Industry News

Underground Movement - 15

03/24/17

Three decades of tillage transitions bring changes to this Minnesota farm.

2017 Wheat Contest

03/24/17

Wheat growers have until May 1 to enter a winter wheat field and until August 1 to enter a spring wheat field.

Crop Tech Corner

03/24/17

In this week's Crop Tech Corner, genetic engineering techniques such as RNAi and CRISPR-Cas9 show their promise as new pest-fighting and plant breeding tools.

Cash Planted Into Cover Crops

03/23/17

A research initiative to promote soil health through the development and adoption of new cover crops across the country is being made possible by a $2.2 million grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research and the Samuel Noble Foundation.

White House Adviser Talks Ag

03/23/17

In what appears to be his first public speech since taking the job at the White House about four weeks ago, Ray Starling, special assistant to the president for agriculture on the National Economic Council, on Tuesday announced that President Donald Trump had issued a proclamation of National Agriculture Day and also talked about regulation, infrastructure and nominations for subcabinet positions.

Ag's HR Coach

03/23/17

Analyzing and working toward an improved company culture doesn't have to take a lot of time, but it does require a continuous focus and evaluation.

EQIP for Plains Fire Victims

03/22/17

USDA on Tuesday announced $6 million from the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to assist farmers and ranchers hit by wildfires in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. The funds can be used for grazing lands, rebuilding fences and protecting damaged watersheds.

By the Numbers

03/22/17

Ag lenders and Extension services need to immediately begin educating borrowers about finance and the basics of management to help producers survive the downturn in the ag economy.

Todd's Take

03/22/17

If you thought corn's seasonal influence was impressive, you should see soybeans.

Market Crisis

03/21/17

Fair practices may sound like a good rule, but the proposed GIPSA rule would actually remove incentives to compete.

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