Japan’s national legislature, called the Diet, approved a trade deal Dec. 3 that the U.S. and Japan agreed to earlier in the year. The deal would lower tariffs on American beef and other agricultural exports to Japan.
The University of Missouri’s Variety Testing Program has been providing farmers with information since 1937. It started with corn yield testing, and the university has continued testing corn hybrids in fields across the state.
Despite assurances by industry that new dicamba formulations are safe, damage claims have spiked in Illinois, the nation’s biggest producer of soybeans. And many believe volatilization is to blame.
Speculation about the acreage levels in 2020 is already underway. Current market conditions support acreage increases in corn and soybeans in 2020. It appears only the magnitude of those increases is in doubt.
It may be a while before consumers can purchase cell-based products, but the technology is firmly on the radar for David Newman and other livestock producers.
Japan’s parliament approved a trade pact with the U.S. that opens the country’s markets to American beef and other agricultural products, as Tokyo tries to thwart a threat from Donald Trump to impose new tariffs on its lucrative car exports.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's conservation districts are calling for a state ban on planting crops within 30 feet of streams to improve water quality, but the state's top agricultural official opposes the idea.
U.S. pork producers see a potential $24.5 billion market in China within 10 years if the Trump administration can gain unrestricted trade access after the Asian country’s hog herd has been devastated by disease.
The U.S. has moved closer to resuming lucrative chicken exports to China after more than a hundred American processing plants were given approval to ship to the Asian nation.
The U.S. is set to post the smallest agricultural trade surplus since 2006, with costlier imports shrinking the difference between the value of exports and inbound shipments.
Deere & Co. delivered a more cautious outlook than expected for the year ahead as simmering U.S.-China trade tensions and difficult growing conditions keep North American farmers from replacing large equipment, the company’s top moneymaker.
With fall winding down and the hard winter freeze setting in, growers may be asking if fall tillage is an option for some fields. While there are pros and cons in terms of soil conservation, when it comes to fertilizer…
NEW VIRGINIA, Iowa — When some of Don Hardin’s calves died nearly eight years ago, he had no idea his loss would become a child’s gain.
The topsy-turvy 2019 growing season ushered in more disease than usual, but relatively few fields were overcome, agronomists say.
As farmers hit the middle of November, there was a lot of corn left in the fields.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Eric Bailey and Jordan Thomas, University of Missouri Extension beef specialists, usually team up to teach heifer care. At the Missouri Livestock Symposium Dec. 6-7 in Kirksville, Missouri, they will tell about feeding and breeding cows as…
Continuous corn is a "three strikes and you’re out" situation. And the first strike is automatic — high residue volume. This is how a farmer recently described it to me.
When a defect surfaces, beef breeds put the wheels in motion to determine the cause.
According to the University of Missouri Extension’s recent land value survey, the state’s good crop and pasture land saw values increase over the last year despite the farm economic challenges.