This month's cover story:

Come Hail or High Water

Risk manager defies weather with irrigation tech and diverse crops


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    9/3/2015 12:00:00 PM

    Use multiple forecasts on different timeframes for strategic planning

  • Bringing Home The Bacon: Top 10 Pork Producing States 9/3/2015 11:08:00 AM

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  • How Consumers Feel About Sustainability 9/2/2015 4:32:00 PM

    Ask a thousand people how they feel about sustainability, and you’ll probably get a thousand unique responses. For the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance, that’s okay – they just want to make sure farmers are a part of the conversation. 

  • Three Corn Yield Estimates: 168.8, 164.3, 167.1 9/2/2015 12:00:00 PM

    When savvy patients get a diagnosis from their doctor, they often seek out a second opinion. This year’s corn crop goes one step further – getting three separate, broad diagnoses.

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    “Farmland has always been a valuable resource, but what we see in most recent TOTAL results is the emergence of farmland as a future investment.” 

  • The Tornado Tore Down, but CLAAS Rebuilds 8/31/2015 4:38:00 PM

    Tornadoes are one of nature’s most violent offenders, and anytime one touches down, there are usually property rebuilding decisions to be made soon after. Do you walk away, or do you rally together and rebuild?

  • Three Ways Farm Management Will Change 8/31/2015 12:00:00 PM

    Heightened lending restrictions , the need for deep management expertise and increased supply chain scrutiny will force farms to adapt or leave the ranks of top ag operators.

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