future Brings Newest Tech to Farmers' Fingers By: 06/23/2015 @ 4:17pm

The second annual "Tools of the Future" event by Successful Farming magazine took place Monday, June 22, in Ankeny, Iowa (north of Des Moines), and it was one to remember. Dozens of farmers gathered along with…

Wet Weather = Prevented Planting Concerns By: 06/17/2015 @ 5:29pm

89.2 million of corn acres and a record-breaking 84.6 million soybean acres. Those are the numbers that were laid out in the USDA’s Prospective Plantings report on March 30, 2015. Combine that with the…

First Alfalfa Cutting Delayed? Inspect Fields First By: 06/10/2015 @ 2:09pm

Mother Nature seems to be doing everything she can to delay corn and soybean planting this year, but all of that rain and hail is also putting a damper on the first alfalfa harvest of the season. If you…

Summer Heat is Here! Are Your Cattle Ready? By: 06/08/2015 @ 3:36pm

Summer heat is rolling in, tempting people to turn on air conditioners and break out the iced tea makers for to keep from melting away. Don't take heat stress for granted, even in the early weeks of…

2015 Tools of the Future Schedule & Sessions By: 06/03/2015 @ 4:19pm

Tools of the Future is back for 2015 with a can't-miss event! Check out the sessions and schedule for this year's event below.For more information and to get registered, head over to…

2015 Tools of the Future Speakers: Ag's Leading Innovators By: 06/03/2015 @ 3:37pm

The Successful Farming magazine editors are bringing the leading innovators and researchers in agricultural technology, robotics, equipment, and soil health all to one place for a must-attend one-day event --…

Meet the Women in Ag Bloggers! By: 05/21/2015 @ 1:32pm

Looking for advice on managing your farm, anecdotes you can relate to, or tips from other women in agriculture much like you? We've gathered a few ladies as passionate as you are about…

Early Intensive Stocking Boosts Pasture Sustainability & Profits By: 05/11/2015 @ 2:29pm

Notably in the Flint Hills of Kansas but also in many other cattle production areas, stocker cattle are let out into pastures for grazing from spring to early fall when they are removed to finish in…

Be Ready for a Hay-Day in May By: 05/11/2015 @ 1:18pm

While the corn farmers are hoping the rain holds off, those April and early May showers make great quality grass and hay for livestock producers during the month of May.In early April, grass growth made 200…

Q&A: Dwight Armstrong, Nat'l FFA Organization & Foundation CEO By: 05/05/2015 @ 12:50pm

Think back 15 years ago. Could you have imagined tractors driving themselves? Or machines milking dairy cows and knowing exactly which one they’re milking? Fact is, the world of agriculture is changing…

Iowa Declares State of Emergency Due to Avian Flu; Follows Minnesota, Wisconsin By: 05/01/2015 @ 4:21pm

On Friday, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad declared a state of emergency due to the outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian influenza. The proclamation is effective immediately and will continue through…

Bird Flu: Iowa Announces 5 More Presumptive Cases By: 04/27/2015 @ 4:56pm

Iowa has another five probable cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) on the table in commercial poultry farms in Osceola, O’Brien, and Sioux Counties in northwest Iowa, says Bill Northey, the…

Sorghum Is Gaining Ground… As a Forage By: 04/22/2015 @ 11:16am

“Interest in forage sorghum is definitely on the rise,” said John Holman, a K-State Research and Extension agronomist based in Garden City. “There is a lot of interest in general to supply cow-calf…

Bird Flu: 3.8 Million Birds to Be Destroyed -- What Now? By: 04/22/2015 @ 10:25am

Over the weekend, an egg-laying facility in Osceola County, Iowa, was confirmed positive for the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N2 strain, said Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey on Tuesday…

Avian Influenza H5N2 Confirmed in Iowa By: 04/14/2015 @ 2:07pm

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Healthy Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the first case of the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza virus in the state of…

Ensure Sufficient Cow/Calf Nutrition While Grass is Dormant By: 04/07/2015 @ 2:34pm

There hasn’t been a whole lot of moisture in any form this winter, but a few rains this week may help grasses start to green up. However, some beef producers started their calving season 4-6 weeks ago. When…

