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The U.S. and Mexico moved closer toward a consensus on how to forge a new North American Free Trade Agreement even though key hurdles remain, according to several people familiar with the matter on both sides of the talks.
The drought that’s singed Canada’s crops is also taking a bite out of its cattle sector.
Current fed cattle price projections suggest cattle finishing losses of approximately $95/head in the third quarter and approximately $40/head in the fourth quarter.
China reported a third case of the highly infectious African swine fever among hogs on Sunday, raising concerns that the authorities may step up inspection of meat imports.
The U.S. and Mexico are resolving their differences on agricultural products covered under NAFTA after the Trump administration withdrew some of its sweeping demands, bringing the nations closer to an overall deal, according to five people familiar with the discussions.
BELLFLOWER, Mo. — You won’t find grass growing under 81-year-old Russel Winter’s feet. While many farmers his age are retired, Winter still likes to lead the way in trying new farming technology and methods.
If Deere & Co. has anything to say about it, the hand-wringing over global trade tensions has gotten overblown — at least as far as the farm economy is concerned.
The one-time president of the Iowa FFA is now the proud father of an FFA member. In fact, he’s the father of a district officer.
PRINCETON, Ill. — A family that pedals together, stays together, especially if they are all on one bike.
ST. LOUIS — The latest Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis ag survey shows the majority of agricultural bankers expect farm income to decline next quarter, just as it did in this second quarter report.
MORTON, Ill. — Jake Aupperle, a Pontiac, Ill., crop farmer, says the new driverless tractors are “exciting technology,” but he doesn’t expect to be seeing one on his fields — at least for another few years.
LADDONIA, Mo. — In the early morning hours of Tuesday, Aug. 7, strong winds flattened cornstalks in a swath of northeast Missouri.
LOVINGTON, Ill. — Lowell Catlett has a message for those in agriculture who wonder how far automation on the farm will go.
SEDALIA, Mo. — Missouri agriculture leaders and the Farmers for Free Trade group held an event at the 116th Missouri State Fair in Sedalia to talk about trade issues and the impact for farmers.
Canada’s canola fields are getting burnt to a crisp.
Craig Roberts says his hay and pasture updates throughout this summer have unfortunately been very consistent. Roberts, a University of Missouri Extension agronomist, says it has been a challenging year for the forage situation, even with a few rains moving…
Finding the best ways to generate efficiency is important for any farmer, but what happens when that efficiency has reached a peak?
Bayer AG investors can take heart that a $289 million verdict against its newly acquired Monsanto unit will be challenged on appeal, but they’re not wrong to dread thousands more lawsuits alleging that the company’s popular Roundup herbicide causes cancer.
Prices for U.S. farm exports dropped in July by the most in more than six years as a trade war with China heated up, Labor Department figures showed Tuesday.
China’s pork imports are declining as a trade spat with the U.S. and a drop in domestic prices curb purchases of meat from overseas, according to WH Group Ltd.