Alistair MacDonald, William Mauldin and Ann M. Simmons reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “Russia is open to easing its blockade of Ukraine’s ports along the Black Sea if sanctions on Moscow are lifted, a Russian official said Wednesday,...
The May 2022 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents and discusses USDA's initial 2022/23 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. The associated tables also include the latest U.S. textile and apparel trade data. To view the complete report,...
The American Soybean Association is excited to share soy's 2023 Farm Bill priorities . As the House and Senate Agriculture Committees lay the foundation for this pivotal legislation, ASA hopes its initial priorities list will provide insight and...
Cover crops are an increasingly popular management practice that farmers use to provide seasonal living cover between their primary commodity cash crops. Farmers often plant cover crops in the fall to provide winter cover for soil that otherwise would...
Mother Nature has a major impact on the corn crop in its early vegetative growth stages, but there are still steps farmers can take to improve plant health and yield potential, says Dan Mitchell, an LG Seeds agronomist in...
U.S. corn and soybean planting moved closer to normal last week. Activity got off to a slow start in many areas this year due to cool, wet weather and while conditions still haven't been ideal overall in parts of...
CNH Industrial has acquired Specialty Enterprises LLC (Specialty), North America's largest manufacturer of premium aluminum spray booms for agricultural applications. Specialty, which operates one manufacturing facility in Wautoma, Wisconsin, has been a supplier to Case IH since 2020. The direct...
The American Soybean Association (ASA) recently led an analysis of federal conservation programs to determine which programs were the most beneficial to farmers and led to greater adoption of conservation practices. The economic analysis showed that the Environmental Quality...
Over the span of just a few years, in-season fungicide applications have gone from a mostly new practice to a trusted component of many farmers' management systems. Research results and grower experience have demonstrated that fungicides can be effective...
Donnelle Eller reported on the front page of today’s Des Moines Register that, “This year’s planting season is about as unusual as Blake Reynolds can recall: Snow, rain and cold meant he started planting corn and soybeans this year in mid-May, about when...
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