KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Russele Sleep of Bedford, Iowa, was named the 2019 World Livestock Auctioneer Champion at the 56th annual competition held at Tulare Sales Yard, Tulare, Calif. and presented by the Livestock Marketing Association.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Ugly corn is better than no corn this year, says University of Missouri Extension corn and small grains specialist Greg Luce.
Every few years we seem to be faced with reasons to dust off tax laws, but it has been a long time since it hasn’t been for drought. In 2019, we are looking at how these apply to flooding in…
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Many field crops face fallout from flooding and excessive rain, says University of Missouri Extension corn and small grains specialist Greg Luce.
Andy Houston probably knows as much as anyone in Illinois about growing industrial hemp — which means not a whole lot.“We’re all in experimental mode,” he said.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After the 2018 Farm Bill opened the door for growing hemp, Missouri is looking to get regulated growth of the crop going in the state.
DES MOINES — Robin Pruisner knows it sounds funny for the state entomologist to be in charge of the new commercial hemp program. But she is taking it in stride.
LINN, Mo. — At the end of a gravel road, nestled in a valley in the rugged terrain of Osage County, Alfred Brandt’s family farmstead appears.
Majestic silos once dotted the countryside, serving as the primary source for corn silage storage.
NORWALK, Iowa — Ben Brown is quiet, but his face lights up when he is asked about his farm. It’s clear he loves talking about the science of it, about choosing seed and experimenting with different treatments.
From straws to crayons and even detergent pods, Nathan Mosier has seen many different products pass in front of him for the Purdue Student Soybean Innovation Competition.
The U.S. secured more access to the European Union’s beef market after the bloc persuaded Australia, Argentina and Uruguay to cede chunks of an import quota.
Bayer AG will pump about 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of its research and development budget into alternatives to its weedkiller glyphosate over the next decade as it battles more than 13,000 lawsuits claiming the herbicide causes cancer.
“Live cattle futures ended mixed, with nearby and deferred contracts lifted by spillover support from rallying hogs.” This has been a common phrase in recent market commentary.
URBANA, Ill. — Illinois wheat growers, take heart. A University of Illinois study shows no evidence of a highly toxic Fusarium head blight (FHB) variant, known as NA2, in the wheat-growing region of the state.
There has never been a spring planting season like this one. Rivers topped their banks. Levees were breached. Fields filled with water and mud. And it kept raining.
URBANA, Ill. — Soybean prices rallied over the last two weeks on planting issues across large swaths of the Corn Belt.
Perdue announces Kansas City region as location for ERS, NIFA
EAGLE GROVE, Iowa (AP) — Teacher Stacy Osborn reads her student Esther's writing assignment, a short tale about her family playing with water balloons.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Early breeding allows lactating cows to be put on grass at peak quality and quantity when the nutritional need of cows is highest.