Harvest is off to a slow start

A Channel seedsman says harvest in parts of Indiana is off to a much slower start than normal. Elizabeth Pfaff says combines are just starting to roll, and variability is […]

Stop white mold from spreading in 2024

A soybean educator is encouraging farmers to track where white mold outbreaks are occurring this fall. Michigan State University Extension’s Mike Staton tells Brownfield changes to tillage and crop rotation […]

USA Rice meets with Cuban officials

Farmer leaders with the USA Rice Federation say recent meetings with Cuban leaders are encouraging. Arkansas farmer Mark Isbell says increased trade would benefit American growers and create more private […]

Hog futures up ahead of USDA’s quarterly numbers

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mostly lower and feeders were lower watching direct business develop.  Feeders had additional pressure from the higher move in corn.  October live […]

U.S. Senate most likely to stop a shutdown

The head of the National Council of Farmers Cooperative says he’s keeping a close eye on what’s happening in Congress as the deadline to fund the federal government nears.  Chuck […]

Soybeans, corn up ahead of quarterly numbers

Soybeans were modestly higher on short covering and technical buying. Beans continued to bounce off Monday’s lows, watching U.S. harvest activity and yield results. Anecdotal numbers have been a little […]