Allis Chalmers 6080 Tractor Sold for Record Price Yesterday
1982 Allis Chalmers 6080 2WD tractor with 800 hours sold for record tying auction sale price yesterday on a farm sale in Castalia, IA on a sale by Sweeney Au...
"Piece of Cake!"
Never assume any repair will be a "piece of cake."
Clock is ticking for Johne’s veterinary declarations
Farmers Weekly Farmers still to sign Johne’s Action initiative declaration forms must act fast to hit the looming 31 October deadline. Signed National Johne’...
Suzuki KingQuad gets new steering, frame and suspension
Farmers Weekly New features said to make the Suzuki KingQuad LT-A500X more productive and more comfortable to ride mirror those introduced with the latest ve...
A cooler, more active pattern underway
    Across the Corn Belt, cool, breezy weather prevails. Significant lowland flooding persists in parts of the upper Midwest, particularly in northwestern Io...
A change in weather underway
Heavy rain falling across the south-central U.S. will spread eastward, reaching the central and southern Appalachians during the weekend. Storm-total rainfal...
Farming Through Cancer's Curveball
In my role, I have the extreme honor of meeting some amazing people. Two such farmers are Joanna and Craig Carraway from Murray, Ky.
Farm census reveals sharp rises and falls within sectors
Farmers Weekly Defra’s annual survey of agricultural holdings in England has highlighted the continuing swing away from winter-sown barley, a marked rise in ...
Rural backlash as Welsh nature agency moves to ban pheasa...
Farmers Weekly Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has been accused of bowing to pressure from the Welsh government and animal rights campaigners in banning pheasa...
SRUC overhaul includes £35m Barony investment
Farmers Weekly A structural overhaul has been announced by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) that will include a £35m investment in its Barony site and withdra...
High-hour horsepower: John Deere 2850 clocks 21,000 hours
Farmers Weekly Try as we might to populate our high-hour tractor series with a range of makes and models, there’s one brand that keeps rearing its head – Joh...
Farmer Focus: OSR suffers unprecedented flea beetle attack
Farmers Weekly Im trying to put a positive spin on things, but its hard. The complete lack of measurable rain led to a less than average harvest. Spring-sown...
4 food trends that will affect farming
Farmers Weekly Changing consumer trends and developments in the food chain could have a big influence on the future marketplace for farm produce. 1. Successi...
Pro Farmer Washington analyst Jim Wiesemeyer found the ne...
Pro Farmer Washington analyst Jim Wiesemeyer found the news buried in the noise in an exclusive interview with House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX).
China discovering more than a dozen outbreaks of African ...
China discovering more than a dozen outbreaks of African Swine Fever in its herd since August. It’s putting the U.S. hog industry on high alert.
Farm management specialist: MFP payments will relieve cas...
A farm business expert says the USDA Market Facilitation Program payment is an unplanned injection of cash.  Iowa State University farm management specialist...
Perdue to view NC ag damages Monday
Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue will travel to North Carolina Monday to survey agricultural damages from Hurricane Florence. The USDA says Perdue was invited by No...
The grain markets are finally showcasing some positive ne...
The grain markets are finally showcasing some positive news. These upswings are occurring when prices historically sale south. Could a bottom be corn and soy...
Hog futures pressured by supply concerns
At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures ended the day higher ahead of widespread direct business in advance of Friday’s Cattle on Feed report. Oct...
Thursday winds cause lodging in SE Minnesota corn fields
An extension crops educator who toured storm-damaged southeastern Minnesota says strong winds caused heavy lodging in corn fields. Dave Nicolai with the Univ...
AG TIME ASF ITS EXPANDING by John Walsh
We could conceivably get into a scenario where the bean demand goes up a bit while protein demand declines. Rallies in beans are an opportunity in my opinion...
Heavy rain delays South Dakota harvest
Southeastern South Dakota farmer Dave Poppens looks forward to harvest but will have a longer wait on his farm near Sioux Falls. “We’ve had about six inches ...
Thursday storms ravage southeast Minnesota
A southeast Minnesota farmer says he was lucky to avoid major damage from storms Thursday night, but others weren’t so fortunate. Les Anderson of Red Wing te...
