COLUMBIA, Mo. — Several management practices may add a little extra yield to late-planted soybean, says University of Missouri Extension soybean specialist Bill Wiebold.
With less than half the corn crop and less than a fourth of the soybean crop planted by June 1 this year, farmers are facing difficult decisions.
With companies such as Amazon and eBay dominating the online marketplace, startups aimed at farmers have been making strides in the virtual retail world.
URBANA, Ill. — We’ve all heard about bacteria that are becoming resistant to multiple types of antibiotics. These are the so-called superbugs perplexing and panicking medical science.
Joe Coultas has always been frugal. So he hasn’t had to make major adjustments during the hard times farmers are experiencing.
Corn prices have been on an epic run. Now, soybeans could soon be catching up.
As farm equipment control becomes more computerized and farm financial planning becomes more automated, farmers are gradually getting used to sharing their business information. But they are not completely comfortable with the idea.
As we start moving into June, there is an increased risk for nitrogen loss through denitrification.Denitrification is a process by which nitrate is chemically reduced and lost as a gas. Denitrification as a loss pathway is similar to other nitrogen…
After wet weather made for a long, challenging harvest in 2018, more rain made for a long and challenging planting season in 2019.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A drive through Illinois in mid-June shows crops in almost every stage of development and condition.
DURANT, Iowa — On June 11, Robb Ewoldt and his son, Alex, were in the cab of a tractor doing a job they were hoping to avoid: Replanting.
BUNCETON, Mo. — A light breeze drifted across a waving wheat field on David Brumback’s Cooper County farm. Wheat growers, University of Missouri Extension personnel and seed dealers had gathered for their 12th annual wheat field day.
Grain storage is a tough challenge for farmers in southwest Iowa into the eastern Nebraska counties in the aftermath of the historic March flooding.
The answer to optimal hay solutions is debated amongst producers young and old, from machinery to method to forage type and variety.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — With lights, cameras and action combined, 5,387 FFA members, advisors, sponsors and guests celebrated past accomplishments, looked to the future and lived in the moment at the 91st Illinois FFA convention June 11-13.
When looking out across soybean fields, it is daunting to think about managing billions of tiny nematodes.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Some Illinois legislation approved this spring was personal to State Senator Scott Bennett, a sixth-generation farmer who also chairs the Senate Agriculture Committee.
EFFINGHAM, Ill. — Extending the window to spray dicamba on soybean fields was only one of the more recent decisions made by Illinois Director of Agriculture John Sullivan, who has had a busy first few months on the job.
BROOKFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Donnie Bishop began working on his neighbor’s farm in Brookfield when he was 14.