Glenn Obermann has a winning recipe for quality hay. At the 2018 Missouri State Fair, Obermann took Champion and Reserve Champion awards in alfalfa and grass classes 4-8, and Champion in alfalfa classes 1-3.
Short supply plus strong demand restored prices for Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers selling Saturday, June 1. The 87 head of bred heifers averaged $1,857 at F&T Livestock Market. High lot sold for $2,100.
Farmers in Iowa continue to expand usage of no-till or strip-till field practices to limit runoff, improve water quality and reduce production costs. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is sharing recommendations
The 2018 extended drought in southwest Missouri has left pastures and hayfields with few forages left at the end of summer according to Tim Schnakenberg, field specialist in agronomy, University of Missouri Extension.
Consumers used to want farmers to be local, healthy or safe, but a new word is topping the chart this year, according to a new global study by Cargill. In a word, consumers want farmers to be sustainable.