Late Spring Spurs Spring Wheat Concerns
Published TodaySpring wheat acres will be a question mark as cold weather limits the spring snowmelt. North Dakota Wheat Commission Policy and Marketing Director Jim Peterson is concerned about a late start. "A lot of guys like to get their spring…
Soil Fertility Minute
Published TodayOn this week's Soil Fertility Minute, sponsored by the Agricultural Fertilizer Research and Education Council, University of Minnesota Assistant Extension Professor Dr. Anna Cates talks about the different uses of cover crops.
Are CRP Rates Creating Competition?
Published YesterdayMembers of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation are in Washington DC this week for their annual spring fly-in. Members are meeting with the Minnesota congressional delegation to push priorities in agriculture. While the top priority is the farm bill, Glessing…
It’s About Quality, Not Quantity
Published YesterdayIt’s been a long, snow-covered winter. The harsh start to this winter meant many livestock producers dug into their hay stocks sooner than expected. SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist Robin Salverson says the quality of hay been fed right now…
MN Corn Matters
Published YesterdayMinnesota Corn Growers Association board member Jim Kanten recaps his testimony supporting year-round E-15. Hear more in the latest Corn Matters.
MN Wheat Minute
Published YesterdayMinnesota Association of Wheat Growers On-Farm Research Coordinator Melissa Carlson talks about this year's research projects in the latest Minnesota Wheat Minute.
Sioux Falls Pork Processing Plant on Hold
Published YesterdayThe planned construction of Wholestone Farms pork processing plant in Sioux Falls is being put on hold. South Dakota Pork Producers Executive Director Glenn Muller says the company recently announced a union with Prestige, which has taken the spotlight. "There's…
MN Beef Update
Published YesterdayMinnesota State Cattlemen's Association Executive Director Kaitlyn Root discusses the "Steak on a Stick" event in the latest Minnesota Beef Update.
Flooding in the Farmyard
Published YesterdayNDSU Extension Ag Engineer Ken Hellevang says flooding is expected in rural area this spring. "When we look at what they call the snow water equivalent, we're looking at a lot of areas of 3 to 6 inches of water…