Illinois: 6 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Jul 6, 2021

🕔Jul 6, 2021
This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]

Corn Rootworm: New Website Helps Growers Track This Pest – DTN Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
Knowing your rootworm risk level is about to get easier. A new website launched Thursday, Corn Rootworm IPM, which includes an interactive map of rootworm sticky trap results, for both […]

Judge Halts USDA Minority Farmer Debt Relief – DTN Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
A federal judge in Wisconsin has ordered USDA to at least temporarily halt as much as $4 billion in loan debt relief payments to minority farmers in response to a […]

Corn Belt: Be on Alert for Black Cutworms – DTN May 20, 2021

🕔May 20, 2021
How much corn could a cutworm cut if a cutworm could cut corn? Growers across the Midwest and Eastern Corn Belt will find out, as temperatures finally start climbing high […]

Farmland Values Strengthen According to Federal Reserve – DTN Feb 16, 2021

🕔Feb 16, 2021
Federal Reserve system banks — covering a swath of the country stretching from Montana to Indiana — report strengthening land values and improving credit conditions, although the Kansas City and […]

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 […]

Midwestern Hemp Database: A New Tool for Growers Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
A “new” crop to Midwestern agriculture, best management practices (BMPs) and varietal performance of industrial hemp have yet to be released in the local dispensary. Hemp producers are required to […]

Midwest Cover Crops: Online Tool Aids with Management Decisions Sep 10, 2020

🕔Sep 10, 2020
Cover crops have been shown to improve water and soil quality, reduce erosion and capture nutrients. Choosing the right cover crop, however, can be difficult. The Midwest Cover Crops Council […]

Midwest: Rebuilding Damaged Storage, Finding Alternatives Ahead of Harvest – DTN Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
As winds hitting 100 miles per hour turned grain bins into twisted pieces of steel Monday, Aug. 10, in portions of three Midwestern states, Stephanie Voxland’s phone blew up. Harvest, […]

Digital Yield Tour: Forecast for Record National Averages for Corn, Soybeans – DTN Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
The U.S. could set new yield records in 2020, with Gro Intelligence forecasting a national average corn yield of 183.9 bushels per acre and soybean yield of 53.1 bpa. The […]

The Latest


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events