ORLANDO, Fla. — The future of agriculture is heavily grounded in improving efficiency.
Iowa land values have increased over the last six months, but there may be signs of rising prices slowing down.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Many analysts and industry experts are pointing to the 2023 crop season as one of the most expensive on record. Input costs, soaring land values and rising equipment prices are testing farmers’ pocketbooks.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Tracking devices tell us everything from the number of steps we take to the amount of calories we consume to the hours of restful sleep we get at night. That data provides valuable information to those who are seeking it.
LINCOLN, Neb. — In utero heat stress of boars is a significant threat to pork production, and a University of Nebraska reproductive physiologist is leading a research team that aims to develop boars that are more genetically tolerant of gestational heat stress.
Tar spot of corn was problematic in portions of Minnesota last year. It can spread rapidly, develop quickly, and cause significant yield loss.
The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer Index dipped 5 points in February to a reading of 125. Farmers’ perspectives regarding both current conditions on their farms and their expectations for the future both weakened slightly as the Index of Current Conditions fell 2 points to …
ORLANDO, Fla. — Protection and flexibility were among the main topics at Commodity Classic this year.
ORLANDO, Fla. — High prices have been a pleasant sight for farmers over the past couple of crop seasons, but continued support for high prices may not follow historical trends. That led to economics being a primary focus of farmers attending this year’s Commodity Classic.
Warm weather brings more than green grass for cattle. Soon, insects like ticks, flies and mosquitoes will surface, and that makes March a good time to start preparing.
Seems just a few years ago there was much coffee- shop chatter and high-flying buzz about how drones and remote sensing would rule the skies over Ag America. And while this technology has gained a strong foothold in some ag niches — such as seed production and plant breeding — the unmanned a…
ORLANDO, Fla. — Relationships with other countries are the foundation of agricultural markets as the U.S. continues to be one of the top food producers in the world.
Committing farmland to one crop for 25-30 years is rare, so it’s not hard to see why landowners may be hesitant when approached about leasing the land out for energy use.
For a long time, aviation fuel as a new alternative market for soybeans and other biomass seemed like a pie-in-the-sky concept. Today, with advanced research, supportive legislation, and the airlines on board, it is taking off.
John Lawrence didn’t take the straightest path into a nearly 32-year career at Iowa State University, but that path helped him develop a deeper understanding of production agriculture and the farmers he would serve.
NORA, Ill. — Ed and Marion Hawley know a good burger when they taste one.
For producers looking to get more from their pastures, one option is multi-species grazing — grazing sheep and goats in the same pasture as cattle to generate more income.
Entomologists and farmers are still learning about the presence and impacts of brown marmorated stink bugs, an invasive pest.
When making fertilizer decisions for this growing season, farmers should consider the benefits of using hog manure.
ORLANDO, Fla. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack opened his Commodity Classic address by stating agriculture in the United States has recently posted some of its highest profits ever. However, he noted, that doesn’t tell the whole story.
Calf markets are showing strength early in 2023, and the Livestock Marketing Information Center says optimism is brewing about the markets.
Some of the selling pressure on wheat this week comes from Russia and Ukraine agreeing to extend the Black Sea grain corridor, said Jack Scoville, an analyst with the Price Futures Group.
Nebraska’s fickle spring weather brings wide-ranging temperature swings, and with it the challenge to maintain thermal regulation in newborn calves.
On National #AgDay these Sioux Falls students got up close with agriculture. GroundWorks Connect is working to bring lessons from the farm to all students in South Dakota.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — The importance of limiting exposure to disease has been top of mind for folks these past few years, and many of the prevention strategies also apply to livestock, specifically newborn calves, Kansas State University veterinary experts said on a recent Cattle Chat podcast.