Farmers in Illinois are optimistic as they near the finish line for harvest. Good weather and better yields keep spirits high as farmers trudge forward in the combines.
To say Frank and Alison Howey have faced a tough growing season this year is a huge understatement. Their row crop operation experienced extremely dry conditions this summer—then Hurricane Florence stormed in.
Tribine Harvester has named James Shurts as its new chief operating officer.
Organic production jumped by 2% to an estimated 6.5 million harvested acres in 2018. In addition, the number of organic farms increased 3% to a total of 17,648 in the U.S. alone.
While weeds occasionally dodge herbicides—can they avoid robots? University of Illinois researchers are using a USDA grant to find out.
Two more vessels loaded with U.S. soybeans have departed for China, signaling that buyers may be getting more desperate for supplies amid the prolonged trade war between the nations.
The first trial alleging dicamba-based herbicides caused widespread damage after drifting across fields will start next year, according to Reuters. The case is a multidistrict litigation.