Handling Compromised Animals

Animal welfare is a human responsibility from housing, to feeding, to disease prevention, and humanely handling compromised animals.

Plant Breeding Evolution

The crops you grow are nothing like what your grandfather planted. The science of plant breeding continues to evolve through technology.

A Farm Lender's Perspective

As farmers weather the economic ups and downs, so do their lenders. Customer counseling, planning, and options are lender priorities.

Deere 100

Every tractor has a story. This year, the John Deere company is celebrating 100-years of tractors and their stories

Propane Engines

Power the farm with propane. The propane industry is developing engines that offer efficiency, flexibility, and unique benefits.

Who's Buying The Land

Land continues to be one of the most profitable long-term investments. Farmers know that, and so do an increasing number of investors.

Cattle Lice Control

Itchy cattle are not productive cattle. Lice can spread quickly through a cattle herd and when animals are itching, they’re not eating.

Hybrid Selection For Silage

Hybrid selection of corn is a big decision for profitable production of silage on the dairy farm. It should have good tonnage and high digestibility.

Kernza Grain

A perennial forage crop for livestock makes tasty grain. Research is underway to feed this perennial grain to humans.