President Donald Trump in his State of the Union address said a trade deal with China will have to address not only what he called the chronic U.S. trade deficit but also changes in Chinese policies to protect American workers…
DES MOINES — From increased ease of use in displays to additional sensors to alert farmers of an issue, the next big (or small) thing is always changing in agriculture technology, but one word continued to be thrown around at…
Bud Light’s Super Bowl campaign called out competitors that use corn syrup — and the corn lobby is not happy about it.
When the snow is flying outside, too many farmers — especially those without livestock — may be spending too much time sitting in front of the computer. Others may have decided that the time is right to do a bit…
Estimating costs of crop production for 2019 will be extremely important. With a market outlook for 2019 similar to 2018, there are challenges ahead.
Current farmland market observers express a variety of opinions about the likely direction of farmland prices in the short and long term.
The attractions are many at the 43rd Iowa Beef Expo.
Scientists have long been captivated by a group of microscopic organisms in Yellowstone National Park. The microbes thrive at extreme temperatures and can efficiently multiply with limited resources. The feat has inspired a company called Sustainable Bioproducts, which is replicating…
President Donald Trump is optimistic about the prospect of a trade deal with the Chinese after the “good vibe” of negotiations this past week, a top White House adviser said.
It’s no secret prices aren’t where farmers want them to be. However, with the 2018 harvest in the rearview mirror, attention has turned to making sure they can lock in a profit.
AVISTON, Ill. — Clinton County beef producer Kimberly Wolter pursues quality with the determination of a racehorse stretching for the finish line.
It could be argued that the U.S. Grains Council has never been more relevant. At a time of trade war, an organization that ferrets out new markets and opportunities is important to farmers.
ALBIA, Iowa — Denny Cason grew up on a dairy farm, but when it comes to cattle, his first and only love has been the Simmental breed.
DELMAR, Iowa — Curtis Claeys began his career in agriculture in uncommon fashion.
LEXINGTON, Ill. — Babies don't wait, no matter how cold it is. That includes calves that decide to arrive in the midst of a record-breaking cold snap.
BUTLER, Mo. — Cooper Black’s connection to agriculture goes back to his earliest years.
Corporate America is taking the gloves off in its campaign to end President Trump’s trade war.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois ag economist, for the university’s Farmdoc Daily website Jan. 22.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Like today’s parents might dangle the threat of taking electronics away if kids don’t do their chores, some people see the threat of mandatory nutrient management regulations around the Chesapeake Bay as motivation for Midwest farmers to…
DES MOINES — Delegates with the Iowa Pork Producers Association passed resolutions and heard industry updates at their annual meeting in Des Moines Jan. 22.