17:50PM Apr 22, 2020

Idled Ethanol Plants on Farmers’ Minds During Planting

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

“Our overrun bushels, [the ones not marketed yet] become a challenge,” Jason says. “I’m just not sure without an increase in the crude oil market and an increase in demand

15:48PM Apr 22, 2020

How to Lose More than $600 per Hour

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Every hour that the planter doesn’t run on good planting days can cost you money and yield. It costs up to $627 per hour lost—and in the busy repair season

13:18PM Apr 21, 2020

Stewardship Journey Pays Dividends For Minnesota Farmers

Grassroots program helps farmers find ways to adopt conservation practices.

13:51PM Apr 20, 2020

As Planters Hit Midwest Fields, Window to Plant Could Be Short-Lived

Social media revealed planters rolling across the Midwest on Monday, however some weak storm systems could quickly push some farmers out of the fields.

11:39AM Apr 20, 2020

Ken Ferrie: Some Concerns from Sampled Corn Seed Quality

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

The seed you buy is your first shot at high yields. Is your seed up to the challenge?

11:24AM Apr 17, 2020

Chemical Naturally Boosts Plant Freeze Tolerance

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Imagine taking some of the risk out of planting corn or soybeans early—is that something that would make you more likely to try the practice?

10:43AM Apr 17, 2020

Complaints Weigh on Future of Dicamba

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Herbicide applicators have the weight of dicamba’s future weighing heavily on their shoulders this year. EPA’s conditional registration lasts through Dec. 20, 2020.