Hog prices have been struggling so far this year. The USDA reports that live prices in January and February have averaged below $40 for the first time in over a decade.
ORLANDO, Florida — From practices to location to finances, every decision is crucial in the early stages of farming.
MORRISONVILLE, Ill. — Fancy cuisine has its place. But some occasions call for good, old-fashioned, stick-to-your ribs, home-cooked vittles.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When it’s too early and wet to start spring work, talking farming is the next best thing. Five Illinois farmers shared some ideas about their operations at the AgTech Innovation Summit at the University of Illinois Research…
DES MOINES — Iowa legislators have passed the first deadline to get things done this spring, and a laundry list of agricultural items are still alive.
With a network of research farms across the state, the University of Missouri can study a variety of topics and topographies.
With much of the Midwest going from a thick layer of snow to flooding, thoughts of spring field work seem like a dream.
Bayer AG slumped after a second major defeat in U.S. litigation over claims that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, shaving almost $8 billion from its market value and raising the likelihood of a costly settlement.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Mark Licht, assistant professor and Extension cropping systems specialist with Iowa State University, for the university’s Integrated Pest Management website Feb. 18.
ORLANDO, Florida — As farmers gathered at Commodity Classic 2019 at the end of February, many questions about the upcoming planting season still needed to be answered.
The Moo University collaborative will host a webinar for dairy producers considering options for their facilities if they sell their cows.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Soybean seed treatment provided a bump in yield but did not show much effect on soybean cyst nematode (SCN) egg counts in 2017 and 2018 data from the University of Missouri Strip Trial Program.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities were using boats and large vehicles March 16 to rescue and evacuate residents in parts of the Midwest where a recent deluge of rainwater and snowmelt was sent pouring over frozen ground, overwhelming creeks and…
Editor’s note: The following was written by Peter C. Scharf, University of Missouri Division of Plant Sciences, for the university’s Integrated Pest Management website Feb. 28.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Leading scientists will share how big data affects the soybean industry April 10 during the fourth annual Missouri Soybean Center Symposium at the University of Missouri’s Bond Life Sciences Center in Columbia.
Muddy and frozen pastures and feedlots have taken a toll on many Illinois cattle producers this year. Jeff Beasley is one of them.
Almost everyone is in denial about how they perceive their age vs. their chronological age. That’s not a bad thing – some studies say thinking of yourself as younger than you are helps you stay young.
U.S. biofuel policy moves this week show President Donald Trump’s delicate dance between two of his most vaunted constituencies: rust-belt voters and Corn Belt farmers.
MINNEAPOLIS – African swine fever (ASF) was a major talking point at the 2019 Minn. Pork Congress. The disease has quickly spread across many Chinese provinces. While last year’s Pork Congress included discussions about response should ASF reach the United…
A massive late-winter storm bringing heavy snow and high winds to the U.S. heartland is stressing winter wheat and disrupting ranches as calves are born.