How Much Do You Know About the Barley & Hops in Your Beer? By: 04/06/2015 @ 4:21pm

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Tips to Keep Your Birds Safe from Avian Influenza By: 04/01/2015 @ 5:19pm

The H5N2 strain of avian influenza has been confirmed in domestic flocks of birds in three states, and more cases seem to be popping up as migratory birds are traveling with the warm temperatures. With…

NRCS Offers $332 Million to Protect Farmland, Wetlands, Grasslands By: 03/31/2015 @ 11:11am

This year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) is offering up $332 million through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) to help farmland and…

First Look: Tuesday's WASDE Report By: 03/10/2015 @ 11:10am

Today's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) aren't expected to draw much attention today. Some estimates are unchanged while big decreases are offset other numbers bumping up.Quick…

Proactive Producers: Take Profit Into Your Own Hands By: 03/09/2015 @ 5:27pm

No matter how diligently you keep records, manage pastures, rotate cattle, and watch for possible sickness -- droughts still happen, cattle get sick, and prices fall. Life can be unpredictable, especially with…

“Bird Flu” Confirmed in MN Commercial Turkey Flock By: 03/06/2015 @ 12:35pm

According to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), a serious strain of avian influenza, more commonly known as “bird flu,” has been…

Give Newborn Calves a Leg Up from Day One By: 03/05/2015 @ 12:27pm

Calving season can be one of the most exhausting, stressful, labor-intensive times of year, but it’s also rewarding. Create and implement a herd health plan (HHP) appropriate for the operation to minimize…

Are We Seeing the "Greatest Collapse of Hog Prices Ever"? By: 03/03/2015 @ 3:52pm

Prices are rapidly rolling from record-high prices in 2014 –- driven by massive PEDv death rumors-turned-reality –- down to five-year lows near $45 per hundredweight, landing the hog markets in what may be…

Successful Farming Radio Magazine Airs 5000th Episode By: 02/27/2015 @ 3:44pm

On February 27, 2015, the Successful Farming Radio Magazine® (SFMR) airs its 5000th episode on 133 stations in 20 states across the country. The SFMR is a syndicated daily (Monday thru Friday) radio feature…

USGC Reacts To Vilsack's Trade Policy Remarks By: 02/27/2015 @ 11:34am

Following Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack's address at the 2015 Commodity Classic in Phoenix regarding Farm Bill sign-up deadlines and trade policy, U.S. agriculture groups have been quick to…

Grain Bin Safety Week 2015 By: 02/26/2015 @ 10:45am

High crop yields, wet harvest, and low grain prices makes the "store or sell" decision pretty easy for farmers across the country. Filling up those grain bins with hope that prices will bounce back means more…

Replace Toxic Fescue While Beef Prices Are Up -- MU Extension By: 02/24/2015 @ 10:58am

Seed costs of nontoxic fescue may seem daunting in troubling times, but good cattle prices now may make it the perfect time to replace that cheaper, toxic fescue.“Replant pastures when prices rise, or you…

Social Media Round-up: Cow Art, #AgOutlook, & Photo of the Week! By: 02/20/2015 @ 2:50pm

Here are some of the great online finds brought to us by social media this week:- Cow ArtKansas cattle rancher Derek Klingenberg is at it again! Bringing in over 14 million views with his “What Does the…

Mad Cow Strikes Again in Canada By: 02/16/2015 @ 12:10pm

On February 11, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in one beef cow in Alberta, Canada. BSE – more commonly known as mad cow disease – is a…

Boehringer Ingelheim, BQA Team Up to Offer Free Certification By: 02/09/2015 @ 10:45am

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) has partnered with the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program to provide cattle producers (including beef and dairy operators, veterinarians, allied partners, and…

Say "Hello" to Calving (& Lambing & Foaling) Season! By: 02/06/2015 @ 10:51am

It's 3:30 AM. Bitter cold. Twenty-three below with windchill (at best). Three blankets have barely warmed you up since you got into the house at 2:15, but it's time to get up and go check the cows…

