As the holiday season and the end of year approaches and markets tend to slow, spring wheat prices have also slowed slightly.
The corn market may not be the strongest among the commodities, but it may be the most interesting.
An important publication has been published by the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST).
Life as a farmer or rancher in America today is filled with a number of challenges as the timeless elements of weather, markets, and distance are combined with new pressures. As financial margins tighten, women often find themselves filling in as ranch hands, administrators, and bookkeepers.…
Jason Wheeler is a grain merchandising specialist at White Commercial. He likes the idea of farmers using offer to sell contracts with their elevators.
CowCalving is just around the corner, so it’s time for cow/calf producers to think about rebreeding and how calving time affects it.
High-quality genetics and agriculture products have brought over $1.5 million in international trade to Montana in 2022, a figure that is expected to grow in the next year, according to the Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA).
There hasn’t been a lot of news or price movement in the corn market in recent weeks as producers have been busy wrapping up the 2022 harvest.
Hylio continues to develop its “flying tractors,” and has worked at making its crop spraying drone, called the AgroDrone, easier to operate, more efficient, and less expensive than a row crop sprayer or plane.
With gasoline and natural gas prices already high, ag economists are watching closely for what might happen in the coming months if the U.S. enters a recession.
The Northern International Livestock Exposition (NILE) in Billings, Mont., held its first stock dog trials on Oct.17-18, a new feature that drew teams from across the western United States.
Farmers who are behind in paying back USDA farm loans may qualify for some loan forgiveness under the Inflation Reduction Act.
A popular Montana saddle maker will soon begin offering classes from his shop in Broadus, Mont., teaching skills from carving leather to making chinks, chaps, and saddles.
WILLISTON, N.D. – After a long stretch of dry conditions, Floyd Miller, who farms with his son, Casey, and brother, Rodney, was glad to see some precipitation fall on Oct. 23 before the ground freezes for winter.
DICKINSON, N.D. – Producers, students, and others interested in heifer synchronization and management decisions to improve reproductive performance in the cowherd, among other topics on cow reproduction, will want to attend an upcoming seminar with several expert speakers.The seminar will be…
The U.S. is ramping up canola crushing with strong demand for vegetable oils. In looking at the U.S. canola crush pace, USDA’s latest Oils & Fats Report shows that 33 percent more canola has been crushed in the current crop year compared to last year. In August, 175,070 tons have been pr…
“Dung beetles are so important because they’re the recyclers.”
Grocery store prices are at least 10 percent higher than a year ago. That’s quite an increase compared with 2010-20 when food prices only increased by 1.7 percent annually.
WILLISTON, N.D. – With harvest in the books for another year, the Millers have turned their attention to fall work as dropping temperatures on Oct. 6 resulted in a hard frost across their farm fields.
The USDA, in its Oct. 12 Crop Production Report, released record U.S. canola production figures of 3.95 billion pounds, up 45 percent from 2.72 billion pounds last year. The total value of U.S. canola production will likely exceed $1 billion for the first time based off of this nearly 4 bill…
On a sunny summer day near Berthold, N.D, blazing yellow InVigor canola hybrid plots seemed even brighter as more than 95 producers and others participated in a western North Dakota showcase in July.
There are a lot of different ways to get hurt if you don’t take proper precautions.
U.S. farmers have been impacted by Europe’s energy issues Europe over the last 12 months.
Although feral swine have not yet become a significant problem in Montana, the Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) and the state Invasive Species Council are keeping close tabs on what could be a destructive animal.
Since the onset of the COVID pandemic in 2020, supply chain issues have continued to disrupt the agriculture industry, forcing farmers to adapt and seek alternative solutions when specific resources haven’t been available to them.