“Cherish your memories through film.” Many of us have happy memories which we might be able to picture in our minds, but what if those happy times were recorded in an actual video which we could play and share? Today we’ll meet a young entrepreneur who is capturing and preserving those happ…
Data trials aren’t a new thing for farmers. Many producers will plant test plots in sections of their farms to test the soil, a plant hybrid and many other small details that will affect crop yields. However, not all soil is created equal.
Feeding the future is no small task for any organization, let alone a new foundation less than two years old, but the South Dakota Agricultural Foundation leaders believe they are making the first step.
DES MOINES — If there is anything former U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture agree on, it is that separating food programs from farm programs in legislation is a terrible idea.
What if you could capture the fertilizer that washed away with the rain and reuse it on your field?
BILLINGS, Mont. – Using the farming practices available today, we would have to raise more than 2 billion more cattle and water buffalo and use 43 percent more grazing forage and water by 2050. That’s according to Bruce Hoffman, director of global cattle vaccine for Elanco Animal Health, who…
Before the U.S. Department of Agriculture started surveying farmers about their chemical use, misinformation caused the apple industry to lose some major business.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. — On occasion, Ron Krausz has considered plowing up the long-term no-till plot here. After all, how much more knowledge can be gleaned after nearly five decades of research?
Before the season started, some calf market analysts and auction barn owners expected lower prices, but thanks to some supporting factors, cattle producers are enjoying a fruitful calf market right now.
GENESEO, Ill. — When Henry County farmer Todd VerHeecke decided to start using cover crops five years ago, his motivation was both economic and environmental.
Hay may be more valuable this winter than in recent winters.
Montana experienced cooler temperatures along with slight moisture throughout most of the state, for the week ending Oct. 2, according to the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.
Columbia Grain Inc., officials held a ground-breaking ceremony Sept. 20 for a new pulse processing facility to be constructed alongside its shuttle loading station in Plentywood, Mont.
Most harvest activities were either slowed or halted due to cool, wet conditions for the week ending Oct. 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
As farmers in the Upper Midwest make their way through fall harvest this year, they’ll be storing a lot more corn than they were a year ago.
Grain quality is important when it comes to making feed for Japanese livestock, and feed company representative Masayuki Kubo was pleased to see that South Dakota farmers and ag companies are handling the grain they export to Japan with the utmost care.
After years of trying to improve beef cattle, have we made enough progress yet?
A merger two years in the making has been finalized. North Central Farmers Elevator and South Dakota Wheat Growers members voted to merge at the end of September.
Central South Dakota crop watcher Larry Nielson is getting his time getting started on harvest.
It is probably a longshot, but at least one congressional candidate is suggesting funding to keep the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture afloat could come from the next federal farm bill instead of from the next state legislative session.
Harvest time means long hours in the field and on the road. With modern, comfortable cabs and lighting on equipment, a person can work all day and long into the night if the weather holds out.
STILLWATER, Okla. – John Patrick Lopez is the chief operating officer for Lopez Foods in Oklahoma City.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Sen. Chuck Grassley said there still is time to prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from implementing changes in the Renewable Fuel Standard that could do “severe harm” to the biofuels industry.