Outstanding Agriculture Mentors in the Field By: 01/30/2015 @ 2:04pm

My Mentor, My Legacy nominations rolled in, and four winners were chosen from across the nation.Whether the family farm is passed down through the generations or it’s one started from scratch, it’s tough…

Third Strain of PEDv Identified in Minnesota By: 01/21/2015 @ 4:46pm

Three steps forward, two steps back. That seems to be the never-ending theme of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, better know as PEDv. U.S. researchers have identified a third strain of PEDv in a…

Hog Markets 'Yo-Yo' to Continue in 2015 By: 01/21/2015 @ 2:59pm

Although it’s been a quiet topic since jumping to Hawaii, the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) is still taking a toll on hog markets. The hog market yo-yo’ed throughout 2014, and we should expect…

Expect Higher Cattle Prices in 2015 -- Economist By: 01/21/2015 @ 2:48pm

A 19-year trend of fewer calves coming to an end. Tight cattle numbers and high prices are driving producers to hold on to quality heifers and cows to rebuild their herds. Female slaughter dropped 10 percent…

Calf Scours: Symptoms, Treatment, & Prevention By: 01/21/2015 @ 2:33pm

Calf scours – diarrhea occurring in the first 30 days of a calf’s life – is caused by viruses, parasites, bacteria, or any combination of those. The exact cause is less important than prompt treatment…

21 Favorite Country Christmas Tunes to Enjoy! By: 12/15/2014 @ 1:40pm

'Tis the season for decorating trees, baking holiday goodies, and leaving alfalfa outside for Rudolph at night (at least we did in my family), and undeniably listening to Christmas music. Our staff…

Confine Cattle to Help Pastures Recover By: 12/11/2014 @ 12:25pm

Although we had some significant rains this past spring and summer, consecutive years of drought have taken a toll on rangeland, especially those acres with cattle grazing. Not to mention, the high corn prices…

PEDv Mysteriously Jumps the Ocean to Hawaii By: 12/05/2014 @ 2:12pm

On November 20, a small hog operation on Oahu confirmed that they have contracted the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv), according to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.About 25 percent of the farm’s…

Favorite #Harvest14 Pictures from Social Media (So Far!) By: 11/07/2014 @ 1:06pm

       Have photos to share? Be sure to tag @successful_farming on Instagram! Rain passed by, sun came out-I felt…

More Beef-Building Tips from Cattle Producers By: 10/13/2014 @ 11:45am

Last week we compiled a list of 9 tips that can help you build your cattle herd for the most profit in the future. We asked our community members in Cattle Talk (Agriculture.com community) and the Beef…

National 4-H Week: Staff Shares Memories By: 10/08/2014 @ 3:36pm

October 5-11, 2014 is National 4-H Week! With more than 6 million youth involved and over 60 million alumni (including me and much of my family!), 4-H has created billions of memories for members, parents…

Build Your Beef Herd to Boost Your Profits By: 09/23/2014 @ 1:56pm

Beef prices are stacking up to all-time highs. Consumers are not only paying more for beef at the grocery store, they are willing to pay premium prices for USDA graded prime beef. Only 3% of all carcasses…

August 29: Early Calls Looking Up By: 08/29/2014 @ 7:30am

Early calls are showing mostly higher markets across the board. Corn is looking 0-2 cents lower, soybeans 2-4 cents higher, and wheat 4-6 cents higher.Trackers:Overnight grain, soybean markets = Trading mostly…

Risk Ranch Connects Cattle Futures to Show Stock By: 08/20/2014 @ 11:37am

The CME Group & National 4-H Organization are traveling to 120 state and county fairs in 11 states to help 4-H members reach deeper into the process of their show stock by playing the Commodity Carnival…

August 20: Early Calls By: 08/20/2014 @ 7:31am

Early calls: Corn is seen 2 to 4 cents lower, soybeans 1 to 3 cents lower, and wheat 2 to 4 cents higher.Overnight grain, soybean markets = trading mostly lower.Crude oil = $.29 per barrel…

Slow Harvest Boosts Wheat Prices By: 08/19/2014 @ 2:41pm

After starting lower, wheat continued to climb to close the day higher."Wheat futures traded 4 to 11 cents higher at midday, led by the hard red wheat contracts," says Allan Brugler of Brugler Marketing &…

