I-80 Harvest Tour

Join AgDay as we travel the Interstate 80 corridor to check on our nation's harvest progress. National reporter Betsy Jibben will check in on five key states, from Ohio to Nebraska, to see how harvest is going and what the yield monitors are saying.

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  • Soybean Conditions Improve Slightly, Corn Stays Steady

    08/21/2017 03:37 PM

    Overall, the national soybean rating gained a point to 60% good-excellent. 

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    Machinery Markets Keeping Watchful Gaze on Crop Tour Findings
    08/21/2017 03:36 PM

    Not only are the markets keeping a close eye on the Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour, Machinery Pete is as well.

  • California Tightens Rules on Chlorpyrifos
    08/21/2017 03:14 PM

    California is tightening the strictest rules in the nation on a pesticide that is popular with farmers over new health concerns, officials said Friday.

    Farmers use chlorpyrifos to kill pests that attack a wide variety of crops like grapes, almonds and cotton grown in California, the nation's agricultural leader, as well as across the country.

  • Most Farmers Have Cleaned Out Their Bins
    08/21/2017 03:00 PM

    Farm Journal Pulse shows farmers don't have much old-crop corn.

  • Crop Tour Day 1: Variability at Every Stop
    08/21/2017 02:20 PM

    Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour scouts are visiting Ohio, Indiana, South Dakota and Nebraska to estimate yields for each state. Early season weather, issues at pollination and other challenges have led to extreme variability in corn and moderate variability in soybeans.

  • Alabama Farm Boy Takes Over as Forest Service Chief
    08/21/2017 12:50 PM

    Today, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that Tony Tooke will become the new Chief of the U.S. Forest Service.

    Tooke, who grew up on a 200-acre farm outside Detroit, Ala., has been with the Forest Service since he was 18.