Wheat Quality Council Hard Winter Wheat Tour
June 30 Acreage: Sorghum Planted
6/30/2015 11:22:00 PM
Farmers planted an estimated 8.84 million acres of sorghum in 2015.
Commodities Jump Most Since February as Corn, Soybeans Rally
6/30/2015 9:12:00 PM
The Bloomberg Commodity Index of 22 components rose 1.9 percent to 102.69 as of 3:30 p.m. in New York, on pace for the largest advance since Feb. 3. Corn soared the most since 2010, climbing 7.7 percent, the biggest gain among the asset class on Tuesday.
Without European Butter, Russia Making More Margarine Than Ever
6/30/2015 4:56:00 PM
One effect of Russia’s runaway inflation and international sanctions: margarine production is expanding faster than anywhere else in the world.
Pinkeye: Early Detection and Action Recommended this Summer
6/30/2015 3:59:00 PM
Pinkeye, the common name for infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK), is a contagious disease causing inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva.
Canadian Crop Stocks Also Tighten in June Report
6/30/2015 3:30:00 PM
Canadian farmers who planted canola, durum wheat, barley for malting, and lentils are likely celebrating following the June 2015 Principal Field Crop Areas report from Statistics Canada, released June 30.
Butter Sculpting's Roots Go Back Almost 140 Years
6/30/2015 3:20:00 PM
Butter sculptures haven't been around as long as Michelangelo's David, but they've been a sight to see at state fairs for quite some time.
BeefTalk: May Calving is Productive
6/30/2015 2:21:00 PM
May calving is enjoyable, manageable and workable.
Closing Markets Commentary 06/30/15
6/30/2015 2:12:00 PM
Bulls turned into a huge performance in the grain and soy complex today with corn, soy and wheat markets finishing sharply higher.
Gulke: Strategic Planting Decisions Deliver Rewards to Farmers
6/30/2015 2:00:00 PM
After months of sub-$4 corn and soybean prices hovering dangerously close to the below-$9 mark, those stubborn farmers who held on to their corn and soybeans are finally reaping some rewards, thanks to Tuesday’s Acreage and Grain Stocks Reports.
Cow Rumination Monitor Lawsuit Settled
6/30/2015 1:27:00 PM
Court rules Agis' CowManager does not infringe on SCR and VocalTag patents
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Sues Va. over Livestock Rules
6/30/2015 1:12:00 PM
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is suing Virginia water protection officials to require large livestock operations to fence off rivers and streams from their animals.
How to Start Planning for Succession
6/30/2015 1:01:00 PM
When starting to plan for succession it’s important to focus on successful transition between generations, but also maintain family harmony during the process at the family meetings.
Corn, Soybean Prices Rise Thanks to Smaller Grain Stocks, Bigger Demand
6/30/2015 1:00:00 PM
Demand for corn and soybeans is increasing, but stocks of both crops remain well above year-ago levels, according to data released Tuesday by the USDA.
2015 June Grain Stocks: Soybean Stocks
6/30/2015 12:25:00 PM
See USDA's Grain Stocks report.
Attend a Legacy Project Workshop Next Week
6/30/2015 12:11:00 PM
Your farm’s succession plan is important, but it is hard to make it urgent. Do just that by attending a Farm Journal Legacy Project Workshop next month.