Soybeans, Corn Roll Down; Wheat Up By: 08/19/2014 @ 11:45am

"Rain in the forecast puts a cloud over commodity prices," says Scott Shellady, senior contributor to Marketing Talk on Agriculture.com and SVP at TJM Investments. "Improving weather patterns has the sellers…

5 Practices to Cool Livestock in Summer Heat By: 08/05/2014 @ 11:53am

This summer dealt us cooler weather than is typical, but we all know the sweltering heat that back-to-school and state fair season can bring. Put these five tips into practice to keep your livestock…

Invest in Genetics to Meet Prime Beef Demands By: 07/24/2014 @ 4:14pm

Although many cattle producers are working to rebuild their herd, low beef numbers are continuing to drive cattle prices higher than ever.David Patterson (MU Beef Extension specialist) and Scott Brown (MU…

Top 3 Social Media Finds This Week By: 07/09/2014 @ 10:57am

Check out my top three agriculture-related finds from Facebook, Twitter, and/or Pinterest that I just couldn't scroll past this week:Lost forever? We all seem to have our phones attached to our hip…

Gain Confidence w/ Automated Soil Sampling By: 06/04/2014 @ 10:07am

Soil sampling is one of the inevitable, time-consuming duties of farmers each fall. While taking dozens of samples with a hand probe, you constantly have to ask yourself, “Did I get enough samples?” “Are…

Earn CCA Credits by Attending Tools of the Future By: 05/29/2014 @ 3:18pm

Explore the newest, state-of-the-art agricultural tools that will make farmers more profitable in the field—including demonstrations and hands-on exhibitions on UAVs (drones) in action, wearable technology…

Register for the Tools of the Future Tour...and Earn CCA Credits, Too! By: 05/29/2014 @ 11:49am

Meredith Agrimedia is launching the Successful Farming® Tools for the Future Tour this summer comprising 3 day-long symposiums in Iowa, Indiana and Illinois featuring the best new technologies and ideas to…

Wearable Tech Lends An Extra Hand By: 05/29/2014 @ 11:20am

Sometimes we need an extra hand (or two) out on the farm or in the field. Dealing with clients or trying to fix a mechanical issue on the phone takes away yet another limb. In the next few years, this will no…

Wearable Tech Lends An Extra Hand By: 05/29/2014 @ 11:20am

Sometimes we need an extra hand (or two) out on the farm or in the field. Dealing with clients or trying to fix a mechanical issue on the phone takes away yet another limb. In the next few years, this will no…

Apply N & Water Cost-Effectively With Micro-Climate Network By: 05/29/2014 @ 10:11am

Farmers don’t want to waste any inputs whether it’s water, nitrogen, or other nutrients, and we all know how much a field can vary from acre to acre. How do you determine how much water or N to apply to…

Apply N & Water Cost-Effectively With Micro-Climate Network By: 05/29/2014 @ 10:11am

Farmers don’t want to waste any inputs whether it’s water, nitrogen, or other nutrients, and we all know how much a field can vary from acre to acre. How do you determine how much water or N to apply to…

First-Year Farmer Asking Fertilizer Questions By: 05/09/2014 @ 1:26pm

These days, more students are jumping straight from the college campus into an entirely different, more dynamic classroom setting – the field. While some are going back to the family farm to take over…

Farmer Diversifies Knowledge, Chooses No-Till By: 04/04/2014 @ 1:55pm

Northwestern Kansas farmer Michael Thompson gained his ground in agriculture when he was given a unique opportunity to diversify his knowledge and techniques in farming.“My dad did the best thing ever for…

Best of #NationalAgWeek, #AgDay, #Borlaug100 By: 04/03/2014 @ 1:14pm

National Ag Week 2014 was the biggest and best yet! Just as social media is continuing to become an every day part of our lives, many took to social media venues including Twitter to share ag facts, gratitude…

Dairy: Time to Look Into Forage Supplies, Options By: 03/20/2014 @ 1:52pm

Spring is finally upon us, and it’s time to start working on spring checklists and those winter items that were put off until temps warmed up. Purdue Extension dairy specialist, Mike Schutz, says…

