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As we enter the fourth quarter of 2018, three economists say farmers

As we enter the fourth quarter of 2018, three economists say farmers should keep any eye on the following factors. More Info...

Managing Risk at the Bottom of the Cycle

Managing Risk at the Bottom of the Cycle More Info...

While the commodity markets have been in a downturn for nearly four ye

While the commodity markets have been in a downturn for nearly four years, tariffs could move money out of equities and into commodities. More Info...

Auction prices for calves were called steady to $5 lower by AMS, while

Auction prices for calves were called steady to $5 lower by AMS, while yearling cattle traded steady to $3 lower. More Info...

Corn and soybean prices both clawed their way higher to start the week

Corn and soybean prices both clawed their way higher to start the week. But, they lost steam and tumbled. For the week ending Oct. 19, corn prices were down about 7¢ and soybeans down about 11¢. More Info...

Mega Millions and Markets

There was a lot of buzz on Friday about the Powerball and Mega Millions lotteries, with the pot for the latter reaching $1 billion. The odds of winning the Mega Millions lottery are 302 million to 1, defined by the number of ball combinations. The formula was tweaked a year ago to generate more smal [...] More Info...

Top Producer is proud to offer an event dedicated exclusively to women

Top Producer is proud to offer an event dedicated exclusively to women in agriculture. EWA features dynamic keynote speakers and educational breakout sessions, as well as unique networking opportunities. More Info...

The biggest concerns in the market value of land currently will depend

The biggest concerns in the market value of land currently will depend on the length of time tariffs are in place, suppressed crop prices and the State’s extremely high property tax policies. More Info...

For the fifth straight month a record for Cattle on Feed was eclipsed

For the fifth straight month a record for Cattle on Feed was eclipsed after an increase of 5.2% since Oct. 1, 2017. More Info...

Can a farm bill move through Congress right after the election?

Can a farm bill move through Congress right after the election? More Info...

The World Food Prize presented the inaugural “Inspiring the Next Gener

The World Food Prize presented the inaugural “Inspiring the Next Generation” award to Iowa State University Associate Dean David Acker. More Info...

Combining forces, the Select Sire Power, Inc. and Southeast Select Sir

Combining forces, the Select Sire Power, Inc. and Southeast Select Sires, Inc. will officially become one and renamed Premier Select Sires, Inc. effective Jan. 1, 2019. More Info...

A case of “classical” Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has left

A case of “classical” Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has left a Scottish farmer devastated and could change the BSE risk status for Scotland, potentially impacting trade. More Info...

While the popularity of plant-based proteins is certainly growing, dat

While the popularity of plant-based proteins is certainly growing, data shows that consumers are still choosing traditional sources of protein such as meat, eggs and dairy as their primary source. More Info...

Farmers should start seeing payments this month for the USDA’s Agricul

Farmers should start seeing payments this month for the USDA’s Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs. More Info...

Construction of a large predatory animal sanctuary in Colorado has cau

Construction of a large predatory animal sanctuary in Colorado has caught the attention of cattlemen and local residents, sparking concern and questions about land use, property rights and public and livestock safety. More Info...

Farmers in Illinois are optimistic as they near the finish line for ha

Farmers in Illinois are optimistic as they near the finish line for harvest. Good weather and better yields keep spirits high as farmers trudge forward in the combines. More Info...

For National Pork Month, the Illinois Pork Producers developed four sh

For National Pork Month, the Illinois Pork Producers developed four short videos covering a different perspective about the industry we all enjoy. Click here to watch! More Info...

In this week's Drovers TV Report there is a case of brucellosis in Wyo

In this week's Drovers TV Report there is a case of brucellosis in Wyoming; proposed regulation changes for livestock haulers; and a Texas beef packer is facing financial troubles.  More Info...

To say Frank and Alison Howey have faced a tough growing season this y

To say Frank and Alison Howey have faced a tough growing season this year is a huge understatement. Their row crop operation experienced extremely dry conditions this summer—then Hurricane Florence stormed in. More Info...

Some 13 years later, tensions remain high over America’s beef checkoff

Some 13 years later, tensions remain high over America’s beef checkoff, with a new legal challenge that seeks to deliver a crippling blow to the state beef councils in 15 states. More Info...

Don't Expect to File by March 1

Many farmers try to file and pay their taxes by March 1. This is the year where that may not be a good idea. More Info...

Time to buy grains?

Is this pullback a buying opportunity? More Info...

The What, When, How and Who of Personality Assessments

The What, When, How and Who of Personality Assessments More Info...

Chinas GDP Figures Released

China's GDP Figures Released More Info...

The Story Behind Your Glass of Milk

The 2018 Kleckner Award recipient shares insights from her dairy farm in Mexico. More Info...

What challenges and opportunities will you discover in the years ahead

What challenges and opportunities will you discover in the years ahead? How can you best be prepared? More Info...

Forecast realistic costs and expenses to increase financial performanc

Forecast realistic costs and expenses to increase financial performance. More Info...

Farmland prices have declined by 4% in the past 12 months, according t

Farmland prices have declined by 4% in the past 12 months, according to Creighton University’s Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) for October 2018. More Info...

Oregon regulators have fined Lost Valley Farm, the state’s second-larg

Oregon regulators have fined Lost Valley Farm, the state’s second-largest dairy, $187,320 for 224 violations of its wastewater permit. More Info...

You normally can't eat cottonseeds. That's because they have a toxin

You normally can't eat cottonseeds. That's because they have a toxin in them that's harmful to both people and animals. More Info...

It appears that herd expansion has slowed down as beef production fore

It appears that herd expansion has slowed down as beef production forecasts have been lowered by analysts at USDA. More Info...

Consumers claim to know where plant based milk comes from and Canadian

Consumers claim to know where plant based milk comes from and Canadian dairy producers are concerned about the profitability of their operations. Learn more in a recent Dairy Report video from AgDay. More Info...

This week on AgriTalk’s Farmer Forum, farmers said the No. 1 thing USD

This week on AgriTalk’s Farmer Forum, farmers said the No. 1 thing USDA could do to help is to provide more support to rural America. More Info...

As online options become more available and consumers become more comf

As online options become more available and consumers become more comfortable with online shopping, the category is set to grow rapidly. More Info...

More feed equals more milk. This holds true, even in robots.

More feed equals more milk. This holds true, even in robots. More Info...


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