Though the annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference scheduled for Nov. 9-10, was postponed due to COVID-19 based restrictions and health risks, next year’s conference has already been set for Nov. 8-10, 2021, at the Lincoln Cornhusker Marriott.
This is not your grandfather’s ag retail world. It’s a new age, with large companies getting larger through mergers, acquisitions and consolidations.
The search for sustainable, healthy alternatives to meat currently has two paths: the meat-mimicking veggie burger and lab-grown proteins. But in the land of dairy, there’s only plant-based alternatives like cashew “butter” and almond milk.
The world’s top agricultural-commodity traders have for months stuck to the mantra they’ll benefit from a deadly pig disease roiling global markets. Just how much they’ll profit depends on the location of their assets.
McDonald’s Corp. announced a new beef antibiotic policy affecting 85 percent of its global supply chain intended to reduce the use of antibiotics important to human health.
America’s love affair with bacon is so strong that Smithfield Foods Inc., the world’s biggest hog producer, is building up its capacity to produce the meat.
Bayer AG plans to cut 12,000 jobs and exit its animal health business in an effort to mollify Wall Street, which has punished the company over the tidal wave of lawsuits that came alongside the $63 billion takeover of Monsanto Co.
U.S. farmers already hurt by the tariffs spat with China are now contending with a big-time drop in how much they get for damaged soybeans after a wetter-than-usual harvest.
Bayer AG vowed to defend its embattled weedkiller Roundup as investors worried about the health of the agricultural business the German company bolstered with the $63 billion acquisition of Monsanto Co.
Some of the most iconic names in U.S. agriculture just agreed to do more business with China. But it’s coming at the expense of American farmers as the companies agree to ship more soybeans from Brazil amid Donald Trump’s trade war with Beijing.
Germany’s Environment Ministry laid out a plan Tuesday for a step-by-step retreat from glyphosate, the weedkiller that has been a thorn in Bayer AG’s side since its $63 billion acquisition of Monsanto Co.
Archer Daniels Midland Co., the 116-year-old agribusiness giant, is shaping up as one of the few crop-trading houses to benefit from President Donald Trump’s trade war with China.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate plan makes it difficult for the nutrient sector to invest in Canada, and could drive more production to China, according to the head of U.S.-based CF Industries.
For the past few weeks, I’ve been meeting up with powerful women in Madison — from politicians to business owners, health care workers and academics — and we all remarked on how teeth-gnashingly hard the past 19 months have been for moms, daughters, sisters and female partners.
Few issues are more contentious than what children learn in school.
World Dairy Expo at Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis., Friday, Sept. 24, 2021.
Don’t ignore Hispanic Heritage Month -- it’s not a perfect spotlight on the creativity and energy Latinos bring to this country’s evolution, but it is much better than no recognition at all.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Months before the first issue of Iowa Farmer Today rolled off the press in September 1984, a small group of staffers began to lay the groundwork for the new weekly publication.
Illinois State University won the Sweepstakes Grand Champion Award at the annual North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture judging competition and conference in North Platte, Nebraska, April 2.
AMES, Iowa — Warmer temperatures and drier conditions are in the forecast, and farmers will be in the fields in full force. That means more equipment will be on the roadways in the coming days.
DYERSVILLE, Iowa — Some form of farm toy has been around since the dawn of civilization, but over the past 100-plus years, manufacturers have taken advantage of improved technology to create genuine art.
It was the second time this month Black Lives Matter protesters took their case to the Dane County district attorney's home.
Most homeless people are not routinely causing problems for police, a study finds, but a core group of chronic offenders burns through resources.
Homeless young people are recruited in shopping mall food courts, on Facebook, outside emergency shelters or the Dane County job center, bus transfer stations during the school year, and motels.
Brittany Carter, homeless since age 15, wants a stable place to call home and a new start on life, but she's still struggling to fulfill her dreams.
The turnout at nursing homes in Brown, Kenosha, Milwaukee and Racine counties in 2020 was not much different from the turnout in 2016.
The clear insinuation was that someone not qualified to conduct an election improperly influenced these vulnerable voters. But the Wisconsin State Journal could not confirm the data.
The report is the latest to show that there was not widespread fraud in Wisconsin.
The State Journal editorial board has endorsed Democrats and Republicans for president in modern history. Scroll down to see who the newspaper recommended to its readers over the last four decades -- and then some.