Replace Toxic Fescue to Replenish Returns By: 03/18/2014 @ 11:55am

Kentucky 31 fescue (K-31) is known to be toxic to livestock and nearly impossible to eradicate. Replacing this tall fescue with one of five available varieties of nontoxic fescue can boost weight gains for…

Neighbors Help Man Launch non-GMO Production By: 03/11/2014 @ 12:11pm

Mention genetically modified organism (GMO) crops and there’s no doubt questions, debates, and eyebrows will be raised. However, one Michigan farmer believes non-GMO crops are the perfect fit for his crop…

How 100 Acres Built a Cattle Producer's Legacy By: 03/11/2014 @ 12:02pm

Looking to the south, there’s farmland. Head north and all you’ll find is city until Chicago. This is how Rick Houston describes his homeland near Highland, Indiana, where he grew up intently watching…

9 apps to prep you for planting season By: 02/26/2014 @ 1:04pm

Planting season is creeping up, slowly but surely. Technology advancements makes planting incredibly different than it was 5 or 10 years ago: farmers drive tractors hands-free, check irrigation pivots…

9 apps to prep you for planting season By: 02/26/2014 @ 1:04pm

Planting season is creeping up, slowly but surely. Technology advancements makes planting incredibly different than it was 5 or 10 years ago: farmers drive tractors hands-free, check irrigation pivots…

The great baler debate By: 02/19/2014 @ 4:02pm

Casey Lange got his feet wet in the farming world, and now he’s looking to take on his next big endeavor. “I started farming in northeast Nebraska about three years ago, finally bought some cows, and I…

Starting from the ground up By: 02/19/2014 @ 3:58pm

Raised on the outskirts of Chicago, Katie Warner and her husband recently moved to what she calls “the sweet Plains” of North Dakota, where her grandfather owns 280 acres of land. Approximately 70 acres…

Father Helps Daughter Love Her Ag Roots By: 02/19/2014 @ 3:44pm

“Being around a man who has such passion for what he does really rubs off on a person,” says Kellie Gregorich, 23, about her dad, Dave. As an Iowa State University alumnus with a degree in agricultural…

Temps rising . . . precipitation amounts, too? By: 02/12/2014 @ 12:20pm

Frequent cold fronts and a polar jet stream tearing through the U.S. brought a ferociously cold and windy start to 2014. Temperatures will not be as cold moving forward, says Kyle Tapley, senior…

New Planter Technology on the Way By: 02/11/2014 @ 11:42am

Agriculture.com has been given an exclusive opportunity to cover the unveiling of John Deere’s new planter, live from the floor of the National Farm Machinery Show. View the live feed on…

Propane problems reach crisis level for producers By: 01/31/2014 @ 1:49pm

Pipeline problems, high amounts of crop storage, and what seems to be never-ending cold weather are taking a toll on propane supply availability, and livestock producers are taking a hit.With the weather…

Corn seed cost squeeze tightens By: 01/24/2014 @ 1:53pm

With seed costs battling for the highest input, the U.S. farmer is being asked to pay more to grow crops for less of a return in 2014. Compared to a year ago, the corn market is down 40%, soybean prices are…

Propane price spiking above $4 By: 01/23/2014 @ 11:31am

Hog confinements, poultry barns, shops, and homes are about to see a spike in propane bills. Extreme cold weather the past few weeks caused propane to make an insane price jump to $4.00+ this week.The U.S…

Jump on the #Felfie bandwagon By: 01/17/2014 @ 7:21pm

If you’re still taking selfies, time to ditch the old fad and grab on to the hot #Felfie trend! “Felfies” are selfies (taking a picture of yourself) out on the farm. People catching the craze use social…

High seeding rates = Better yields? Not necessarily. By: 01/17/2014 @ 1:59pm

Thinking about upping your seeding rate to increase yields this year? A university report says that may not get the results you’re looking for.“Planting more seeds per acre in an effort to maximize yields…

9 tips to block PEDv By: 01/15/2014 @ 10:02am

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) is back in full swing. Reports show that as of December 1, 2013, there were 1,512 cases of PEDv in 20 states. “The disconcerting news is that this is an increase…

