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2014 Michigan Soybean Performance Report is available

Michigan soybean producers can improve soybean yields and profitability by utilizing the information contained in the Michigan Soybean Performance Report.

Soybean Futures Prices Dip Slightly

Ag Market News And Closing Grain + Livestock Futures Prices

Grain Farming Under Attack by Government

New Pesticide Regulations Impractical and Unrealistic

New Research On Calcium Provision In Growing Pigs

Research being carried out at the University of Illinois and funded by AB Vista will significantly improve the accuracy of calcium (Ca) provision in growing pigs by generating much-needed standardised or true total tract digestibility (STTD or TTTD) values for Ca across a range of common feed ingredients.

Broiler-Type Eggs Set in the United States Up 3 Percent

Hatcheries in the United States weekly program set 216 million eggs in incubators during the week ending November 22, 2014, up 3 percent from a year ago.

Farmers Edge Teams Up with Pembina Co-Op

Farmers Edge, global leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions

CropLine Podcast - November 25, 2014

Field crop specialists respond to current questions that grain and oilseed producers ask on crop management tips, herbicide recommendations and pest alerts.

Stepped Up Biosecurity Among Manure Applicators Successful in Containing Spread of PED

The executive director of the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative credits the efforts of the province's swine manure applicators for helping contain any spread of PED.

Drive Toward Heavier Hog Weights Improves Profitability

The manager of applied meat science with PIC North America says heavier finishing weights have helped improve the profitability of North American pork production.

Ritz Tours Agribition, Stays Quiet About New Grain Transportation Plans

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz was in Regina Monday for the opening of Canadian Western Agribition.

KAP District Meetings Underway

Farmers will have the opportunity to voice their concerns over the next

Winter Wheat Acres Down For Next Year

The weather and crop specialist with CWB says this year's disappointing

Drought-shortened cotton Harvest Ends

As harvest of California cotton fields comes to a close, farmers and cotton experts say a lack of surface water and the low water table has resulted in fewer acres planted and a smaller crop this season.

Grazing Management Workshop Set For Jan. 6-8

A biologically effective pasture and harvested forage management workshop is scheduled for Tuesday through Thursday, Jan. 6-8, 2015, at the NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center.

Controlling Wild carrot In Hay Fields And Pastures

Farmers in Michigan’s eastern and western Upper Peninsula have simultaneously noticed a growing problem with wild carrot in hay fields and pastures.

Calving Schools Planned In January

With calving season just around the corner, K-State Research and Extension will host calving schools in five locations, with a focus on challenges producers can face during this critical period.

Would Ethanol Help The Environment? Obama Administration Can’t Decide

Ethanol mandates are flawed but one of Obama’s few options to promote green energy

NDSU Offers Farm/Ranch Succession Planning Education

Have you thought about what your family farm or ranch business will look like when you retire or after you are gone?

MSU Variety Trial Info Aids Farmers’ Decisions

Farmers can’t choose the weather or the prices they get for their crops, but they can choose the best seed for their growing conditions, thanks to research by Mississippi State University.

Pig Barns Prep For More Than Frigid Temperatures

Last year as Jack Frost nipped across the United States, the swine industry saw an immense spike in Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) cases.

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