A commodity broker says one of the first questions farmers ask him is when land prices will decline. Jody Lawrence, president of Strategic Trading Advisors, says it won’t happen anytime soon. “We thought for a while it would be high-interest rates, we’re here right... Read More.
Pasture regrowth and low hay yields are a concern for cattle producers who have been battling drought this year. University of Illinois Extension Beef Specialist Travis Meteer tells Brownfield there are management practices available to help maintain cow performance. “Soybean hulls, dried distillers grains, corn... Read More.
With the currently volatility in the ag economy, farmers can’t afford to risk losing the grain stored in their bins. In this Managing for Profit, Harley Janssen, AGI’s vice president of product and operations for digital talks about today’s digital sensor technology and how it... Read More.
Researcher Taylor Klipp (L) and Dr. Gail Carpenter (R) from Ohio State Dr. Gail Carpenter from Ohio State discusses raising beef-on-dairy calves, and how farmers are changing management to get the most out of the animals at sale time 6/27/23 Managing for Profit Program –... Read More.
Two extension specialists say proper planning and management can help beef producers minimize the longer-term economic impact of drought. Purdue’s beef specialist Ron Lemenager says forages are in short supply, and farmers and ranchers will likely need to implement more intense management strategies. “Creep... Read More.
A technical service representative with BASF says dry conditions are causing farmers to rely on post-emergence herbicides for weed control. Jared Roskamp, based in Missouri, tells Brownfield pre-emergence herbicides didn’t always activate. “That made the early strategy of weed control a little more erratic. Some... Read More.