Factors to Consider before Baling or Burning Wheat Residue
1 August 2017
When wheat harvest finishes up, baling or burning the wheat stubble has been the go-to way for producers to care for their land. Burning...
Seven Factors to Consider for Your Planned Grain Storage Expansion
18 July 2017
Taking on grain storage expansion project can be challenging. Careful planning and consideration are required to ensure that your expans...
There's a Fungus Among Us
3 May 2017
As if growers haven’t been dealt enough already with mass supplies and low prices of corn, a fungus that causes vomitoxin has been detect...
Crop Rotation: Are You Doing It Right?
14 April 2017
Growers have known the value of crop rotation for centuries; in fact, the Greeks used these methods to boost production as early as the f...
Crop Outlook for 2017
25 January 2017
On January 12, the USDA released the final standings for 2016 in their Crop Production Annual Summary report. All of the crops outperform...
Palmer Amaranth: The #1 Weed to Watch out for in 2017
12 January 2017
Palmer Amaranth is proving to be the weed to beware of this year on farm operations. This super weed which began to rear its ugly head i...
Stopping Wheat Scab Disease in its Tracks
10 November 2016
Scientists at Washington State University and Kansas State University have cloned a gene that would support resistance to Fusarium head b...
Tips to Handle and Prevent Diplodia Ear Rot
17 October 2016
In the middle of harvest season some growers around the U.S. are starting to notice a nasty disease that’s taking over corn. Diplodia ea...
The Effects of China's Stock Piling Grains
10 October 2016
First it was the end of cotton and soybean stockpiling; now China has chosen to end its corn stockpiling program, affecting U.S. corn, ba...
Yield Forecast Center Turning in Different Yields than USDA
29 September 2016
According to the Yield Forecasting Center (YFC), which consists of agronomists and extension educators from universities throughout the C...
Negotiating a Farmland Lease
17 August 2017
Leasing some farmland soon? The farm and ranch management team from The University of Nebraska provides some great information on tips f...
Young Ag Lender Sees Challenges and Opportunities
17 August 2017
The average farmer in the U.S. is 58 years old, a number that’s slowly moved higher in recent years and that represents a major shift in ...
Sunflower SF6830 Series High-Speed Rotary Finisher Now is Narrow Transport
14 August 2017
The SF6830NT Series high-speed rotary finisher can be seen at the AGCO lot during the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill., Aug. 29–31.