Missouri’s crops have seen acreage shifts driven by a variety of factors, including economics, land availability and weather conditions from year to year.
BLOOMINGTON, lll. — When John Phipps talks to other farmers, he likes to dispel some preconceived notions, often with a combination of statistics he has ferreted out and humor.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The challenge is not only producing more food as the world population grows and demands more protein, but also doing it in a sustainable and socially-acceptable way, said Rod Johnson, head of the Department of Animal Health…
The snow is gone, soon green grass will replace the brown and the countryside will be dotted with cow/calf pairs.
Hay shortages have not been uncommon the last several years, resulting in higher prices that may tempt some farmers to convert lower quality crop ground into hay or pasture.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Good contracts with wind and solar companies can increase the value of farmland, experts said at the release of the 2019 Illinois Farmland Values and Lease Trends Report in March.
For the second time in less than a decade, northwest Missouri is feeling the devastation of Missouri River flood waters.
U.S. auto production would grind to a halt in a week, while pork producers and dairy farmers would be shut out of their largest export market. Grocery shoppers would quickly face shortages of avocados, tomatoes and other produce or steep…
With the short timeframe for fieldwork this spring prior to planting, early weed management may fall to the bottom of the priority list for many.