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  • Indiana Corn Yields Jump 10.6%, Strong Soybeans Surprise Scouts
    On the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour, scouts in Indiana say that the numbers could go higher in the weeks to come, depending on the weather.
  • Crop Tour a Rare Opportunity
    Farm Journal's Pam Fretwell talks with Pro Farmer's Chuck Roth about the crop tour and what a rare opportunity it presents.
  • Farm Debt at Banks Might Reach New Record
    Farmers are borrowing more money—both crop and livestock producers but for vastly different reason.
  • Drones-What Should You Keep In Mind
    Jim Love is a Farm Business Advisor with Becks and is enjoying his job a lot especially when it comes to talking with farmers about drones.
  • Illinois Crops Crush Competition
    From the 2014 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour, corn yield surges 15.5% compared to last year; soybean pod counts jump 16.4%.
  • Gearing Up for Illinois' Results
    Pam Fretwell with Farm Journal Radio discusses day three of the crop tour with Pro Farmer general manager and vice president Chuck Roth.
  • Some Disappointing Numbers But Still Darn Good
    Reporting from the Eastern Leg, they’ve seen big crowds on days one and two and some good numbers, too. What will the rest of the tour bring?
  • GEA Breaks Ground for 72-stall Rotary Robot
    The new rotary robotic system will be a first for North America, and the largest in the world.
  • Who Owns Your Data?
    Scott Beck of Beck Seeds talks with Pam Fretwell about a project they partnered with Kinzie on for a multi hybrid planter that Kinzie has out and also about who owns their growers data.
  • AgWeb Radio: Weekly Dairy Market Wrap 8-15-14
    Robin Schmahl, Hedge and Marketing Specialist with AgDairy, says good gains in Class III futures. Cheese blocks and barrels were higher. Butter set a new record high. Milk production is expected to increase both this year and next. Milk prices are increasing and demand is good.
  • Kentucky Farmers Always Learning and Striving to Be Better
    Roger Winstead and Jerry Dunville have been to every Corn College since it began. And they say they have made a lot of changes on their farms and still have a way to go.
  • Pro Farmer Crop Tour Goes High Tech
    Chip Flory talks with FJ Pam Fretwell about this years Pro Farmer Crop Tour and the new app that scouts will have.
  • Dairy on AgriTalk: Russia’s Dairy Ban
    Dairy Today’s Jim Dickrell discusses how Russia’s ban on U.S. and EU dairy products could impact world markets.
  • AgWeb Radio: Weekly Dairy Market Wrap 8-8-14
    Robin Schmahl, Hedge and Marketing Specialist with AgDairy says we saw a decline in futures this week. Grade A dropped 11cents this week. Russia put a ban on milk products which could affect the US competition with other countries. World dairy auction decreased 8%.

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GEA Breaks Ground for 72-stall Rotary Robot

It will be the largest rotary robotic milking system in the world, and a first for North America.


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