Linking agricultural land to use values and amenities
Given the recent decline in commodity prices and expectations of lower farm income levels, there is a growing concern that current conditions signal an eminent decline in agricultural land values. FULL STORY »
Betaseed, Inc. announces harvest field day for dairy producers
Producers in Wisconsin will have opportunity to learn more about growing and feeding Feed Beets™ as a dairy ration forage source FULL STORY »
Dairy markets: Expecting "absolutely nothing" from Class IV today
Wednesday brought with it another day of broad-based sell side activity. FULL STORY »
Livestock futures easily outperformed crops Wednesday night
Grain prices dipped Wednesday night. Little news concerning corn emerged overnight, so it would have been easy to assume the rainfall now pounding parts of the Midwest would boost prices. FULL STORY »
Subsurface alfalfa irrigation on display in Hanford, Calif.
Netafim partners with UC Davis to showcase Subsurface Drip Irrigation (SDI) in Alfalfa at TeVelde Dairy in Hanford, California. Speakers provided growers with a look at the latest advancements in SDI along with installation and irrigation scheduling tips. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Butter’s back, baby
But although new research exonerates the consumption of saturated fats in meat and dairy, the self-styled nutritional gurus at Harvard just can’t bring themselves to acknowledge the obvious. FULL STORY »
Collegiates can apply for Dairy Challenge "Social Media Corps"
The North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge (NAIDC) and Farm Credit are now recruiting for the 2014-2015 Dairy Challenge Social Media Corps. This unique opportunity allows students to gain real-world experience in developing their social media and communications skills. FULL STORY »
Sjostrom: Move over cream & sugar, butter is new coffee condiment
A guy started an entire company around the premise that you should add butter to coffee after roasting for the best taste and efficacy in drinking. I can buy that, or at least sell it. FULL STORY »
Ag markets mixed to higher around midsession Wednesday
The corn and bean markets are proving surprisingly weak. Short-covering seemed to boost the crop markets again Tuesday night, but futures turned lower this morning. FULL STORY »
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