Tornadoes hit central Indiana Wednesday afternoon, flattening fields and damaging buildings. As of 5:50 pm EST, the Indianapolis office of the National Weather Service had issued four tornado warnings, and had declared
The University of Tennessee Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology has released a mobile-friendly disease field guide that will help growers, agents and consultants quickly assess foliar diseases in their soybean
The U.S. corn and soybean crops are expected to be among the largest ever, if not at record levels for the 2016-17 marketing year. The University of Illinois looks at how this outlook impacts storage options.
Soybean production for 2016/17 is forecast at 4,060 million bushels, up 180 million due to increased yields. Harvested area is forecast at 83.0 million acres, unchanged from the July projection. The first survey-based s
Scientists at the University of Illinois using co-products from the ethanol and human food industries are helping shed light on ways processing high-fiber animal feed ingredients can enhance pigs' utilization of the nut
As growers know, corn has slid in recent weeks. After December corn topped out at $4.49 in June, the market was at $3.51 on Wednesday morning, according to Joe Vaclavik of Standard Grain. All eyes are on carryout, and t
When it comes to crop disease possibilities, predicting a field's fortune is not all luck. By making observations and following a few steps, crop consultants and retail sales agronomists can help growers to foreca
The National Corn Growers Association urges all ag professionals to contact their senators and ask for their support of the Roberts-Stabenow agreement on GMO labeling. An important vote on this legislation is scheduled
U.S. farmers seeded more corn and soybeans than initially planned during the spring, taking advantage of a rallying futures market and good weather to plant as much acreage as possible, government data released on Thurs
High-yield soybean contest winners have produced yields topping 150 bu./acre. According to researchers, these results show that commercial production is far from reaching the yield potential of modern soybeans.
One of the biggest challenges any recording scheme which includes feed cost per unit of gain faces is how feed ingredients get priced into the record system.Understanding the true price of corn in swine diets gets messy
Monsanto Company is in talks with Bayer AG and other companies regarding "alternative strategic options," a month after it rejected the German company's $62-billion takeover offer, the U.S. seed producer said on Wednesd