A technical agronomist says tar spot has been spotty in some areas of the Corn Belt and more aggressive in others. Andrew Penney with Bayer Crop Science says the disease can be difficult to manage. “Just when we starting thinking we know the weather... Read More.
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association vice president of government affairs Ethan Lane says the Biden administration’s new approach to global trade doesn’t work for cattle producers. “It is absolutely unconscionable that the Trade Representative to the United States, Katherine Tai, made comments in... Read More.
The global market for soybeans is competitive and a commodity broker says that won’t change anytime soon. Jody Lawrence of Strategic Training Advisors tells Brownfield… “Brazil and Argentina are going to outproduce us in soybeans, we will never catch up to them, by more than... Read More.
An economist says livestock producers will continue to face some serious headwinds when it comes to feed costs. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says, “The focus should be on when producers can lock some reasonable profitability and take some risk off the table.” He... Read More.
Photo courtesy of southwest Iowa farmer Jeff Jorgenson Southwest Iowa farmer Duane Aistrope says he’s still assessing crop damage from a derecho that swept through his area on Thursday. “There’s not a lot of green snap in my fields,” he said. “I’ve heard that over... Read More.
The ranking member of the Senate Ag Committee says he continues to hear many of the same concerns about the 2023 Farm Bill from farmers and ag industry stakeholders around the country. John Boozman tells Brownfield protecting the safety net is at the top... Read More.