Stewardship arable offers - what’s involved?
Farmers Weekly With the online application window for the new Countryside Stewardship wildlife arable offer opening this week, Alice De Soer from the Central...
Opinion: 'Let them eat bacon,' says David Alvis
Farmers Weekly Embarrassing as it may be, I am something of a fan of “I’m a Celebrity, get me out of here!” Bizarrely, I never seem to tire of watching C-lis...
French farming to receive £4.4bn state injection
Farmers Weekly France is to launch a €5bn (£4.4bn) investment programme to “transform” its agricultural sector, with generational renewal and a boost for org...
United States Cattle on Feed Up 8%
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with ...
No shortage of moisture across much of the Corn Belt
Across the Corn Belt, a significant, late-winter flood is underway. Major flooding is affecting more than a dozen river gauges in southwestern Michigan and n...
The price of biofuel blending credits tumbled Friday on m...
The price of biofuel blending credits tumbled Friday on mounting speculation that the fight by independent oil refiners to change U.S. laws mandating the use...
USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue defended a proposal that woul...
USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue defended a proposal that would replace a portion of food stamp benefits with pre-assembled boxes of shelf-stable goods delivered ...
Like U.S. producers, British farmers are increasingly wor...
Like U.S. producers, British farmers are increasingly worried about a labor shortage.
2018 is the Year of the Tractor at Smithsonian Museum
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will mark 2018 as the Year of the Tractor ...
Deveron UAS Completes Investment For Drone Data Services
Deveron will provide farmers farm imagery services.
Farmer Focus: Spring barley varieties clash for top spot
Farmers Weekly I have now finalised my spring barley variety plans along with the associated seed orders and malting contracts.  With half of our cropped are...
10 things we learned from NFU conference
Farmers Weekly This week’s NFU conference was the biggest ever – bringing more than 1,500 delegates to the centre of Birmingham for two days that mixed...
Business Clinic: Tax bill on family farmland buy-out
Farmers Weekly Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Peter Griffiths, ...
Holmer Terra Felis 3 gets its first UK run-out
Farmers Weekly Holmer is looking to challenge Ropa’s dominant position in the UK for self-propelled beet loaders with a rival machine first unveiled at last ...
How to protect staff and produce at farmers markets
Farmers Weekly Keeping staff, food and customers safe is a priority when selling at farmers’ markets. NFU Mutual technical manager, Nathan Brew, highlights f...
Fat lamb prices increase £10 per head in a month
Farmers Weekly Higher prices brought fresh cheer to fat lamb finishing specialists this week as tight supplies gripped the global market. With the standard q...
Opinion: Talking is best remedy for mental illness
Farmers Weekly Farmers have cultured an image over generations. “Stoic”, “hard-working”, “independent” and “trustworthy” are words often used to describe far...
USDA's Ag Outlook Forum concluded Friday and Jerry Gulke,...
USDA's Ag Outlook Forum concluded Friday and Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group was listening online with the hope for new guidance or more soybean ac...
Active pattern to continue
During the next few days, heavy rain will maintain an acute risk of flooding, or potentially worsen existing flooding, in the mid-South and lower Midwest. Fi...
Gimme That GPS
We are in the business of providing marketing road maps. You are at point A and want to go to point B. There is a path to get you there, but also detours and...
President Donald Trump said he would consider rejoining t...
President Donald Trump said he would consider rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership if the U.S. could negotiate more favorable terms.
When crop insurance prices are set March 1, zero in on yo...
When crop insurance prices are set March 1, zero in on your marketing plans. If prices come in higher than expected aim for higher marketing goals, whereas i...
On-farm child safety checklist for parents
A checklist for parents to help safeguard their kids from injury on the farm has been released. The list, by the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agr...
President Trump appears to be leaning in favor of imposin...
President Trump appears to be leaning in favor of imposing the harshest tariffs possible on steel and aluminum imports. But there are fears of backlash again...
