Deere Adds New 5-Meter Model To MoCo Line-up, Updates Other Zero Series MoCos

John Deere has updated and added to its Mower Conditioner lineup for model year 2021. Zero Series MoCos help commercial and non-commercial hay producers...

U.S. Wheat Associates Introduces Interactive Wheat Export Supply System Map

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) has introduced the first digital map of the U.S. wheat production and supply system as a visual planning tool for...

Farmer Sentiment Rebounds Amidst Ongoing COVID-19 Concerns

Farmer sentiment improved again in June as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rose 14 points to a reading of 117. The barometer’s rise was...

World Market Conditions Suggest Set-Asides Not an Effective Farm Policy for Corn and Soybeans,...

As set-asides are discussed as a farm policy alternative, the changing global nature of agricultural production needs to be considered.  As world production of...

USDA Reports 72% Of Corn, 73% Of Soybeans In Good To Excellent Condition

The USDA's national crop condition rating for soybeans improved slightly over the past week, while corn held steady. Weather was mixed around the Midwest...

Brightened 2020 Income Outlook for Illinois Grain Farms , By Krista Swanson

In the past month, much has changed in outlook for grain farm income.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is projecting relatively high yields...

Conventional and Organic Enterprise Net Returns

Due to continued increases in demand for certified organic grains, crop farmers that have transitioned from conventional to certified organic grains report higher net...

Bayer Unit WestBred Launches New Winter Wheat Lines

New WestBred wheat varieties will offer growers an above-average combination of yield potential and protein, continuing to drive better-performing and higher-quality varieties for the...

U.S. Tractor Sales Remain Strong In August, Combine Sales Even With Prior Year

According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. in 2020, were up 13% in...

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Offers Free Crop Marketing Strategies Webinar

Webinar will be held July 16 and will cover strategies for managing challenging conditions A free webinar, Crop Marketing Strategies, will be presented Thursday, July...
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