DES MOINES (AP) — Farmers in Iowa and the Midwest will soon be able to get advice about conservation at local elevators, along with their seed, fertilizers and herbicides.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Despite lower farm income, cropland values generally held steady in the second quarter in the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank’s district.
Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Mark Licht, Iowa State University Extension agronomist. It appeared July 25 on the Integrated Crop Management News website.
Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) has been reported in numerous fields in Iowa.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Scientists and farmers agree that phosphorus from agriculture runoff is feeding the blue-green algae blooms on Lake Erie linked to a toxin found in the drinking water of 400,000 people in Ohio and southeastern Michigan this month.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The chief underground water source for irrigating the agriculture-rich Texas High Plains is depleting at a pace that some fear will exhaust it far more quickly than anticipated.
MOLINE, Ill. — Two days after it had announced lower third-quarter profits and readjusted downward its profit outlook, Deere & Co. announced it will reduce the size of its manufacturing work force at some agricultural equipment factories. The move will place more than 600 employees at fo…
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A bitter and occasionally violent two-year labor dispute at Northwest grain terminals ended with a tentative deal reached in the middle of the night Aug. 11.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Deere's profit slumped 15 percent in the third quarter and the farming equipment maker, seeing weak sales ahead, trimmed its outlook and will cut production.
STOCKLAND, Ill. (AP) — A no-frills concrete bridge on the edge of Stockland represents just the kind of headache the nation’s soybean farmers hope a multimillion-dollar campaign and a little creative thinking will cure.