Stories about corn
Total farms and ranches and average acreage size all decreased in Illinois, according to the 2022 Census of Agriculture.
Traders’ expectations of an increase in corn for ethanol didn’t reach fruition, and ending stocks across the board were higher in the agricultural supply and demand estimates report.
Lower demand pushed corn, soybean and wheat ending stocks upward in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s supply and demand estimates report.
Farmer leaders and staff with the Indiana Corn Growers Association and the Indiana Soybean Alliance discussed hot topics with state lawmakers at the annual Bacon Bar and Brunch legislative breakfast.
Whether it’s caring for expectant sows, introducing Peoria County fourth-graders to baby pigs or steering the Illinois Pork Producers Association as its new president, Cheryl Cowser Walsh approaches each task with a positive mindset.
The CattleFax Outlook Seminar, held as part of the 2024 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Orlando, shared expert market and weather analysis.
Agricultural economists provided an economic forecast for 2024 in the Purdue Agricultural Economics Report’s annual outlook.
There’s a joke about my fellow Baby Boomers making the rounds that goes something like this: In the 1960s, Boomers didn’t trust anyone over 30, but as soon as they reached their 60s, they didn’t trust anyone under 30.
Winter is a good time to lay the groundwork for a successful growing season. Making a plan to manage pests and disease pressure can help farmers be more prepared when problems arise.
Illinois farmers can receive incentive payments for cover crops planted in 2023 by enrolling in Farmers for Soil Health by Feb. 28.
No one can will the corn or soybean market to jump a dollar, but developing a marketing plan can provide leverage to weather the swings.
Agricultural conditions ranged from steady to slightly worse, according to the latest Federal Reserve Beige Book.
The prices for corn and soybeans have been grinding downward since the summer of 2022.
While January left the old year behind, it didn’t leave behind any of the baggage 2023 saddled American farmers and ranchers with.
The second annual Illinois Ag Retail Survey is underway to collect data on nutrient management practices.