KINGSVILLE, Mo. — Cattlemen from across Johnson County gathered on March 13 at the Kingsville Livestock Auction to learn about the security a new-to-Missouri traceability program can provide their operations.


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Over the last few decades, the trend for the first frost dates has been that they are occurring later in the season when compared to the long-term behavior, Justin Glisan wrote in a blog post for the Iowa State University Extension Integrated Crop Management blog Aug. 11.

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Prospects are that soybean prices will continue to be low over the next several years, leading to a period of lower farm incomes.

Even given those prospects, prices could go even lower, causing more financial stress to develop. Herein, we present an adverse set of prices that could plausibly occur but are not likely to occur.

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Now is a great time to scout for Palmer amaranth in Iowa crop fields.

As of late 2018, this species had been identified in over half of Iowa’s 99 counties. While new identifications have waned since the widespread introductions in 2016, Palmer amaranth is a species to watch out for in virtually any Iowa crop field.

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WAUKESHA, Wis. — Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) causes the most yield loss of any soybean pathogen in North America, with economic impact in excess of $1 billion per year. That’s why soybean breeders funded by the checkoff are trying to improve and add to current genetic sources of SCN resistan…

Farmers’ discontent over President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China erupted into the open Aug. 7 as his agriculture secretary was confronted at a fair in Minnesota.