With sunflower and other oil prices slipping down, the market was turning its attention to the USDA’s Prospective Planting Report due out the end of March.
After a couple weeks of negative pressure, spring wheat prices edged a little higher as March was coming to an end and the market was anticipating the release of USDA’s Prospective Planting Report on March 31.
Early March was hard on a lot of commodities when many markets experienced a sell-off that sent prices falling, but since then prices have recovered somewhat and corn is leading the way.
Beef cow/calf producers can use a page from corn production to help keep parasites, like brown stomach worms, at bay.
Spring planting is right around the corner, and with that comes the possibility of wireworms invading grower’s fields and impacting yields.
BIG LAKE, Minn. – Melissa Hartner and her family needed a bigger yard.
MORGAN, Minn. – Gardens have long been featured at Gilfillan, the home of Farmfest.
It’s time to work on planting equipment as the 2023 growing season will soon be here!
WILLMAR, Minn. – Weather forecasters spent a week talking about the big storm coming.
WORTHINGTON, Minn. – The Altmans are entering a new phase within the growth of Five Pine Cattle Co.
ASKOV, Minn. – Less than two weeks before the Beckers Angus Second Annual Production Sale on March 12, David Becker had just 10 cows still waiting to drop their calves.
STARBUCK, Minn. – As unusual as it seems, baby calves are born deficient in vitamin A – an important vitamin for good health.
Roy Thompson was a healthy, active young farmer when chronic illness began affecting his life. The product of a cattle and buffalo ranch, Thompson began developing cold like symptoms in 2007 that spiraled into a drawn out, expensive effort to stay alive.
A shortage of diesel technicians in the U.S. is set to create a $2.4 billion gap in the economy and greater downtime lags on construction sites, farms, and mining sites if not addressed. But efforts by the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) Foundation, including a recent round of schola…
Farmers in the Northern Plains have a new label for Beyond and Raptor herbicides – Beyond Xtra.
STARBUCK, Minn. – Whether the feeder calf market is high or low, there are steps cow/calf producers can take to increase the dollars they receive.
Renewable diesel sold in California continues to affect the ag economy, and more soybeans than North Dakota produces will be needed by renewable diesel facilities in the near future.
Over the course of three days, they photographed and videoed close to 50 head. “All those needed to be clipped, so it was very, very busy,” he said.
ASKOV, Minn. – When David Becker gave his Feb. 13 report, there were two cows that were AI’d left to come in. The first herd sire calf arrived on Feb. 12, with many more to come.
While St. Cloud is Minnesota’s 13th largest city, it still has a friendly, small-town vibe when it comes to the Central Minnesota Farm Show.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Awarding ag scholarships to deserving youth has long been a goal of the Central Minnesota Farm Show committee.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – It’s time to plan your trip to the Central Minnesota Farm Show held at River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. The show is a great opportunity to visit dozens of farm businesses within comfortable indoor surroundings.
Seventy-five current and former state FFA officers traveled to Costa Rica, Jan. 2-15, 2023. The Central America experience was part of an advanced training course entitled the “International Leadership Seminar for State Officers” (ILSSO).
MANKATO, Minn. – What does a cheeseburger, a pizza, jeans, wool socks and toilet paper have in common? Their raw products were grown on a farm.
WILLMAR, Minn. – The sun was shining on Minnesota’s livestock farms, but temperatures of 15 below zero in late January required lots of management.
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