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Bullish with Caution
Poll results from the recent Ag Executive Forum.
A Million Things to See
Inside the 47th National Farm Machinery Show.
Challenges to current Bt technology are an evolving problem.
Farmers Face Dry Fields
Lack of snowfall has some wishing for spring rains.
A Game Plan to Profit
Bob Utterback's marketing strategies for selling 2012 and 2013 crops.
Bump Up the Nutrients
Biosolids yield greener corn and pocketbooks.
Sod to Soybean Considerations
Don’t be fooled for top yields.
Upgrade Your Fleet
Use precision technology to maximize aging equipment.
Where machinery is manufactured as well as exhibited.
Pay the Piper
Invest in strategies that prevent weeds in cotton.
The Race to Solve Rust
Fungal disease Ug99 threatens cereals worldwide.
7 Revolutions Ahead
Buckle up—here’s what you can expect by 2030.
Upper Mississippi’s lock-and-dam decision dilemma.
Plan today to ensure your care is covered.
EPA review begins anew for weed-control standard.
In the Zone
Starter fertilizer supports early season cotton growth.
It's a Different World
Global markets work both ways. Here’s a look at what that means for U.S. producers and future exports.
'You're a Bacon Farmer?'
Pork producers in Ohio embrace a new label.
Start Slow, Finish Strong
Early management decisions set the stage for yield.
Guest Commentary: Protect the Future of Agriculture
The government is trying to tell farmers and ranchers that it knows what’s best for your children.
Editor's Notebook: Time for a Bit of Coffee Shop Talk
Here are several nuggets that make interesting coffee shop talk. If you have more, chime in on our discussion boards.
In the Shop: Bustin' Bolts
Understanding how a nut or bolt is “frozen” is the first step to getting it loose.
High-Yield Wheat: Protect Yield Potential
A comprehensive and balanced fertility program is essential to create high wheat yields.
Outlook: Position Your Operation
The U.S. has been blessed in almost all areas to become the superpower it is today. Where to next?
John's World: The Importance of Face Time
Analog time is a pie chart of where our minutes go, not just another numerical data stream.
Farmers meet in Mississippi for Corn College.
Dial In Down Pressure
Correct down pressure is critical to perfect stands.
I Built the Best
Tracked lime rig and nurse trailer assure applications are made, even if nature isn’t cooperating.
The Final Touch
Demonstration plots to examine new closing systems.
10 Rules for Refuges
Refuge management will help your hybrids work effectively and keep you in compliance with regulators.
USDA Production Expectations
USDA rolled out its projections for the year ahead at the Agricultural Outlook Forum in late February.
Tailgate Talk: Brazilian Agriculture Up Close
For five days in mid-February, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie and Machinery Editor Margy Fischer joined soybean yield record holder Kip Cullers on a trip to Brazil.
New Manure Manager
Spreading manure is a dirty business that’s about to get better for farmers, according to SFP, the fertilizer additive company.
Insecticide Receives Formula Upgrade
Vulcan insecticide has received approval by the Environmental Protection Agency for its new chlorpyrifos formulation, labeled for corn, soybeans, wheat and other crops.
New Drought-Tolerant Hybrids to Be Tested on Farms
U.S. farmers across the Western Great Plains will be the first to plant Monsanto Company’s newest drought-tolerant corn system this spring as part of on-farm trials.
"I'll Trade Two Phosphorus for Three Carbs"
To understand more about P uptake by plants, an international team of researchers observed interactions between three types of soilborne fungus and a legume related to alfalfa.
USDA Studies Tree Migration
The USDA Forest Service wants to learn what might be occurring—or not—to forest stands due to changing weather trends.
Super Soybeans for Whitetail Deer
Corn and soybeans might be the staple money crops in the Midwest, but they also produce big whitetail deer and trophy antlers.
New Cotton Varieties Announced
Bayer CropScience offers two new cotton seed varieties for 2012.
Herbicide Offers Double Benefits
Display herbicide is available for the 2012 growing season and can be used in two ways.
Identification System Eliminates Manual Tagging
To help cotton growers capture, store and retrieve information on their crop for use by the gin, John Deere has introduced Harvest Identification, Cotton.
Huskie Complete offers spring, winter and durum wheat growers postemergence control of grass and broadleaf weeds, even those resisting acetolactate synthase, Oxen and glyphosate chemistries.
Three New Guides Aid in Disease Identification and Management
Each guide includes numerous photos to aid in identification and to differentiate between diseases.
Farm Bill Finish Line Still Uncertain
Lawmakers are focused on finalizing a new farm bill in 2012, but even with nine months left in the year there’s an alarming amount of work to be done.
$100 Ideas: In a Tight Spot
Amid the hustle and bustle of planting season, Kristin Gall of New Cambria, Mo., was thrilled to find a strong, reliable and inexpensive way to replace the hydraulic hoses that string through his planter frame.
Guard for Consistency
The Valion seed tube guard creates a properly shaped furrow that’s wide enough to get the seeds to the bottom, and offers more planting depth control.
Joker Tillage Technology
Horsch Anderson introduces the Joker, a high-speed, versatile tillage tool designed for residue mixing, field conditioning, seedbed preparation and fertilizer incorporation.
Integrated Bale Spears
To better handle large square bales, Worksaver introduces the ELB-330 and ELB-340 front loader bale spears.
Utility Tractor Lineup Expands
Three models have been added to the John Deere 6R Series.
Delayed Wheat Crops Benefit from Spring-Applied Nitrogen
If your winter wheat crop got off to a slow start this past fall because of poor weather conditions, there is still time for you to improve its performance.
Watch Our Precision Agriculture Recorded Webinars
Catch up with the four sessions that provided take-home information and tips for using precision technology.
Snapshot of Global Agriculture
Use this interactive graphic to learn more about crop production around the world.
What You Must Know About Phosphorus
The Revolutionary Trends of the Future
In exploring the world of 2030, these seven areas of change have been identified to be "revolutionary":
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