5/29/2015 9:22:00 PM
In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get some considerations for planting soybeans late. Learn about the part geography plays in weed diversity and glyphosate resistance, and mark you calendars for an opportunity to enroll new acres in CRP. Also, read about some successful women farmers and the roles they play on the farm. Finally, enjoy the latest parody from the Peterson Farm Brothers, Takin' Care of Livestock.
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5/29/2015 4:24:00 PM
Corn bulls are happy to see both old-crop and new-crop prices hold technical support just above our previous harvest lows. In fact some tech guru's are starting to talk about a possible double-bottom now forming on the charts and corn prices moving back to higher ground. I understand their logic, but I'm not 100% onboard, especially when you start to consider the overall trade environment.
5/29/2015 3:49:23 PM
Total red meat and chicken production in the U.S. is running very near the record pace of 2008 for the first 20 weeks of 2015.
5/29/2015 2:26:00 PM
Farmers are increasingly scrutinized and being frowned upon by consumers for their use of GMO seed. It's sometimes hard to respond to those negative comments. Here are some resources, from Facebook pages and websites to informational stories we have written, to share with people who may not understand the science and technology behind GMOs, not to mention the benefits!
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5/29/2015 12:34:00 PM
The list of insects and diseases that can attack your corn fields is long. Thanks to DuPont Pioneer, we have a great chart at which corn growth stages to scout for what. The roundup offers all the common bugs, worms and diseases and at which leaf and growth stage to scout. For example, look for seedcorn maggot and wireworms at VE to V3. Scout for Goss's wilt from V3 to V9.
5/29/2015 12:22:48 PM
– New facility will be used for research, health and nutrition projects in Ontario's dairy industry
5/29/2015 11:03:37 AM
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack highlights the speakers presenting at the inaugural GAI AgTech Week in San Francisco
5/29/2015 10:24:24 AM
"Combined, we will be able to offer a full range of tanks"
5/29/2015 10:23:07 AM
Mathews Company has been a leading global manufacturer of high quality, innovative agricultural equipment
5/29/2015 10:09:41 AM
Dr. Seth Meyer will step into new role as Chairman of World Agricultural Outlook Board starting May 31, 2015
5/29/2015 9:43:28 AM
Speaker: Ceci Snyder, Vice President Domestic Marketing, National Pork Board
5/29/2015 9:37:58 AM
Net sales of 42,500 metric tons for delivery in marketing year 2014/2015 were down 43 percent from the previous week and down noticeably from the prior 4-week average.
5/29/2015 9:35:07 AM
Hatcheries in the United States weekly program set 219 million eggs in incubators during the week ending May 23, 2015, up 2 percent from a year ago.
5/29/2015 9:21:21 AM
As a stakeholder that actively promotes bee health, the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) appreciates the report by the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, released on Wednesday. The Importance of Bee Health to Sustainable Food Production in Canada highlights the multiple factors affecting bee health, underlines the importance of all affected stakeholders working together and recommends that pesticides continue to be regulated based on scientific evidence.
5/29/2015 9:13:43 AM
The provincial agriculture ministry’s crop report for the week ending Thursday says about 87 per cent of the crop is now in the ground.
5/29/2015 9:02:35 AM
The Vice President Research with the Canadian Nutrition Society suggests, by better utilizing food to promote health, tax dollars currently used to treat chronic disease can be diverted to other uses.
5/29/2015 8:52:38 AM
The president of Paragon Economics says failure to bring Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling into compliance with World Trade rules could negatively impact North American live hog markets.
5/29/2015 8:45:16 AM
Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Verlyn Olson will promote Alberta’s agricultural expertise and high-quality products including livestock and genetics, during an upcoming trade mission to Kazakhstan.
5/29/2015 8:44:50 AM
Grilling season is heating up, and the Pork Checkoff is encouraging Americans to spice up this year’s grilling celebrations with the unexpected flavor of lean, heart-healthy pork cuts through a multi-platform summer promotion.
5/29/2015 8:43:04 AM
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack yesterday announced the appointment of a Le Mars hog farmer to the 15-member National Pork Board in Clive.