WASHINGTON, D.C. — USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service seeks public comments on its interim rule for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP).
President Donald Trump’s phase one trade deal with China offers the promise of more overseas sales for American farmers, but the impact of the agreement remains unclear.
AMES, Iowa — Practical Farmers of Iowa’s 2020 winter webinar series, referred to as “farminars,” started Jan. 7 with a presentation on an incubator farm model in Minnesota.
Many producers put grain into their storage bins last fall at higher moisture contents than normal due to late crop maturity and less in-field drying in 2019.For grain stored wetter than recommended through the winter months (above 15% for corn…
As the USDA’s 2020 initial projections showed, the next calendar year looks to be a challenging one.Farmers will be trying to bring back nearly 20 million acres of prevented planting land. Crop production levels remain high, despite the planting and…
ARLINGTON, Iowa — From a monitor in the corner of his office, Steve Faust points to the dark spots on the security camera where the lights have been turned out in the Arlington AMPI plant.
ARLINGTON, Iowa — It's been two months since Associated Milk Producers Inc. announced the closing of its Arlington nonfat dry milk plant. The dairy cooperative, its farmer members, employees and the surrounding community are sorting out what comes next.
Growing up on a Wisconsin dairy farm in the 1940s, Orion Samuelson assumed he would end up taking over the operation from his parents. However, life had other plans for him.
When it comes to marketing, livestock producers have a variety of choices to make. Andrew Griffith, ag economist with the University of Tennessee, says it can be helpful to start with some goals.
PALO, Iowa — The 2020 crop has not touched the field, but many farmers have already made plans for where it will go when it comes time for deliveries in a year.
Darren Bailey had about 800 prevent plant acres last year, all soybeans. He didn’t have any problem returning the unused seed because of the way he operates.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The 2020 growing season will be the first in a long time farmers can grow hemp legally in Missouri.
MIDDLETOWN, Md. (AP) — The average number of bushels of corn per acre is between 180 and 250.
When rounding up data for the annual soybean cyst nematode yield tests, Iowa State University plant pathologist Gregory Tylka said results were surprisingly good.
OKAWVILLE, Ill. — Gone are the days when virtually every high school had home economics classes. However, that void is being filled in some schools thanks to 4-H.
DES MOINES — A video series from the National Pork Board creates opportunities for farmers and others involved in pork production to share with consumers a firsthand view inside today’s modern farms.
Ask Paul Lasley to describe the past decade in agriculture, and he uses one word: “Volatile.”
Although this has been another difficult year for agriculture, it doesn’t show on the roster of exhibitors that will be at the 29th annual Quad Cities Farm Equipment Show, Jan. 19-21, at the QCCA Expo Center in Rock Island, Illinois.
In the agriculture world, news of the partial U.S.-China trade deal has sparked a lot of buzz about soybeans. It turns out, wheat could actually end up being a bigger surprise winner.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The annual Computers on the Farm conference returns to the Lake of the Ozarks Jan. 17-18 to help producers learn digital tools for their farms.