LINN, Mo. — At the end of a gravel road, nestled in a valley in the rugged terrain of Osage County, Alfred Brandt’s family farmstead appears.
Majestic silos once dotted the countryside, serving as the primary source for corn silage storage.
NORWALK, Iowa — Ben Brown is quiet, but his face lights up when he is asked about his farm. It’s clear he loves talking about the science of it, about choosing seed and experimenting with different treatments.
From straws to crayons and even detergent pods, Nathan Mosier has seen many different products pass in front of him for the Purdue Student Soybean Innovation Competition.
The U.S. secured more access to the European Union’s beef market after the bloc persuaded Australia, Argentina and Uruguay to cede chunks of an import quota.
Bayer AG will pump about 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of its research and development budget into alternatives to its weedkiller glyphosate over the next decade as it battles more than 13,000 lawsuits claiming the herbicide causes cancer.
“Live cattle futures ended mixed, with nearby and deferred contracts lifted by spillover support from rallying hogs.” This has been a common phrase in recent market commentary.
URBANA, Ill. — Illinois wheat growers, take heart. A University of Illinois study shows no evidence of a highly toxic Fusarium head blight (FHB) variant, known as NA2, in the wheat-growing region of the state.
There has never been a spring planting season like this one. Rivers topped their banks. Levees were breached. Fields filled with water and mud. And it kept raining.
URBANA, Ill. — Soybean prices rallied over the last two weeks on planting issues across large swaths of the Corn Belt.
Perdue announces Kansas City region as location for ERS, NIFA
EAGLE GROVE, Iowa (AP) — Teacher Stacy Osborn reads her student Esther's writing assignment, a short tale about her family playing with water balloons.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Early breeding allows lactating cows to be put on grass at peak quality and quantity when the nutritional need of cows is highest.
Bringing a massive casino to Chicago’s struggling neighborhoods and legalizing marijuana across Illinois is the price to pay for stabilizing the fiscal basket case that the state has become, rookie Governor J.B. Pritzker said June 4.
The Trump administration would exempt many new genetically engineered crops from regulation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture under a broad overhaul of biotechnology rules announced on June 5.
DES MOINES — President Donald Trump’s trip to Iowa to celebrate his administration’s approval of the year-round sale of the E15 ethanol blend was met Tuesday with cheers from Iowa Republicans.
WEST DES MOINES — President Donald Trump came to Iowa Tuesday to tout his trade and tariff strategies, calling himself “the best thing that ever happened to farmers” and predicting he will carry the swing state for Republicans again in…
Robots are taking over farms faster than anyone saw coming.
The Trump administration is keeping the door open for farmers who were prevented from planting crops this season to still receive some aid payments after weeks of rains across the Midwest stalled sowing.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Cool, wet weather is forcing more farmers to consider how to plant soybeans into tall, mature cover crops this spring.