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

🕔May 10, 2019
In 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 […]

Congress: Disaster Aid Issues – What’s the Hold Up? Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019
On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture held a hearing regarding the Administration’s FY 2020 Agriculture Department Budget Request, and heard testimony from Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.  During […]

Midwest Flooding: Pivots Submerged? 6 Points To Remember Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019
With flood waters beginning to recede on more than a million acres of farmland in the Midwest, growers will be wanting to restore their operations, including pivots that were at […]

Midwest: Major Storm Expected with More Flooding and Snow – DTN Apr 9, 2019

🕔Apr 9, 2019
DTN Senior Meteorologist Michael Palmerino was quite clear on what he thought of the projected path of a major spring storm for the middle of this week.  The storm is […]

Midwest: Prairie Strips – Converting Low-Profit Land Brings Big Returns Jan 30, 2019

🕔Jan 30, 2019
Modern agriculture’s large monoculture fields grow a lot of corn and soybeans, planted annually. The outputs from row crops can be measured both in dollars paid in the market and […]

Midwest Corn: Weather at Key Growth Stages Predicts Yield, Quality, Study Says Jan 29, 2019

🕔Jan 29, 2019
Corn is planted on approximately 90 million acres across the United States every year. With all that data, it takes months after harvest for government agencies to analyze total yield […]

Ag Lenders to Politicians: Farmers Need Govt. Up and Running ASAP – DTN Jan 18, 2019

🕔Jan 18, 2019
CEOs of the three Farm Credit banks and the Farm Credit Council on Wednesday called on Congress and the Trump administration to reopen the government so that farmers can get […]

Midwest Drought: Lack of Rain, Snow Shrinking Livestock Water Supply – DTN May 28, 2018

🕔May 28, 2018
Karl Jacobson, like many farmers in drought-affected areas, wants it to rain. The Concordia, Kansas, farmer has only seen two inches of rain fall on his north-central Kansas farm since […]

Midwest Fields: Weed Worries Grow – Planting Delayed in Iowa, Michigan – DTN May 18, 2018

🕔May 18, 2018
In the race to plant the 2018 crop, the month of May has seen a lot of winners. Gerald Gauck of east-central Indiana crossed the finish line on May 12. […]

Midwest Corn: Climate Change Should Help Production through 2050, says Researcher May 17, 2018

🕔May 17, 2018
Climate change and global warming put some forms of life at risk, but researchers found one instance that might not feel the heat – corn. Contrary to previous analyses, research […]

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