Free advice sessions for CSS farm applicants
Farmers Weekly Farmers wanting to join the mid-tier Countryside Stewardship Scheme (CSS) can book a free one-to-one session with an adviser who will help to ...
Barbers milk price unmoved for July
Farmers Weekly The world’s oldest cheddar cheesemaker, AJ & RJ Barbers is holding its manufacturing litre milk price for July, which pays 29.91p/litre at...
Crop Watch: Rain eases crop stress but disease clings on
Farmers Weekly The recent rain has brought a halt to declining yield potential from drought, with growers swinging into action this week to protect cereals f...
National Corn Plantings Near Completion
Grain markets are lower as traders weigh crop progress numbers against weather forecasts. Outside markets look to this morning's New Home Sales report, as we...
Dairy producers urged to record beef sire on passports
Farmers Weekly Genetics in dairy-bred beef are improving rapidly but developments across the wider sector are being held back by producers who fail to record...
'Targeted badger cull needed to tackle TB in Wales'
Farmers Weekly A Welsh government proposal to start targeted badger removal is needed for herds with persistent outbreaks of TB, a new national assembly repo...
Market Commodities Proactively With Naomi Blohm
Take time each week to sit down, think about what the markets are doing and lay out scenarios that could send commodity prices higher or lower, says Naomi Bl...
100 sheep stolen from Yorkshire moor
Farmers Weekly Police are appealing for information after a large number of sheep were stolen from moorland near Ingleton, North Yorkshire. About 100 hog hor...
Tenant farmer wins eviction battle against Essex hunt
Farmers Weekly An Essex hunt is facing a substantial damages and legal costs bill after turfing a farmer off land his family had tended for generations. Tere...
Lemahnya Permintaan Pasar Global, Picu Turunnya Ekspor Mi...
SIARAN PERS Gabungan Pengusaha Kelapa Sawit Indonesia (GAPKI) Lemahnya Permintaan Pasar Global, Picu Turunnya Ekspor Minyak Sawit Indonesia Ekspor minyak... ...
14 top tips to improve number of piglets per sow
Farmers Weekly Pig farmer David Goodier of Greenhalgh, Preston, who farms in partnership with his dad Leonard, started focusing on pre-weaning mortality when...
Claydon launches inter-row weeder for band-sown crops
Farmers Weekly Direct drill specialist Claydon has launched an inter-row surface cultivator for crops established with its strip-till drills, in a move it cl...
Farmer Focus: Interacting with farming people worldwide
Farmers Weekly Here at Valetta the harvest is done and for someone who loves harvest, I sure was pleased to see the end of this one. The germination tests fo...
First-cut silage results show poor energy levels
Farmers Weekly Livestock producers will need to invest wisely in aftercut nutrition to balance disappointing sugar and protein levels seen in first-cut silag...
Research shows genetic traits worth more than £360 an animal
Farmers Weekly Research into genetic traits has revealed potential financial benefits worth more than £360 an animal, according to the British Limousin Cattl...
Drone training course aims to keep farmers legal
Farmers Weekly With the use of drones becoming more common place throughout agriculture, retailer DronesDirect.co.uk has launched a training course specifica...
China Spins a Worldwide Web of Food From Mozambique to Mi...
As China's government sets up farms in developing countries, the nation's food companies are scouring the world for premium products.
Get your farming-themed cake photos published in FW
Farmers Weekly Never mind The Great British Bake Off contestants, Farmers Weekly readers are fantastic bakers and many have the photos to prove it. So weR...
Nebraska ag land valuations show a slight decrease
Property valuations on Nebraska ag land dropped slightly this year, according to a report from the state Department of Revenue. The drop of .15 percent state...
First Iowa corn rating released
The first condition rating of the season for Iowa’s corn crop puts the crop at 12 percent excellent, 63 percent good, 22 percent fair and 3 percent poor to v...
