Like used cars, there is a healthy market for used farm machinery. If you are looking to buy or sell, here are some basics you should know.
Choosing the right planter, and the right planting methods, will get your crop off to a good start and ensure the highest possible yields and maximum profitability for your farming operation.
In determining when to plant soybeans, soil condition and weather trump date. The experts will say the earlier you plant, the better the yield, but there must be adequate moisture and warm weather.
When the March Missouri River floodwaters breached the levee at Hamburg, Iowa, no one was surprised. This is not the first time Hamburg has been engulfed in water.
Here are 5 ways you can do your part to help farmers and other flood victims.
One month after disastrous flooding swept through the Midwest, reality is settling in on the Plains. Nebraska and Iowa were hardest hit, with small towns and farmland bearing the brunt of the damage.
There are numerous online resources available to help navigate assistance for flood victims. Here are some of those resources as well as information on USDA programs.
Farmers in southwest Iowa begin to address the very real, physical problems left in the floodwater’s wake, including deciding what to do with contaminated grain and flooded crop ground.
Old tractors are the antique cars of the farm. You can find the latest news, history, humor, and restoration tips about those old tractors in Successful Farming’s Ageless Iron Almanac.
The astonishing production capability of modern agriculture can be attributed to the tractor. Today’s tractors are incredible, amazing, powerful feats of mechanical engineering and precision.