1930s Dust Bowl: Government Policy + Climate + Farming Methods Oct 25, 2019

🕔Oct 25, 2019The images are indelible, captured in novels, history books, songs and old black-and-white photographs.  During the mid-1930s, as Americans were trying to claw their way out of the depths of […]

AgFax Weekend: Poor Internet Stalls 60% of Farmers Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Poor Internet Stalls 60% of Farmers | Farm Size – Big Isn’t Always Better | and more.

Broadband – 60% of Farmers Have No Reliable Internet Service – DTN Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019Sixty percent of farmers say they don’t have enough internet connectivity to run their businesses, and that has influenced critical business decisions and overall profitability, according to a recent study […]

Harvest Freeze Challenges Northern Midwest – DTN Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019The threat that has been building throughout the spring and summer is finally imminent. A major winter freeze and snowstorm looms for the northern Midwest, where many corn and soybean […]

Hay Prices: Why are They so High? – DTN Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019Hay, perhaps the world’s most underrated commodity, is everywhere. Some of the hay meadows of New England were hacked out of the forest hundreds of years ago and have been […]

AgFax Weekend: Corn, Soy Bullish? | Fall Nitrogen Fading Away Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Corn, Soy Bullish? | Fall Nitrogen Fading Away | and more.

Southwest Cotton: Rain Helps Late Crop but Delays Harvest for Many Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Heavy rain the past two weeks is the latest blow to much southwest cotton at a time when bolls are open and ready for harvest aid applications. Both Lubbock and […]

Nitrogen: Fall Applications Going the Way of Blockbuster Video? – DTN Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Jason Webster, commercial agronomist for Precision Planting, used the analogy during a recent field day at the company’s Precision Technology Institute (PTI), its research farm in Pontiac, Illinois. He told […]

Biofuels’ New Deal – Making it Right with Midwest Farmers – DTN Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Looking to right the ship with Midwest farmers, the Trump administration on Friday released its long-awaited proposal to restore the Renewable Fuel Standard and reallocate billions of gallons of biofuels […]

Ethanol Plants – Farmers Urge Trump to Overrule EPA – DTN Sep 30, 2019

🕔Sep 30, 2019Ten days ago, Siouxland Energy Cooperative in Sioux Center, Iowa, announced it was idling its 90-million-gallon ethanol plant. The company cited lost ethanol demand from the most recent round of […]

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