Michigan Corn: Improve Fertilizer Efficiency with Crop Sensors

🕔Jun 3, 2019The economic pressures of farming have caused Michigan crop growers to consider new ways to increase yield and profitability. While nitrogen management is essential, interactions between the soils, weather, plants […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Very Late Planting – 11 Issues Facing Growers

🕔Jun 3, 2019Despite the fact that the “active” weather pattern gave no signs of changing over the past month, few of us thought we’d see so little planting progress by now. But […]

Kansas: Weed Management Field Day, Hays, July 2

🕔Jun 3, 2019The K-State Research and Extension Agricultural Research Center in Hays will host its annual weed management field day on Tuesday, July 2. The event will include discussions and demonstrations related […]

Family Farm: Why are Bad Relationships Tolerated? – DTN

🕔Jun 2, 2019Farmers and ranchers are risk-takers. Their livelihood depends on acts of faith and uncertainty. The economic results of planting a crop or raising an animal are heavily contingent on factors […]

AgFax Weekend: MFP Payments as Collateral | Are You Overhedged?

🕔May 31, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – MFP Payments as Collateral | Are You Overhedged? | Weather Woes + Trade Fears + Political Turmoil – 1970s Rerun | and more.

Missouri: Ugly Corn Is a Whole Lot Better than No Corn in 2019!

🕔May 31, 2019There are some quite pretty corn stands in Missouri this year but there are also some quite ugly ducklings. This is not really unique to this year and corn generally […]

Iowa: Cover Crop Options with Prevented Planting Fields

🕔May 31, 2019Whether it’s too much rain or perfectly timed rain, many fields are flooded or too wet to continue planting in many parts of Iowa. Delayed and preventative planting crop insurance […]

New Way to View On-Farm Research Data

🕔May 31, 2019Every time we grow a crop, the interaction of genetics, management and environment (G x E x M) result in a unique outcome. This inherent variability of agricultural production systems […]

Michigan: MSU Introduces Crop Budget Estimator

🕔May 31, 2019Many economists are estimating that farm profits will be at similar levels to those experienced this past year.  With cold temperatures and wet conditions this spring creating additional uncertainty to […]

DTN Retail Fertilizer: Prices Shifting Higher; CPI Dry Fertilizer Plant Destroyed

🕔May 31, 2019Retail urea prices increased 5% compared to last month while the rest of the retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN were mixed. According to retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN […]

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