AgWeb’s discussion boards are a digital “watering hole” just for farmers. From grain market and agronomic advice to politics and just joking around, see what discussions are already heating up or start your own. There’s a little something for everyone.
Trending Topics on the Discussion Boards
To Till or Not to Till?
That is the question. Farmers discuss the benefits and virtues of various tillage practices versus no-till. The conversation meanders into other equally important soil topics, including cover crops and overall soil health.
Show Me the Money Challenge
A reader threw down the following gauntlet: “Put up a detailed plan of expenses and income for this year’s crop, including all expenses related to growing it, and how you arrive at your profit or loss potential claims.” See the responses and compare your numbers.
Lots of Oil
Oil prices are down big from a year ago. But is the news all good? Farmers discuss current energy prices and speculate on future trends as they budget for the 2015 season. One reader says the price of crude oil doesn’t really even matter—find out why.
AgWeb readers work hard, but they play hard, too. The boards tend to lean heavier toward NCAA football and basketball, but any sport is fair game (pun intended). Did you have a favorite Super Bowl commercial or a strong opinion on “Deflategate”? You’ll want to stop by “The Lounge” and catch up.
Winter is finally behind us. Follow farmers as they share about how they fared during the past few months.
Lower fuel prices mean farmers can stretch their dollar at the pump, but what does it mean for other sectors of the U.S. economy?