Hog prices have been sharply down in the last few weeks, as the trade seems to have suddenly decided it was wrong about the trend.
Weather forecasts have been driving corn and soybean futures up and down for weeks, but markets will soon get a dose of crop surveys and production estimates.
NAUEN, Germany — Dirk Peters, the manager and main shareholder of a German farm near Berlin, is thankful some risks he has taken have paid off.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — There is a lot to say about GMO food today.
URBANA, Ill. — Atrazine has been good at killing weeds in cornfields for more than 50 years. But some of the properties that make it a successful herbicide also lead to concerns about potential environmental impact.
Soybean growers looking to try out new weapons in their fight against weeds will have to wait a while longer.
With hot and dry weather back in the forecast this week, the two big questions for grain markets are how long will it last and whether the heat will come back again in coming weeks, Darrell Holaday of Frankfort, Kan., based Country Futures said July 18.
SHERIDAN, Ind. — Farmers say they are active in soil and water improvement activities, believe informed consumers are a good thing, and think policymakers don’t understand agriculture.
VINTON — Cornfields near the Vinton Veterans Memorial Airport were just starting to enter tassel July 5, and ag pilots Mark Noe, president of Noe Aviation, and Shane Ohman expected to start flying over Eastern Iowa fields that weekend to apply fungicide.
What started out as a hobby has turned into what Cody Kiroff calls “an all-encompassing” passion.