A cotton gin in Kansas is seeing near-record production.
J.M. Smucker, maker of top-seller Folgers, boosts retail price.
The largest fruit orchard in Oregon has sold.
The lentil market has gone from boom to bust, and back to boom again.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently expanded Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Duo herbicide geography from 15 to 34 states.
Soybean production reaches a new level with 4.31 billion bushels, while corn production also strong.
Some farm state lawmakers are discussing plans to start work on the next farm bill.
Farmers in areas of Oklahoma and Texas raked in their highest cotton yields ever this year. Strong yields and stronger prices have some states eyeing more cotton acres in 2017.
Malting barley is a critical component of any craft beer, but this grain crop hasn’t seen the same robust growth in recent years. A new breeding effort could develop a new region for national brewers to tap for malting barley, and it would open up a local source for regional brewers.
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If you’re in the market for a used no-till drill, Machinery Pete explains what to expect at auction.
Much buzz has been generated over John Deere’s 2014 announcement that its ExactEmerge technology could plant accurately at 10 mph. The company has since been looking into other product segments that could get that same “need for speed” treatment.
You’re always pushing for better yields, and all the pieces finally fell together in 2016.
In the last couple weeks, Machinery Pete’s Greg Peterson has notices stronger auction sales prices.
New Holland Agriculture has announced an expansion of its implement product lines by way of its acquisition of the Grass and Soil business of Kongskilde Industries, part of the Danish Group Dansk Landbrugs Grovvareselskab. This business develops, manufactures and sells tillage, hay and forage implements under various brand names.
Measurable improvements in soil health are showing up in side-by-side trials
Learn to manage soil to avoid yield loss from deficiencies
Study finds a single horizontal tillage pass significantly reduced water infiltration
Many farmers have adopted no-till or minimum tillage farming, but this year, there has been a bump in demand for tillage equipment, according to dealers and machinery experts.
Giant ragweed, a prolific and efficient weed, robs soybeans each year of precious sunlight, nutrients and water, slashing yield. The trick to beating this thief could be easier than one might think—destroy the weed’s seed bank.
Questions about crop response and yield increase.
China recently approved Bayer and MS Technologies’ Balance GT Soybeans for import. With the European Union’s previous approval, the companies are closer to a full U.S. commercial launch.
Fine-tune seeding rates and placement with Precision Planting’s SmartFirmer.
Across 48 states, 2016 was second-warmest year on record.
There are several ways to categorize fertilizers. One logical way to look at them is as “granulars” and “liquids.” For the purposes of this comparison, anhydrous ammonia (technically a liquid) will not be considered.
Maximize fertilizer return and protect water supplies by understanding your soil types
Agriculture might benefit from less oversight, but trade policies could see a setback from president-elect Trump’s plans.
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