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 […]

Wheat: 3 New Varieties Released from KSU Sep 6, 2019

🕔Sep 6, 2019Certified seed growers will have 3 new wheat varieties this fall. In 2020, they will be available to farmers. Kansas State University’s new releases include two hard red winter wheat […]

Colorado: 28 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought Jun 7, 2019

🕔Jun 7, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 28 Colorado counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses caused by recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) […]

Farmland Values: Decline on the Horizon? – Fed Reserve May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019In 2018, the spread between returns to farmland owners and benchmark interest rates narrowed to its lowest level in more than a decade in the Tenth Federal Reserve District. At […]

Midwest Wheat Tour: Crop Behind, Fewer Acres – DTN May 2, 2019

🕔May 2, 2019The first day of the Wheat Quality Council’s Hard Red Winter (HRW) Wheat Tour wrapped up with a total weighted average yield estimate of 46.9 bushels per acre (bpa), up […]

Corn, 2018: Exceptional Yields in Central Illinois, Eastern U.S. Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019On a national basis, corn and soybean yields were near record-breaking levels in 2018, with exceptional yields in central Illinois and the eastern United States contributing heavily to those near-record […]

New Mexico: 21 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought Mar 28, 2019

🕔Mar 28, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 21 New Mexico counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Bernalillo, Catron, Chaves, Cibola, Colfax, Eddy, Grant, Lincoln, Los Alamos, McKinley, Mora, Otero, Rio […]

Industrial Hemp was Popular Subject at American Farm Bureau Meeting – DTN Jan 17, 2019

🕔Jan 17, 2019Hemp was a big deal at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting. U.S. Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., who began advocating for industrial hemp while he was Kentucky’s agriculture secretary, […]

Ag Production from High Plains Aquifer Worth Over $3Bln Annually Nov 28, 2018

🕔Nov 28, 2018Editor’s Note:  Click on source link at the end of article to view illustrated table. Recent research has shown that the extra agricultural production from irrigation across the High Plains […]

Colorado: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought Oct 19, 2018

🕔Oct 19, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two counties in Colorado as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Boulder and Larimer counties who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be […]

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