President Donald Trump said he is very close to “doing something” with China ahead of a planned meeting with President Xi Jinping, raising expectations again that the two leaders may be able to hash out a ceasefire in their trade…
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The 2018 University of Illinois corn hybrid tests, at 13 locations across the state, produced fairly typical results, with good yields overall and some weather-related variations.
Where tobacco once flourished on Gator Williams’ North Carolina farm, he now plants 1,380 acres of cannabis.
The U.S., Canada and Mexico are set to sign their new trade deal Friday following a year of intense negotiations to revamp the continent’s free trade zone — and after President Donald Trump’s threats to kill it.
Bayer AG plans to cut 12,000 jobs and exit its animal health business in an effort to mollify Wall Street, which has punished the company over the tidal wave of lawsuits that came alongside the $63 billion takeover of Monsanto…
Democrats and Republicans said they reached a tentative deal on farm legislation after jettisoning controversial work requirements for food stamp recipients demanded by President Donald Trump and conservatives in the House.
Research trials help producers to experience new technologies first-hand. Studying seed varieties, herbicides and planting techniques gives farmers insight to improve yields.
The Trump administration has decided to keep waiving some oil refineries from U.S. biofuel mandates, despite pressure from ethanol advocates to end the practice, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Record levels of red meat production should continue in 2019.
Since the University of Missouri first began publishing corn yield test results in 1937, the goal has been to provide objective information for farmers to help make their seed decisions. The number of entries has grown from fewer than 50…
Donald Trump’s confrontation at the southern U.S. border means millions of dollars worth of American farm trade could be back under threat.
The Trump administration is set to order refiners to use 15 billion gallons of conventional renewable fuels such as corn-based ethanol next year, resisting oil industry pressure to lower the mandate, according to three people familiar with the plans.
President Donald Trump said he’ll likely push forward with plans to increase tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, indicating he would also slap duties on all remaining imports from the Asian nation if negotiations with China’s leader Xi Jinping…
A variety of agricultural conservation practices are available to reduce the amount of nitrogen leaving fields and traveling downstream.
PONTIAC, Ill. — Darren Fehr had a steep learning curve when he first started growing seed soybeans for Beck’s Hybrids.
Using artificial insemination (AI) to change genetics is becoming more attractive to some commercial cattle producers.
A landmark U.S. climate change study by 13 federal agencies brings greater urgency to the question of what Americans can do to avoid an unprecedented shift in how they live in coming decades. What it doesn’t do is provide any…
American farmers’ livelihoods are at risk from climate change as Midwestern grain yields are poised to tumble amid increasing temperatures and more extreme flooding and droughts, according to a new report.
CONCORDIA, Mo. — On a cold fall day, Nov. 8, snow flurries were falling from a gray overcast sky on Darren Hull’s Lafayette County farm. The change in weather was fitting, as he had just recently finished up harvest and…
Like you, many farmers are looking for ways to trim input costs due to lower commodity prices this year. Cutting costs is usually not easy and certainly needs to be done without reducing profitability.