When the winds of change blow through U.S. agriculture, general feelings of optimism and pessimism can be sensed. But until now, there has not been a method of quantifying those attitudes. Nebraska-based agricultural ec
The headline of a recent business blog "The REAL shocking costs of dead inventory" by Eric Jensen may cause you to stop and think about how this issue could be related to dairy farms. In Jensen's blog,
Well-managed and properly implemented feeding programs are one of the cornerstones associated with profitable dairy operations. With feed costs representing approximately half of the cost for producing milk, profitabili
U.S. free trade agreements since 1984 have had an overall positive effect on trade balances, reducing U.S. trade deficits or boosting surpluses with partner countries by $87.5 billion in 2015, a new government study sho
To help determine a fair price when buying or selling corn silage, University of Wisconsin Extension agriculture agents teamed up with Smart mAPPS Consulting to develop a new free Android app that can quickly estimate t
The Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour isn’t all clear skies, sunshine and 240 bushel corn. In fact, today, on the Eastern leg of the tour, scouts were met with severe weather and extreme variability in the fields.
A total of 42 agricultural organizations including the Agricultural Retailers Association, all the major commodity crop associations and the American Farm Bureau this week submitted a letter to the Environmental Protect