While cotton prices are holding their own at 80 cents per...
While cotton prices are holding their own at 80 cents per pound, they have seen pressure and come off of recent highs. What’s driving the market?
The Blue Dogs are back!
I’m going to get all nostalgic here, recalling fondly the heyday of the House Blue Dog Coalition, a self-proclaimed caucus of conservative Democrats – consis...
Milk futures higher, cash dairy mixed
Class III milk futures at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange closed higher Friday. September milk remained unchanged at $16.14. October up two cents at $16.04. ...
SC crop losses being assessed from Hurricane Florence
South Carolina ag officials say crop damage from Hurricane Florence is a minimum of 50-Million dollars and as high as $330-million dollars. Hugh Weathers tol...
Borden's delivers 45,000 milk servings to Hurricane Flore...
Borden's delivers 45,000 milk servings to Hurricane Florence victims.
Balloon Earth
The markets seemed a little surprised this week to see headlines touting a large increase in EU imports of US soybeans, and sales of US beans to Argentina. T...
CoBank: Costco’s Nebraska project could start vertical trend
A livestock economist says the Costco chicken complex being built in eastern Nebraska could serve as a model for other food retailers and food service compan...
The September record for cattle on feed was set after inc...
The September record for cattle on feed was set after increasing 5.6% year-over-year and reaching more than 11.1 million head. This is the fourth month strai...
Corn ends week on a firm note
Soybeans were modestly lower on profit taking and technical selling, but still posting week to week gains thanks to Thursday’s strength. Harvest pressure was...
Pennsylvania offers grants to dairy farmers
The governor of Pennsylvania has announced a $5 million grant program to help dairy farmers modernize or expand their business. The Pennsylvania Dairy Invest...
Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: September 21, 2018
Dec. corn closed at $3.57 and 1/4, up 4 and 3/4 cents Nov. soybeans closed at $8.47 and 1/4, down 3 cents Oct. soybean meal closed at $305.90, down $5.50 Oct...
Agronomist says corn, soybean yields are looking good  
Harvest is underway in the Eastern Corn Belt and an agronomist with Beck’s says he’s seeing above average corn yields. “We’ve been really pleasantly surprise...
Damage assessments to agriculture are starting to emerge ...
Damage assessments to agriculture are starting to emerge from North Carolina and South Carolina. Ag losses could swell into the billions of dollars.
Almonds and cherries added to trade aid list
The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture has added shelled almonds and fresh sweet cherries to the list of commodities producers can receive payments on as part of ...
Video highlights of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show – 2018
Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show celebrated it’s 25th anniversary this summer and The Western Producer was there.  Watch the following video for s...
Matching yield goals to water supply lets you choose the ...
Matching yield goals to water supply lets you choose the right hybrids and populations for each management zone.
Use the following 10 questions to devise your harvest plan:
Use the following 10 questions to devise your harvest plan:
Brazil’s production of corn-based ethanol is set to excee...
Brazil’s production of corn-based ethanol is set to exceed the 1-billion liter mark for the first time ever. That’s still just a small fraction of the South ...
USDA: cattle placements jump 7%
The USDA’s latest round of cattle on feed numbers was very close to pre-report expectations. Placements into feedlots during August were 2.070 million ...
Stats Can Forecast
The agency's model-based principal field crop estimates forecast record production of 14.5 million tonnes of corn for grain. Canola production is estimated t...
September 2018 Cattle on Feed Report
September 2018 Cattle on Feed Report
Cool, Wet Weather Delays Harvest
Rain fell over the majority of the province, with the largest amounts being reported in the central and northern regions. Some areas receiving over 30 mm of ...
U.S. – India Closing In On Trade Agreement
India and the United States are currently in negotiations on a trade package. Reuters says ...
This week on AgriTalk, a handful of farmers shared their ...
This week on AgriTalk, a handful of farmers shared their thoughts on crop insurance and let’s just say, their opinions range from those who want to get rid o...
Pete's Pick of the Week: Rare Self-Propelled Baler
This machine sold last Saturday.
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