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Young Pigs
10:18AM Aug 19, 2019

Calcium-to-Phosphorus Ratio Established for 11-to-22-kg Pigs

Lauren Quinn
AgWeb Contributor
The amount of calcium in pig diets must be calculated precisely. Too much can decrease phosphorus digestibility and feed intake, leading to lower weight gain in pigs.
09:30AM May 22, 2019

I-80 Planting Tour IL: 82-Yr-Old Farmer Says Spring Compares To ‘09

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
Over the last 8 weeks, AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben has followed planting progress, or lack thereof, for our I-80 Planting Tour. She talks with Allen W. Hoffman, a farmer
13:00PM Apr 26, 2019

From the Basketball Court to the Show Ring

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
National Junior Swine Association's secretary, Adrian Austin, says turning her focus to FFA in high school was a pivotal decision in her life, opening the doors to greater involvement in
16:30PM Apr 09, 2019

Weekly Outlook Dives Into Corn and Soybean Export Potential

AgWeb Guest Editor
AgWeb Contributor
As the U.S. administration continues to negotiate a trade deal with China, the prospect of a resolution looms larger for corn and soybean export potential in 2019.
19:07PM Apr 01, 2019

Telling Agriculture’s Story One Hat at a Time

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
Farmers wear a lot of hats – literally and figuratively. Nearly four years ago, Illinois pig farmer Kent Blunier, decided there were too many people who didn’t understand agriculture and
02:45AM Mar 26, 2019

U.S. Farmers' Field of Dreams Is Soaked

Bloomberg
Wire Service
Just when it looked like the trade-war pain would ease, flooding across the Midwest has done billions of dollars in damage.
21:45PM Mar 25, 2019

U.S. Farmers' Field of Dreams Is Soaked

Bloomberg
Wire Service
Just when it looked like the trade-war pain would ease, flooding across the Midwest has done billions of dollars in damage.