DES MOINES — The Nov. 20 celebration of National Rural Health Day acknowledges the “power of Rural America,”
Weather and yield are some of the main factors in the corn and soybean markets.
Federal decision on reducing ethanol in fuel supply delayed
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Crop producers and scientists hold deeply different views on climate change and its possible causes, a study by Purdue and Iowa State universities shows.
DES MOINES — The USDA is helping Iraq war veteran Adam Boge, a first-year farmer, improve technology and other efficiencies in his new Ventura farming operation.
The cool and wet summer weather played a role in yields from this year’s FIRST Seed Tests.
NEVADA, Mo. — Steve Cubbage remembers coming back to work on the farm after graduating from the University of Missouri in 1995.
ONARGA — It’s mid November in East Central Illinois, where rain has delayed Dave Ebert’s corn harvest. He still has 550 acres to combine, so he closely monitors the weather.
Craig Hill understands the attraction of technology. But, like many farmers, he has a few concerns about what happens to all that data once it leaves the farm.
In the next few weeks, the corn and soybean markets will likely be in a volatile consolidation trading range. Jim Nemitz, a commodity broker with Midwest Strategic Investments based in Cedar Rapids, says the volatility will come from traders taking time off for the holidays. End of the quart…