Last week’s rains slowed Nebraska’s planting progress
Frequent and sometimes heavy rains slowed Nebraska’s spring planting progress last week. But corn and soybean planting numbers still remain close to their fi...
One Chance to Grow 'em Right
The goal is to have well-grown heifers become life-long top performers.
Recovering Lost Genetic Diversity in Holsteins is Focus o...
Intense genetic selection can have an unintended side effect — the loss of genetic diversity.  
Farm Bureau takes tax reform priorities to Congress
American Farm Bureau (AFBF) is making Congress aware of its tax reform priorities. Tax policy specialist Pat Wolff says AFBF submitted testimony to the House...
Minnesota corn and soybean planting still ahead of normal
Despite less than three days suitable for fieldwork last week in Minnesota, corn and soybean planting remain ahead of normal. The USDA says 94 percent of the...
Funds Contently Bearish on CBOT Grains with Growing Seaso...
Grain and oilseed speculators have not received bullish news with staying power in at least three months now resulting in a huge buildup of short positions, ...
Business Matters: Keep One Eye on the Budget
As we cruise into the growing season, it’s difficult to think about anything other than planting. 
Illinois planting could go to third round
East Central Illinois farmer Jeremy Wolf does not anticipate being able to do field work for much of this week, but he’s done plenty to this point. “We’ve re...
Ohio unveils two new nutrient management tools
The Ohio Department of Ag has launched two new nutrient management tools to help improve water quality. David Daniels, director of the Ohio Department of Agr...
Corn higher, watching planting weather
Soybeans were higher on commercial and technical buying, along with spillover from the outside markets. Demand is solid and U.S. beans are competitively pric...
China presents big opportunities for US beef producers
A livestock market specialist says China presents both short and long term opportunities for US beef producers. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says onc...
Rough weather slows Wisconsin fieldwork again
Rain and severe weather hindered Wisconsin farmers again last week. Three days of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms brought wind damage and up to 12 more in...
Cattle futures supported by boxed beef
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were higher, supported by technical buying, the higher midday boxed beef, and the generally smaller than a we...
Surf's Up! (In Nebraska?)
When farmers get rained out of fieldwork, sometimes they use that extra time creatively, like Nebraska farmer Quentin Connealy. Armed with a wakeboard, a rop...
Youth Farm Labor: Do You Know the Rules?
School’s out (or soon to be out), and young people in your community may be soon asking for a summer job. It’s a great opportunity for a young pe...
Machinery Pete: Equipment Warranties Add Resale Value
Machinery Pete says sales of sprayers continue to impress him, but it's a similar story with quality machines. “Good used equipment has been in dem...
Why Greenhouse Gas Emissions Matter To Farms
Food companies and other companies will look for a majority of their emissions savings from their supply chains.
Grain Rally Fizzles
Complex World of Border Trade: Cattle Go North, Meat South
Complex world of border trade: Cattle go north, meat south
Analyst Wants to See Bearish News, Bullish Reaction
As we start a new week, Bob Utterback and Jim Bower explain what they're watching in the markets.
Elanco Seeks Injunction to Stop rBST Ads
Claims Arla USA ads deceptive and misleading    
U.S. Corn Fields Turn Into Lakes as Spring Deluge Floods ...
Parts of region got double amount of normal rainfall recently.
Feedyard Frenzy: Profits Top $500 Per Head
When U.S. Farm Report visited Hartley Feeders in 2015, the picture wasn't as green. Sterling Profit Tracker showed in October 2015, feedyards were losing...
China Pushes Public to Accept GMO as Syngenta Takeover Nears
National poll in June tests view on genetically modified crops.
More Farmers Turn to H-2A Program in First Months of Trum...
New data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows farmers sought more workers through the H-2A visa program in the first months of the Trump presidency.
The Worst Might Be Over
Look for $17 Class III prices by fall, say Wisconsin dairy economists Bob Cropp and Mark Stephenson.     
TPP Offered Better Access to Canada
Multi-country deal would have put U.S. in stronger negotiating position    
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