A study conducted by Pipestone Applied Research (PAR) says the initial Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) arrived from China. Pipestone Applied Research replicated a study of pork inputs carrying the virus and found
Following increases over the past two to three months, corn and soybean prices have traded in a choppy pattern over the past week. Prices have incorporated the information in the USDA's May 10 WASDE report that pointed
Midwestern farmers usually fare well during years that El Niño weather patterns affect the growing season, according to an Iowa State University agronomist. But that can change if El Niño is followed immediately
Crop production feels more like a gamble than a guarantee sometimes - especially when Mother Nature is setting the odds. That's especially true in 2016, coming off a the biggest El Niño on record. Surely
Since January, diagnostic labs from across the country have already reported more than 60 accessions positive for Seneca Valley Virus or Senecavirus A. This clearly shows that the disease is far from gone and underscore
U.S. soybean futures were lower on Wednesday as the harvesting of an expected record crop in Brazil progressed at a fast pace, while the strength of the dollar added to the downward pressure on prices.
Summer has given way to fall, and with the new season comes football games, pumpkin spice-flavored foodstuffs and cooler weather. And while most farmers don't mind those cooler temperatures, they'd rather ha
"Brittle snap" or "green snap" is a concern of corn growers every summer. It is corn stalks breaking because of violent winds, most often occurring during periods of rapid vegetative growth by the corn. The most common
If the industry can learn how Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus arrived in the U.S., perhaps it can keep other diseases from having the same impact. Dr. Scott Dee's research is a strong step forward in that battle.
Where there has been standing water or saturated conditions in areas of a field for a couple straight days or more, producers may wonder if this will have any effect on corn, either now or as the season goes along. Peri