Face-to-face interactions seem rare in today’s technology-driven society, but Husker Harvest Days facilitates the personal connection between the farmer and those serving the agricultural industry.
After a season of severe storms, hail and drought, growers should assess their fields and make plans for harvesting the most damaged fields first.
Rural South Dakotans will soon have a way to better protect livestock and crops as well as make important management decisions when it comes to weather.
As harvest approaches, agronomists by and large haven’t seen too much unusual activity this year from insects.
FARRAGUT, Iowa — Five knee replacements. Two shoulder replacements. Three wrist fusion surgeries.
Herbicide-resistant weeds continue to provide a challenge for farmers and herbicide applicators, along with drought conditions making weed control more difficult in many areas of the Midwest.
Even with a few periodic winter precipitation events, latest recommendations for spring planting are to focus on soil and sub-soil moisture.
“Yeah, the principle of cover crops makes sense but how much are they going to cost me?”
Feed spoilage and waste obviously costs money, but it may have bigger impacts on cattle health as well.
Many crop producers are concerned that trampling from cattle grazing corn residue negatively affects crop yields. But when grazed at proper stocking rates, small but positive effects on crop production after grazing have been observed.
A group of visionaries from various companies saw a gap in the meat processing industry and came together to fix it.
“We are on the cutting edge of being able to track how water moves through soil.”
A team of research faculty and students at South Dakota Mines has been tracking salinity content in 70 stock dams across 12 watersheds in two northwestern South Dakota counties over the past two years.
South Dakota is one of the first states to make an effort to connect livestock owners with landowners for grazing opportunities.
With a number of challenges facing producers coming into the summer grazing season, Jeff Clark, a market development specialist in Alberson, West Virginia for Corteva Agriscience, said now is the time to dig deep into pasture management.
“Optimizing animal comfort will maximize animal productivity."
Kelly Anderson has been hooking up farmers and cattle producers for four years. No, she doesn’t work for FarmersOnly.com.
Happy Beef Month! We interviewed dietitians about the latest nutrition guidelines, which link making healthy choices now to better health as people age.
“Ag is an excellent industry to be in. Even with its ups and downs.”
Over the last few years farmers have had to deal with dramatic weather events, bottoming prices and an increasingly aggressive political landscape, but risk management consultant Allen Schlenker said that you can never take your eye off of protecting yourself right at home.
Kylie Penke, agriculture and FFA instructor at Oakland-Craig High School, said seeing sensors, meters and monitors at work in real time is invaluable to her students.
A new queen will be crowned at the 2021 Iowa Horse Fair being held in Des Moines March 26-28. After a brief hiatus, the Iowa Horse Fair Queen contest had finally returned in 2019. Then, 2020 happened.
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) establishes our country’s environmental policy and implementation. Pertaining to any federal lands, NEPA is much more than an acronym, especially to agriculturalists.
Calves around the region are springing in pastures or tucked into calving shelters under the cows’ watchful eye, and while some producers are beginning to calve this month on tame pastures, others are keeping an eye on grazing conditions on native rangelands.
KILLDEER, N.D. – After bitter cold temperatures swept across the region, southwestern North Dakota had a warming trend, with a few warm days reaching the mid-40s to end February.