RSSCrop News: Iowa Farmer Today
NASHUA — The Iowa State University Northeast Research Farm at Nashua marked its 40th birthday Aug. 26 with a celebration looking at the past, present and future.
COLUMBIA — University of Missouri Extension agronomists are reporting diplodia and other corn ear rot diseases in parts of the state.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — After months of increases in producer sentiment toward the U.S. agricultural economy, the August reading of the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer showed declining commodity prices are weighing on the minds of producers.
Bayer and Monsanto officials announced Sept. 14 a merger agreement had been reached between their boards, with Bayer acquiring Monsanto for $128 per share in an all-cash transaction.
Farmers may not fare well if they stood before a hypothetical jury looking to place blame for the presence of chemicals in the Mississippi River Basin.
All eyes are on the scales as harvest begins across the Corn Belt.
DECATUR, Ill. — The largest wet corn mill in the world is operated by Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) in Decatur.
When processors use the starch in corn to produce ethanol, they turn about one-third of their processed corn volume into coproducts that contain protein, fat and fiber.
MALTA BEND, Mo. — Along the U.S. Highway 65 corridor, two ethanol plants rise above the horizon of corn and soybean fields, Mid-Missouri Energy at Malta Bend and Show Me Ethanol about a mile east of Carrollton.
HIGHLAND, Ill. — A weakened dollar, coupled with steady export demand, should keep crop prices steady, one market analyst believes.