Ag News

Local and Domestic Ag News


Could China hold the key to not only ending the trade war but also end

Could China hold the key to not only ending the trade war but also ending the government shutdown? Pro Farmer's Jim Wiesemeyer has a novel idea that just might work. More Info...

Cash traded weaner pig volume was above average this week, despite low

Cash traded weaner pig volume was above average this week, despite lower cash prices at $60.86, down $2.91 from a week ago. More Info...

A $200,000 budget request by Gov. Brad Little for an Idaho board that

A $200,000 budget request by Gov. Brad Little for an Idaho board that manages money to pay a federal and state agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and big game is sufficient for fiscal year 2020. More Info...

The Shatto Milk Company is showing their support for the Kansas City C

The Shatto Milk Company is showing their support for the Kansas City Chiefs More Info...

China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree to ramp up imports

China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree to ramp up imports from the U.S., in a move that would reconfigure the relationship between the world’s two largest economies. More Info...

The partial government shutdown affects some ranchers ability to cash

The partial government shutdown affects some ranchers ability to cash their sale cattle sale checks and secure new operating loans. More Info...

Fridays on AgriTalk mean the Free For All.

Fridays on AgriTalk mean the Free For All. More Info...

Service is top of mind for this Kansas veterinarian.

Service is top of mind for this Kansas veterinarian. More Info...

The internship is a cornerstone of the modern college labor market.

The internship is a cornerstone of the modern college labor market. More Info...

China is working to develop a vaccine for African swine fever

China is working to develop a vaccine for African swine fever More Info...

This would be incredible if it becomes a reality: Bloomberg is reporti

This would be incredible if it becomes a reality: Bloomberg is reporting China is offering a path to eliminate the U.S. trade imbalance. More Info...

Now with almost 3x the hours, this tractor sold higher yesterday than

Now with almost 3x the hours, this tractor sold higher yesterday than it did when the owner bought it. More Info...

With only two years worn from Trump’s White House heels, the Manhattan

With only two years worn from Trump’s White House heels, the Manhattan billionaire’s waltz with farmers has shifted to a foxtrot, jumped to a blistering quickstep and now skirts the edge of a raucous trade mosh pit. More Info...

After just 10 years of being in the dairy industry, Louis Dreyfus Co.

After just 10 years of being in the dairy industry, Louis Dreyfus Co. is exiting what it calls a non-core part of its business. More Info...

As the U.S. and European Union gear up for free-trade talks, disagreem

As the U.S. and European Union gear up for free-trade talks, disagreement over what will be negotiated could sink the effort. More Info...

Follow through for grains?

Will the grain markets continue to rally? More Info...

Farmers Are Trusting President Trump to Deliver the Greatest Harvest Yet to Come

As much as farmers like me are worried about trade wars, we’ve done really well with this White House. More Info...

Trade Optimism Ahead of Long Weekend

Trade Optimism Ahead of Long Weekend More Info...

While keeping a generator on the farm may seem like a “no-brainer” whe

While keeping a generator on the farm may seem like a “no-brainer” when it comes to preparing for a storm, making sure this life-saving device is ready to go at any moment is a necessity. More Info...

According to the Wall Street Journal, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven M

According to the Wall Street Journal, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed lifting some, if not all tariffs on China. More Info...

"The emissions from EAT-Lancet's global launch tour will persist in th

"The emissions from EAT-Lancet's global launch tour will persist in the environment far longer than methane from livestock animals." More Info...

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman is tracking a winter storm for the weekend.

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman is tracking a winter storm for the weekend. More Info...

Weekly "2 Minute Drill" (Grains & Livestock 1.17.19)

Oliver Sloup shares his thoughts on the grain and livestock markets in his weekly "2 Minute Drill" More Info...

ARC / PLC Elections

We answer a reader's question on the new farm bill and ARC/PLC. More Info...

Four Oregon activist and conservation organizations participating in a

Four Oregon activist and conservation organizations participating in a wolf stakeholder group are protesting an update to the state’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan. More Info...

The number of huanglongbing (HLB) detections in California increased 1

The number of huanglongbing (HLB) detections in California increased 160% from 2017 to 2018, according to the California Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program. More Info...

Today on AgriTalk, we’re talking with Top Producer finalists Christoph

Today on AgriTalk, we’re talking with Top Producer finalists Christopher Adams and Ron Rabou, and the 2019 Top Producer winner, Jimmy Tosh. More Info...

The Fungi that Boosts Roots

This naturally occurring fungi can help plants build stronger root systems. What is it and do you have enough in your soil? More Info...

Due to the decrease in cheese consumption, stock piles are growing at

Due to the decrease in cheese consumption, stock piles are growing at a faster rate. More Info...

April Hemmes, a row-crop farmer from Hampton, Iowa, was recognized as

April Hemmes, a row-crop farmer from Hampton, Iowa, was recognized as the first-ever Executive Women in Agriculture Trailblazer Award winner. More Info...

During a live taping of U.S. Farm Report at the 2019 Top Producer Summ

During a live taping of U.S. Farm Report at the 2019 Top Producer Summit in Chicago, analysts shared the opportunities and threats they think commodity markets will face this year.  More Info...

Some farmers applaud Trump’s efforts but dislike his demeanor.

Some farmers applaud Trump’s efforts but dislike his demeanor. More Info...

Write an ethical will to help guide your family.

Write an ethical will to help guide your family. More Info...

BEIJING (AP) - China's government says its economy czar, Vice Premier

BEIJING (AP) - China's government says its economy czar, Vice Premier Liu He, will visit Washington on Jan. 30-31 for talks aimed at resolving a costly tariff war. More Info...

Steve Nicholson of RaboAgrifinance told young producers attending the

Steve Nicholson of RaboAgrifinance told young producers attending the 2019 Tomorrow’s Top Producer conference that there are seven characteristics that most successful operators have in common.  More Info...