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Watching a new project come together is pretty exciting, says Lee Gravel.
URBANA, Ill. — The USDA released the first projections for U.S. corn and soybean supply and demand in the 2018-19 marketing year on May 10. Forecasts for both crops indicate lower ending stocks next marketing year with a substantial decrease…
PALESTINE, Ill. — John Shaw’s heart surgery didn’t just change him, it changed his farm.
Three market-influencing mergers are reshaping the crop protection and seed industry, and that transformation has important implications for the farm supply sector, according to a recent report from CoBank's Knowledge Exchange Division.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — House Republican leaders suffered a setback May 18 when conservatives scuttled an ambitious farm bill.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri Extension agronomist talk was calm on the weekly teleconference. Few problems were discussed on bugs, weeds, fungus or other pests. But reports from across Missouri told of farmers’ concerns about lack of rain.
There are a number of questions surrounding the 2018 farm bill, not the least of which is whether there will be a 2018 farm bill. But one of the many items of interest to farmers is the structure of the…
With milk prices low and some dairy companies telling farmers they’ll no longer take their milk, producers are scrambling for a solution that will turn the dairy industry around.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Water quality has been a key issue for commodity groups in recent years, and those efforts led to new legislation by the Missouri General Assembly during this spring’s session.
President Donald Trump’s trade truce with China was met with a mixed bag of reactions, from farm country breathing a small sigh of relief to China hawks in Congress sounding alarms.
ST. LOUIS — For the first quarter of 2018, farm income continued to decline for the 17th consecutive quarter, according to the latest Agricultural Finance Monitor published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
The U.S. and China declared a truce in their trade dispute over the weekend, but that will prove temporary if the world’s two largest economies fail to deliver on their vague commitments to re-balance trade.
With about two weeks left until what may be the final deadline for a new NAFTA this year, Mexico and Canada are signaling there’s a deal to be had — if President Donald Trump wants one.
A fight over U.S. immigration policy — not agriculture — led to the demise of farm legislation on Friday.
MOLINE, Ill. — Deere & Company plans to construct a new 33,000-square-foot facility at the Iowa State University Research Park as a design and test lab for agricultural spraying and applications technology.
Iowa would lose about 1,800 jobs if the Trump administration imposes tariffs on $50 billion in goods from China and it retaliates, according to a new study.
CARRINGTON, N.D. – Some parts of the region have not received adequate moisture to get the pastures and rangeland growing which will mean a feed shortage for cattle herds this summer and fall. One method to counteract the dry conditions…
Agricultural land values for the Seventh Federal Reserve District showed signs of stabilizing in the first quarter of 2018, as farmland values were unchanged from a year ago.
The implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) about 18 months ago has livestock producers re-examining their use of antibiotics.