Grain Markets: Record Sorghum Demand, Profit Potential – DTN Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
It is a year of firsts for grain sorghum and some farmers who grow the crop. As a result, acres and prices are on the rise this year and possibly […]

Farm Family Shares Lessons Learned from Derecho Damage – DTN Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Some people chase storms. The Stalzer family are starting to wonder if they attract them. The Haverhill, Iowa, farmers spent $150,000 to rebuild grain bins after a 2011 derecho. If […]

Iowa: Derecho Rebuild on Track – DTN Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
Contractors believe they are on pace to repair and replace by fall most Midwest grain storage facilities and buildings that were pummeled by a derecho last year. The fierce storm, […]

Farming the Wind: Should You Lease Land for Wind Turbines? – DTN Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
Corn pours into Kelly Nieuwenhuis’ combine grain tank this past fall as 20-plus mph winds keep two MidAmerican Energy wind turbines spinning in his field. The northwest-Iowa row-crop farmer, in […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Derecho Residue Management Tips – DTN Apr 1, 2021

🕔Apr 1, 2021
Corn residue management could be more challenging this spring in fields affected by last summer’s derecho. But there are steps farmers can take to minimize residue issues before and during […]

Is Your Planter Ready for Spring? 5 Maintenance Tips – DTN Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
Worn hydraulic hoses, gears and other parts and tools littered Jeff Jorgenson’s shop floor last week as he readied his soybean planter for spring. It will take Jorgenson several weeks […]

5 Continuous Soybean Considerations – DTN Feb 10, 2021

🕔Feb 10, 2021
Economics and market fundamentals may prompt some farmers to abandon traditional crop rotation in favor of more soybeans this spring. Growing continuous soybeans can be risky. Disease and insect concerns […]

Winter Soybeans – How Much Cold Can This Crop Take? – DTN Jan 8, 2021

🕔Jan 8, 2021
‘Twas two weeks before Christmas, when all through the shed, Ryan Nell stirred to plant soybeans in a good seedbed. His planter and tractor were parked with care, when the […]

Soil Health: Farmers More Interested in Management of Perceived Risks – DTN Dec 29, 2020

🕔Dec 29, 2020
A different approach may be needed to get more farmers and landowners to try to increase adoption of soil health practices, according to J. Gordon Arbuckle, a sociology professor at […]

Rural Internet: FCC Ruling Should Boost High-Speed Access – DTN Dec 18, 2020

🕔Dec 18, 2020
Recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) action could bolster internet connectivity and speed in rural areas with limited or no access to broadband infrastructure. The FCC amended its rules regarding TV […]

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