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...
Seven Factors to Consider for Your Planned Grain Storage Expansion
13 September 2016
Big yields being projected by the USDA are leaving growers scrambling to increase their grain storage space. With a record-breaking yield...
USDA Releases Crop Production Report
16 August 2016
The USDA has released their latest crop production report on Friday, August 12 where they are projecting some record breaking harvest thi...
Precision Ag: Modern Farmers Turn to Hackers to Maintain Ag Equipment
13 June 2017
Farmers are known for getting done what needs to be done. In today’s technological world, that can even mean becoming somewhat of a techn...
Farm Heritage Series: Steward Farms, Inc. "It started with a dream and a letter"
13 June 2017
Nothing was more fun for Josh Steward growing up than when he went to work with his dad on the farm and rode on the tractors and combines...
Field Report: Louisiana
5 June 2017