U.S. Farm Report
Take advantage of the many free apps and internet-based tools available today, advises Dino Giacomazzi, a dairy producer in Hanford, Calif. He'll speak at the 2017 Tomorrow's Top Producer conference July 20-21 in Nashville.
Plan your cash uses during the profitable times in preparation for the tough times, advises Farmer Mac's Curt Covington. He'll speak at the 2017 Tomorrow's Top Producer conference July 20-21 in Nashville.
Lauren Neale is a producer from McMinnville, Tenn., who is focused on developing the marketing strategy for her family's vertically integrated cattle business.
Brother-and-sister co-managers Doug and Tammy Wiedenbeck of Lancaster, Wis., raise cattle, corn, soybeans, oats and alfalfa.
Read the runner-up letter in Top Producer's Letter to the Editor Contest. The author, Emily Hanlin, is a rhetoric and public communication student at Northern Illinois University.
Read the winning letter in Top Producer's Letter to the Editor Contest. The author, Alyssa Rockers, is an agricultural communications student at Missouri State University.
New soybean option provides differentiation and market premiums
New wearable technologies for dairy cows monitor individual animal activity to improve farm management and performance.
One of the challenges in coming up with a value for standing hay is the lack of established market price information like corn and soybeans.