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Illinois Crop Progress ahead of last year

Illinois Crop Progress ahead of last year

NASS

There were 5.9 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending August 5, 2018. Statewide, the average…

Dry spell continues to plague Missouri crops

Dry spell continues to plague Missouri crops

NASS

Temperatures last week averaged 76.0 degrees, 0.2 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 0.67 inches…

What have we learned in the 25 years since the breech of the Sny Levee

by Jim Dewey

Interview recorded during a gathering at the former Hull Elementary School on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Mike…

25 years after the Sny Levee Breech story 2

by Jim Dewey

Interview recorded during a gathering at the former Hull Elementary School on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Dan…

The Sny Levee Breeched 25 years ago story 1

by Jim Dewey

Interview recorded during a gathering at the former Hull Elementary School on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Jim…

Senate to Hold Trade Hearing This Week

American Farm Bureau Federation

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will be the only witness to give testimony during a hearing…

Good Crop Conditions Prevaill in Illinois

Good Crop Conditions Prevaill in Illinois

nass

There were 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending July 22, 2018. Statewide, the average…

Drought conditions contniue in Missouri

Drought conditions contniue in Missouri

NASS

Temperatures last week averaged 79.2 degrees, 0.7 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.81 inches…

Perdue: Tariffs not the Ultimate Answer

AFBF

“Tariffs are not the ultimate answer,” says Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Speaking to the Washington…

House Moves Farm Bill Closure to Conference Committee

AFBF

The House of Representatives placed the farm bill back in the court of the Senate, voting to move towards…

Perdue: Farmers Can’t Pay Bills on Patriotism

by Jim Dewey

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Tuesday called farmers “some of the best patriots in America,” while…

U.S.-China Dispute Harming Canadian Soybean Growers

AFBF

Soybean farmers in Canada are feeling the impact of the U.S.-China trade war as soybean prices decline.…

Pre-Conference Committee Farm Bill Discussions Get Heated in House

by Jim Dewey

The U.S. House could take a step forward on moving farm bill talks ahead by voting to send the bill to…

Walmart, Food Brands Promote Farming for the Future

Brian Leake | Monsanto Company

From July 6-18, Walmart stores in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska will showcase Farming for the Future, a…

U.S. House Holds Next Move on Farm Bill

AFBF

Senator Pat Roberts points out that the U.S. House has the next move on the farm bill. The Senate Agriculture…

U.S. to Further Implement Trade Tariffs

AFBF

The U.S. plans to implement more tariffs on China as part of an ongoing trade war between the two countries.…

Trump: No Hurry to Settle NAFTA

AFBF

President Donald Trump told Fox News he’s not going to rush into a new North American Free Trade Agreement.…

Missouri Crops Rated Mostly Good to Excellent

Missouri Crops Rated Mostly Good to Excellent

NASS

Temperatures last week averaged 79.7 degrees, 2.5 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.23 inches…

Illinois Corn and Soybean Progress Well Ahead of Last Year

Illinois Corn and Soybean Progress Well Ahead of Last Year

NASS

There were 5 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday. Statewide, the average temperature…

Trump Looking at Even Higher Tariffs

by Jim Dewey

A Bloomberg report says President Donald Trump is threatening to put a tariff on every single import…

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