(Manhattan, KS)--The American Soybean Association (ASA) laid out its initial approach to the upcoming farm bill negotiations in a hearing today before the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry in Manhattan, Kan.
In recent years, sulfur (S) deficiency in wheat has become common in many areas of Kansas, particularly in no-till wheat. Classic S deficiency symptoms, confirmed by soil and plant analysis, have been observed in many no-till wheat fields during periods of rapid growth in the spring. These observed deficiencies generally occur during periods of rapid growth prior to jointing, or during stem elongation.
BYRON, Ill. — When he saw the yield monitor numbers, in a field that isn’t even one of the farm’s better fields, Mark Glendenning knew he probably had a winner.
Dry conditions at this time of year can lead to an increased danger of wildfires. While a fire from a prescribed burn in the spring will not harm perennial grasses on grazing lands, a wildfire may act differently. A wildfire can cause enough damage, especially to bunch grasses, to result in a decline in productivity for a year or two. This is not always the case, however. The best general advice on burned rangeland is to just wait and see how well it recovers.
Changes have been recommended in two state programs that are meant to lessen the chances for cattle to be exposed to the disease brucellosis.
Angela Guentzel didn’t know she wanted to work on the family farm until she established her career in human services.
BIG TIMBER, MT – A hundred years ago many country people in these parts would wake up, put wood on the fire, gather eggs, milk cows, feed pigs and hook up a team of horses to feed cows. Not so now, and ranchers – and their animals – are paying for it.
(KMAland) -- An eastern Iowa farmer traveled to South America for the first time witnessing growing competition between U.S. and South America’s soy industries.
(Des Moines) -- Nearly 325 organizations have signed a letter pressing new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to make sure the Justice Department does its job without political interference when it looks at a proposal to let Dow Chemical and DuPont, Monsanto and Bayer, and Syngenta and ChemChina merge.
Under the withering heat and aridity of a drought that engulfs much of the Southeast and all of Alabama, the grass Wendell Wilson's cows would normally chew is brittle and dead.