This is Part 2 of a three part series on field assessment of corn and soybeans when they have been impacted by flooding, hail and wind.
This online, mobile-friendly tool helps farmers assess their risk of possible runoff as they develop their manure spreading schedules.
If areas are waterlogged for two days, yield losses may be minimal. However, waterlogged conditions lasting for four days can cause significant yield reductions.
The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing yesterday to examine the administration’s approach to trade policy, and heard testimony from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
Excessive rainfall in early to mid-April delayed corn plantings, and then unfavorable growing conditions led to a larger than average percentage of the corn and soybean crops in poor to very poor conditions.
Similar to the past two years, aerial stem rot, blackleg and tuber soft rot of potato have been found in Michigan fields again this year.
USDA's release of the Quarterly Grain Stocks report on June 30 will provide an estimate of corn stocks in storage as of June 1, 2017.
Planting double crop soybeans is not recommended in Michigan due to the high risk associated with this practice.
Manganese deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency seen in Michigan soybeans.
AGCO Corporation and the Asmark Institute have collaborated to open a new specially designed Applicator Training Center in Bloomington, Ill.
Specialty crops are a major segment of the U.S. agriculture industry, with Michigan being the second most diverse, only to California.
The dairy industry is facing a challenging time, a cyclical downturn that’s lasted longer than in previous cycles, and is expected to continue for at least the near-term.
Farming is a challenging undertaking, with long days that start early and are filled with physical demands from running the tractor to calving cows to fixing equipment to repairing fence posts.
I am frequently asked "what is a gun trust and when should I create one?" The short answer is that gun trusts are created primarily to acquire, possess and use firearms regulated by the National Firearms Act of 1934 (the NFA).
For many farmers, it seems hardly a year goes by without some form of capital investment, whether in equipment, facilities, livestock or land.
The EPA and Army Corps had been without a valid WOTUS definition for some time.