AGWEB News

  • Pro Farmer Crop Tour scouts are seeing a paradox of yields in Nebraska August 21, 2018
    Pro Farmer Crop Tour scouts are seeing a paradox of yields in Nebraska. Irrigated fields boast 250 bu. per acre in corn, while dryland fields bottom out at 79 bu. per acre.
  • Trade Wars Erode Support August 21, 2018
    All presidents take heat for their actions, although not since Jimmy Carter has a president challenged trade and eroded support with the same magnitude. More than 80% of farmers voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, yet the latest Farm Journal research shows only 54% would vote for him again an […]
  • Rhonda Brooks: What's the Meat On Your Menu? August 21, 2018
    Do you prefer to eat meat, vegetables or some of each? Regardless of how you answer that question, now you can have your, umm, burger, and eat it, too. While beef, pork and chicken are still the protein mainstays in the U.S., so-called meatless meats are showing up routinely in supermarkets, restau […]
  • John Phipps: Essential Oils for Farmers August 21, 2018
    During a family gathering with my in-laws, I found myself sitting next to a young woman whose age I would guess to be under 60, which is about as close as I can come these days. As we cast about for a topic of discussion, she mentioned she sold essential oils.
  • Polly Dobbs: Why Estate Planning is Different for Farmers August 21, 2018
    The laws for estate planning aren’t any different for farmers versus non-ag business owners; however, there are important variances, such as the following, that require special planning when a farmer meets with an attorney:
  • China and the U.S. resume trade talks this week, ending the hiatus aft August 21, 2018
    China and the U.S. resume trade talks this week, ending the hiatus after an earlier deal collapsed in May. Here's what to watch in the talks.
  • Preliminary Route Report August 21, 2018
    Preliminary Route Report
  • Boost Profit Foot by Foot August 21, 2018
    Variable-input technology allows farmers to maximize profit on even the tiniest management zones
  • Chip Flory: A Tough Spot for Soybeans August 21, 2018
    The fundamental story on corn is still bullish. Even if the 2018 national average corn yield is 1 bu. to 2 bu. above trendline, total supplies and total use will match up well to prevent an increase in 2018/19 carryover. And the fundamental story for corn on a global scale is even more price-friend […]
  • As you’ll see below he found outstanding yield potential in both India August 21, 2018
    As you’ll see below he found outstanding yield potential in both Indiana and Illinois, but it appears variability on his route in Illinois is significant.