On-Farm Readiness Reviews are a partnership between the Missouri Department of Agriculture and University of Missouri Extension specialists. An OFRR is requested by the grower, and takes place on the farm.
URBANA, Ill. — Pork producers are expected to struggle with hog prices below costs of production through the winter.
STARK CITY, Mo. — In the dead of Missouri winter, members of a southwestern Missouri family pluck lemons, oranges and grapefruits from trees in their greenhouse.
U.S. farmers and ranchers want the Trump administration to include agriculture in trade talks with the European Union, an approach officials in Brussels are reluctant to take.
CHICAGO — The owner of the only dairy herd still in production in Fulton County, a father and daughter who raise sheep, and a beef producer with a cow-calf and feeder business are joined in a battle against anti-animal agriculture…
CHICAGO — The high cost of health care — and access to it — continue to be a concern for farmers. For many, it is difficult to match the coverage they need with what they can afford.
AMES, Iowa — A research project led by the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University seeks to increase pork producers’ profits by improving the survivability of their animals.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Marc and Megan Allison, of South Greenfield, won the Missouri Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award during the organization’s 104th annual meeting Dec. 3 at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Current corn and soybean prices, along with cost increases, suggest extremely low returns for 2019. While there are a number of events that could change this outlook, planning for low 2019 incomes seems prudent.
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — At the Missouri Farm Bureau annual meeting at the Tan-Tar-A resort on the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri Farm Bureau president Blake Hurst addressed the group while a screen behind him showed the convention’s theme in…
PERRY, Iowa — National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson is hopeful when it comes to farm policy and farm economics, but he knows there are a lot of balls in the air right now.
As China steps back into the U.S. crop markets, American prices for corn and soybeans are on the mend amid optimism over demand. At the same time, rival producers like Brazil and Canada may start to lose out if the…
China’s return to the U.S. soybean market this week comes too little, too late for many Iowa farming families to put more Christmas presents under the tree this year, according to third-generation grower Brent Renner.
Debate continues over how to label processed products derived from meat or plant cells, which many livestock groups have been calling “fake meat.”
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — Missouri’s elected officials talked about ag issues during the Dec. 3 morning session of the Missouri Farm Bureau annual meeting at the Tan-Tar-A resort at the Lake of the Ozarks.
As the biodiesel industry moves toward the “adolescent” phase already reached by its ethanol sibling, proponents are closely watching market and political moves that could impact its growth.
ST. LOUIS — Add grain elevator operators to those in the world of agriculture facing uncertainty. Storage issues are among many factors affecting the industry.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration proposed withdrawing federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands across the country Dec. 11, making good on President Donald Trump's campaign pledge to change Obama-era water rules long opposed by some developers, farmers and…
DES MOINES — When members of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation met here last week for their annual meeting the mood was not upbeat.
DES MOINES — It’s a complicated time to be talking about trade.