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The latest technology and equipment will be on display at the annual Iowa Ag Expo in Des Moines Jan. 31.
Getting help on the farm is not getting any easier.
Three years after the start of the pandemic, COVID-19 is still impacting the meat industry.
Inland waterway projects will likely be prioritized in the $1 trillion infrastructure bill passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden in 2021.
The price of some building materials is coming down, interest rates are going up, 2022 was profitable and you need a new building for livestock, seed sales, machinery and or grain storage. So you decide to build.
While farming is the ultimate outdoors job, farmers spend a lot of time in confined spaces. So what do they do while sitting in the cabs of tractors, combines and grain trucks? Or while working in the shop?
After an eventful 2022, farmers are looking ahead to the new year and what it might bring. There are the usual uncertainties, but ag economists and commodities brokers say there are signs it could be another profitable year.
Following a year with good yields and strong prices, many Midwest farmers are optimistic that this year will also be profitable. But rising interest rates, uncertain weather and global conditions add a little caution to their optimism.
The Center of Rural Affairs may be headquartered in the small town of Lyons, Nebraska., but its influence stretches over a large area in Iowa, Nebraska and other states.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After seeing the extension of ag tax credits in a special session in 2022, ag groups are looking ahead to a variety of topics in the 2023 regular session of the Missouri General Assembly. The session began Jan. 4 in Jefferson City.
Buying a plot of land in rural America has never been so expensive. And that’s even with soaring interest rates.
As the years go by, farmers collect memories of the years, thinking back to years of great crop years, flood and drought years, or years when they bought new equipment or put up new buildings.
It only takes a glance at the latest USDA report to see that the large majority of farms in the U.S. are still family farms, said Noah Miller, a USDA ag economist during the release of new USDA data at a Dec. 6 webinar.
For 34 years, Steve Meier and his family have been providing Christmas trees and Christmas memories on their farm in Cape Girardeau County.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Outdoor farmers markets aren’t only for fair summer weather. They can also feature festive booths dressed in sparkly lights for the Christmas season.
DAVENPORT, Iowa — Over rivers and through woods, a festive train was rolling once again through the Midwest.
The Inflation Reduction Act, a piece of legislation that will cost upwards of a trillion dollars and has been described as more of a green energy bill, will have little direct impact on agriculture.
Every day brings new challenges for Jerry Snyder.
In the short term, dry weather patterns appear to be sticking around for much of the Midwest, but there are hopes for recharging rains this spring.
Parts availability has been a concern for farmers since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the outlook appears to be brightening.
CHICAGO — Sixth-generation farmer Michael Ganschow grew up seeing his father and grandfather as leaders in using conservation practices on the family farm in the rolling hills of Bureau County in northern Illinois.
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — At Missouri Farm Bureau’s annual meeting at the Lake of the Ozarks, guest speakers talked about the opportunities and challenges in agriculture right now.
The path young people take to arrive at a farming future can be paved with difficulty, delay and disappointment. But another “D” word helps many arrive — determination.
In rural communities, neighbors are known to help each other out when needed, especially with the obvious work of planting and harvest. But sometimes it’s hard to know how to best help someone when it comes to managing stress and mental health.