LINN, Mo. — On a late-May morning in Osage County, Doris and Keith Neier were having coffee. They had fed their livestock and were looking out across wet fields after another round of spring rains.
KIRON, Iowa — Brian Lundell did not grow up dreaming of a career in the hog industry, but when opportunity presented itself, he did not hesitate.
Some pork producers are running out of room, even without increasing their herd size.
American drivers can begin the summer driving season with new higher blends of ethanol.
President Donald Trump’s vow to impose tariffs on all Mexican goods over illegal immigration threatened to increase costs for automakers and other manufacturers and left Mexico’s president calling to resolve the issue “with dialogue.”
Eighteen years after last canceling the World Pork Expo due to foreign animal disease concerns, the National Pork Producers Council made a similar decision April 10.
Livestock producers have a variety of options when it comes to fencing decisions, whether it’s permanent fencing or portable fence for managed, rotational grazing.
Pork producers managed a sigh of relief on May 17 when word got out that the United States had agreed to eliminate tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — They had their assignments and decided to give it their own spin.
The Environmental Protection Agency is poised to jettison proposed trading restrictions on a $5.2 billion market for biofuel compliance credits in a coming rule, casting aside changes sought by independent refiners complaining of hoarding and wild price swings.
Kansas farmer Mark Nelson had until May 25 to plant his corn or lose the insurance that protects him from a drop in prices or yield. Instead, he’s hopping on a plane to visit his father in Chicago as he…
China, the world’s largest soybean buyer, has put purchases of American supplies on hold after the trade war between Washington and Beijing escalated, according to people familiar with the matter.
EWING, Ill. — Legumes have long been known to fix nitrogen. But whether that nitrogen is transferred to the field and made available to future crops is a question that begs an answer. That answer may come soon.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Several Missouri agriculture groups have called this year’s state legislative session, which ended May 17, successful for the industry.
Climatic conditions such as snow, rain, heat or humidity can affect the ability of the animal to resist a certain disease or succumb to it. Plentiful moisture during the grazing season might contribute to what could be called a “bad…
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Normally this time of year, huge barges can be seen chugging up the Mississippi River, carrying millions of tons of grain to market and bringing agriculture-related products to farmers in the Midwest for the new growing…
After two years of confusion, Iowa’s beginning farmer tax credit program will be fully funded again.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — In a year of uneven crop emergence, University of Missouri Extension agronomists say not to count out runts that emerge late.
Much of the region has had a slow start to the growing season for a multitude of reasons. The most obvious has been the persistent rain that has resulted in saturated ground and continued delays in both corn and soybean…