Want proof the climate-change debate has become politicized in the U.S.? Consider a November 2015 survey by the Pew Research Center.
Effective nutrient management means saving money and the environment, a win-win
Every row tells a yield and nutrient uptake tale
Technology and products for irrigation
Iron, a vital element for crop production, is like some people—laced with contradictions.
Clash of the present for farming and urban sprawl
It’s no surprise to anyone in agriculture, but USDA expects 2015 net farm income to slide 38% from 2014’s $90.4 billion, thanks to low crop and livestock prices.
Ensure the water that’s left over from crop production doesn’t carry away nutrients
Agricultural news from the Farm Journal family
From king corn to rice, 2016 will give farmers a run for their money
Farm transition documents are finally official; the Moes start to implement 15-year plan
Combined seed and chemical company to grab more market share than any competitor
The Titan XD ups the ante to take a slice out of the heavier truck market
What does the interest rate hike mean for farmers?
A research breakthrough could stop a deadly porcine disease
At $1.1 trillion, the package receives mixed reviews
GLO-Roots opens path to stronger drought tolerance
Grit applicator fires weed-and-feed bullets
New technology in agriculture
LP gas technology expands across agriculture
Wild crop relatives are invaluable to the future of agriculture
Landlocked farmers find opportunity meeting growing demand
New seed treatments take new approaches to fighting stress
The simplicity of closing wheel systems on planters belies their importance.
Lubricants play a key role in making your equipment last
Advice for becoming a better leader in 2016.
After seven years and two presidential administrations, negotiators finished the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement in October 2015.
Riding a horse requires skill, especially if you’re on the pro rodeo circuit. Now imagine that task without the use of your legs.
November 2015 was track tractor month. In the days and weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, I saw quite a number of strong auction prices for good used track tractors.
Like most farmers, the bulk of your net worth is likely in the equity of your ground. But you might have discovered a “land rich” net worth, even a sizeable one, doesn’t assure banks will approve a loan renewal.
Making progress with estate or succession planning can often feel like one step forward, two steps back.
There are few legal things as exciting as the turn of the year. It’s a fresh start, a reset to zero, a hosing off of the gravy stains of yore.
Two decades ago, battery-powered tools first appeared on farms.
Listen up for your 2016 taxes: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has changed the rule governing the assets businesses must capitalize and depreciate.
Although predicting the future is always a risky exercise, making predictions about the direction of agricultural policy in 2016 is outright foolish.
As you read my first column of 2016, we’re entering into a seasonal time period of cash-flow sales. Regardless of the past, now is the time to get ready to navigate the road ahead.
New products and technology connected to crops
Preview of new machinery
Making bold, strategically sound moves is the mark of a healthy operation, and often those moves involve a great deal of growth.
Read about ideas farmers have designed to make their jobs easier