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Soybean Planting Pace Well Above Average

Soybean Planting Pace Well Above Average More Info...

The landscape of the food industry is changing.

The landscape of the food industry is changing. More Info...

As the market continues to decline into the teens and breakevens dippi

As the market continues to decline into the teens and breakevens dipping into the red, the feeder will have some tough marketing decisions to make over the next few weeks.   More Info...

AgLaunch and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture announce the firs

AgLaunch and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture announce the first seven farmer-led projects connecting farmers with pre-commercial technology More Info...

The Secret Life of Corn

Following record crops and record grain stocks, farmers are finding new ways to use corn. Ethanol and animal feed seem to be old hat, making way for new uses such as shoes, car cushions and moisturizers. More Info...

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While the agreement with China isn’t signed, Ross says the U.S. will d

While the agreement with China isn’t signed, Ross says the U.S. will drop its tariff threats against China, opening the door for more ag exports to China. That positive rhetoric helped fuel commodity markets Monday. More Info...

The FBI took particular interest in whether feed ingredients present a

The FBI took particular interest in whether feed ingredients present a potential agroterrorism threat, More Info...

Two peach fruit flies were found in Palm Beach County, Fla., on succes

Two peach fruit flies were found in Palm Beach County, Fla., on successive days earlier this month, the second time the pest — which has dozens of fruit and vegetable host plants — has been found in the state. More Info...

4 Food Marketing Principles Can Rebuild Consumer Trust

Americans’ confidence in the food system has eroded over generations, and building it back will similarly take ongoing investment by all stakeholders. More Info...

Making sure that beef is has a seat at trade negotiations tables has b

Making sure that beef is has a seat at trade negotiations tables has been a focus of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), along with labeling of “fake meat.” More Info...

With coverage on national TV shows including “The Chew” and “Good Morn

With coverage on national TV shows including “The Chew” and “Good Morning America,” Sunions tearless sweet onions boasts more than 1.2 billion media impressions in its first season. More Info...

Episode 1: Shifting Disease Pressure With More Soybean Acres

Episode 1: Shifting Disease Pressure With More Soybean Acres More Info...

Big California volume was contributing to low shipping point prices an

Big California volume was contributing to low shipping point prices and strong promotion opportunities for California strawberries in mid-May. More Info...

Marijuana is the latest cash crop as its been legalized in several sta

Marijuana is the latest cash crop as its been legalized in several states, causing new farms to sprout and grow. More Info...

Since the agreement isn’t signed, USDA leaders are vowing to take a ca

Since the agreement isn’t signed, USDA leaders are vowing to take a cautious approach, trying to not become “overly excited” or make predictions on what this trade deal could mean. More Info...

Beef researcher at West Texas A&M University pursues conventional and

Beef researcher at West Texas A&M University pursues conventional and unconventional improvements in beef quality. More Info...

The goal of a well-controlled ventilation system is to limit moisture

The goal of a well-controlled ventilation system is to limit moisture accumulation in the winter and heat rise in the summer, while maintaining an appropriate temperature and humidity level for pig health. More Info...

The U.S. has fallen behind in federal agriculture research and seed br

The U.S. has fallen behind in federal agriculture research and seed breeding investment: China has surpassed the country in spending since 2008. More Info...

Commodities were a big casualty of the escalating trade war between th

Commodities were a big casualty of the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, but are now set to be a major beneficiary of Beijing’s pledge to import more American goods. More Info...

Not many months that go by without some outrageous pronouncements from

Not many months that go by without some outrageous pronouncements from ex-Beatle and self-anointed vegetarian guru Paul McCartney. But his latest comments are truly over-the-top. More Info...

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday morning to tout a weeken

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday morning to tout a weekend truce in the building trade war with China. More Info...

It’s easy to think suicide’s nasty grip will never touch your family o

It’s easy to think suicide’s nasty grip will never touch your family or farm team. But, this tragic cause of death is on the rise—especially in rural areas.​ More Info...

Cheap Bearing Race Installation Tool

An inelegant but effective way to install bearings in housings. More Info...

The U.S. is still far apart from Mexico and Canada on a revised NAFTA

The U.S. is still far apart from Mexico and Canada on a revised NAFTA accord, and President Trump is more focused on reaching a good deal than an immediate one, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. More Info...

The Idaho Potato Commission is seeking out spud lovers for a new consu

The Idaho Potato Commission is seeking out spud lovers for a new consumer contest. More Info...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that the United States a

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that the United States and China are stepping back from a possible trade war after two days of talks that produced "meaningful progress." More Info...

Grain markets continue to be buoyed by trade negotiations with China,

Grain markets continue to be buoyed by trade negotiations with China, as well as by weather conditions and planting progress. More Info...

A new rabies test developed at the Centers for Disease Control and Pre

A new rabies test developed at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could mean people exposed to potentially rabid animals could forego the weeks-long regimen of shots to prevent the deadly disease. More Info...

Cattle supplies are on the rise with more cattle being placed in feedl

Cattle supplies are on the rise with more cattle being placed in feedlots leading to some discrepancies in the futures and cash market. More Info...

Playing Go With China

There is a complicated strategy game called Go which is played by an estimated 40 million people. It originated in China more than 2500 years ago. It has a larger board (standard grid is 19 x 19) than chess, and many more potential moves for each turn. The objective is to surround more territory tha [...] More Info...

Matt Campbell of FC Stone covered many of the moving parts of the grai

Matt Campbell of FC Stone covered many of the moving parts of the grain markets on Friday’s AgriTalk After the Bell with Chip Flory. Davis Michaelsen has markets and the Friday Farm Fuels and Fertilizer Report. More Info...

The National Watermelon Promotion Board is working with food media and

The National Watermelon Promotion Board is working with food media and editors with a simple message to consumers: watermelon is convenient and portable.​ More Info...

It's a Friday Free For All! Tyson Redpath of the Russell Group fills i

It's a Friday Free For All! Tyson Redpath of the Russell Group fills in for Jim Wiesemeyer as AgriTalk Host Chip Flory, Real Agriculture's Shaun Haney ,and Iowa Farmer Pam Johnson round out the cast. More Info...