VIDEO: Markets Moment – February 23, 2018
Mike Raine, The Western Producer’s managing editor, monitors trends in the North American and global agricultural markets and leads our staff markets coverag...
Michigan ag director steps down for USDA job
  The director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture is leaving her post for a new position with the USDA. Jamie Clover Adams tells Brownfield she’s...
Cash fed cattle prices retreated $2 on the week, while fe...
Cash fed cattle prices retreated $2 on the week, while feeder cattle prices were mixed.
Agreement with India reached over pulse fumigation
WINNIPEG — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reached an agreement with the Indian government over pulse fumigation issues during his state visit to ...
Soybeans up on continued commercial support
  Soybeans were modestly higher on commercial and technical buying. Forecasts for Argentina and parts of southern Brazil generally remain dry, while the...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its ex...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its expectations for 2018 and beyond at its annual outlook forum in Washington D.C. earlier this week.​
Flood risk low in Manitoba
Late winter in Manitoba is normally the time when government officials worry about spring flooding and hold meetings on how many sandbags to order. Not this ...
Missouri FFA Proficiency Award Judging
Brownfield’s Shannon Yokley will participate in the Missouri FFA Proficiency Award Judging in Jefferson City  on March 22,2018. Continue reading Missouri FFA...
Cattle placements up 4% on year
  Placements of cattle into U.S. feedlots have increased for the 11th month in a row. The USDA says placements during January 2018 were up 4% on the yea...
It's a USDA Cattle on Feed Report day on AgriTalk After t...
It's a USDA Cattle on Feed Report day on AgriTalk After the Bell. Host Chip Flory talks about the report with Brian Basting of Advanced trading. ATB Newsman ...
Manitoba winter wheat group makes changes to cut costs
In the fall of 2013, farmers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan seeded more than 900,000 acres of winter wheat. Since then acres have steadily dropped, hitting 400...
Cattle futures mixed ahead of on feed numbers
  Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mixed on spread trade, end of the week consolidation, and position squaring ahead of the USDAR...
CME dairy prices down to end the week
The dairy markets finished the week mostly down at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.   Class Three milk for February was down $.04 at $13.42.  March was down ...
Feb 18 Cattle on Feed and Cold Storage Recap
Feb 18 Cattle on Feed and Cold Storage Recap
Cattle on feed numbers increased 8% during January.
Cattle on feed numbers increased 8% during January.
Paul Georgy of Allendale, Inc. and Shawn Hackett of Hacke...
Paul Georgy of Allendale, Inc. and Shawn Hackett of Hackett Financial Advisors talk markets with U.S. Farm Report host Tyne Morgan.
On Feb. 22, AgFunder announced the first three startups i...
On Feb. 22, AgFunder announced the first three startups in its portfolio and over the next few months will be ramping up its investment pace to one or two in...
Missy Bauer of BM Crop Consulting is breaking down the pl...
Missy Bauer of BM Crop Consulting is breaking down the planter on Farm Journal College TV.
The U.S. Drought Monitor has been released.
The U.S. Drought Monitor has been released.
Pete's Pick of the Week: 1991 John Deere 4455 In Missouri
This tractor sold at a farm auction on Tuesday.
AgriTalk host Chip Flory catches up with a diverse group ...
AgriTalk host Chip Flory catches up with a diverse group of experts for the Friday Free For All: Iowa farmer Pam Johnson, Roger Bernard with Informa Economic...
USDA looked into its crystal ball this week and released ...
USDA looked into its crystal ball this week and released its first round of numbers for many key forecasts for agriculture in 2018.
Winter manure applications in Michigan can be very benefi...
Winter manure applications in Michigan can be very beneficial for farmers and the environment if managed to reduce risk of runoff.
Progress for Canadian Pulses in India
Pulses were high on the agenda during bilateral discussions between the Prime Minister of India and the Prime Minister of Canada earlier today. The two gover...
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