Hormones: Hashing out the facts By: 12/17/2013 @ 4:20pm

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln published an article answering the question that so many ask these days when it comes to beef: What about hormones?It’s undeniable that all multicellular organisms have…

Turning weeds into ethanol - why not? By: 12/17/2013 @ 3:00pm

The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign looked at another option for ethanol production – weeds. Weeds are out there. These scientists are looking…

Northey budget request focuses on water quality By: 12/10/2013 @ 12:44pm

Water quality has been big talk here in Iowa this year. As stated in a press release, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey requested $6.65 million for the Iowa Water Quality Initiative and another $1…

Purdue, Ohio State team up for marestail control By: 12/09/2013 @ 10:40am

Purdue and Ohio State University Extensions teamed up to create a fact sheet to help farmers handle the obnoxious herbicide-resistant weed marestail, known to have effects on soybean yield and…

Pump up the nutrition for bred cows By: 12/05/2013 @ 1:40pm

Temperatures dropped below zero today, and the last hint of green is diminishing from lawns and pastures. Now is a critical time to focus on cows’ nutrition.For spring-calving herds, producers need to key in…

11 useful ag apps for the new year By: 12/04/2013 @ 6:30pm

With hundreds of thousands of apps out there, it can be difficult to find apps that are truly beneficial to our purpose as agriculturalists. Here are 11 apps we believe are useful for anyone in agriculture:…

11 useful ag apps for the new year By: 12/04/2013 @ 6:30pm

With hundreds of thousands of apps out there, it can be difficult to find apps that are truly beneficial to our purpose as agriculturalists. Here are 11 apps we believe are useful for anyone in agriculture:…

Put that hay up right this winter By: 11/20/2013 @ 4:35pm

With the high demand (and even higher prices) of hay in the past few years, producers should do everything possible to protect their investment. Something to focus on this time of the year is the storage…

The beef on beta-agonists By: 11/05/2013 @ 10:31am

Cattle in packing plants are showing signs of lameness, sprouting welfare issues around beta-agonist intake.This issue was first brought to attention when Lilly Edwards-Calloway from JBS showed a video of…

Convention & country star ignite FFA By: 10/28/2013 @ 3:09pm

Welcome to National FFA Convention week! Convention is returning to Louisville, Kentucky this year after spending 6 years in Indianapolis, Indiana – the same city where the National FFA Headquarters is…

Early weaning = vast benefits By: 10/24/2013 @ 10:02am

Kansas State University has released studies showing the benefits of weaning calves earlier than at the traditional age. Prompted by the drought that caused many cattle producers to decrease herd size, calves…

Leading trade shows collaborate By: 10/23/2013 @ 11:46am

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the National Corn Growers Association, and the American Soybean Association announced on Tuesday that they will be collaborating for the AG CONNECT Expo & Summit…

Cattle prices reach new heights By: 10/23/2013 @ 10:24am

After overcoming a recession, drought, and liquidation of many herds in the past two years, cash cattle prices finally moved higher this fall. Factors such as small cattle numbers, a favorable demand base, and…

WFP: The push to full potential By: 10/17/2013 @ 12:20pm

“We’ve given Africa tools to succeed.  Why haven’t the tools made an impact?”According to Gary H. Toenniessen, Managing Director of the Rockefeller Foundation, these tools haven’t made it past…

Land rights basis to end hunger By: 10/17/2013 @ 10:47am

Every night, 900 million people go to bed hungry -- and 600 million of those people are farmers. Does anyone else see a huge problem with that?Sir Gordon Conway, moderator at the World Food Prize, posed this…

Feed falling = hog profit? By: 10/15/2013 @ 3:48pm

After pushing hogs to slaughter earlier due to input costs, falling feed prices are finally allowing producers to slow down the production process.  A major drought in 2012 shot crop prices to new…

Northey talks ag issues and sharing your story By: 10/15/2013 @ 2:32pm

To kick off the festivities of the World Food Prize Symposium this week in downtown Des Moines, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey spent time with our crew as well as members of the North American…

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