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A Look at the first 5 months of Compeer Financial

by Jim Dewey

View From the Tractor.

New method analyzes corn kernel characteristics

by Jim Dewey

An ear of corn averages about 800 kernels. A traditional field method to estimate the number of kernels…

Winer Wheat Planting on Target

Winer Wheat Planting on Target

NASS

Cooler temperatures and some rainfall were common across the state last week. There were 4.6 days suitable…

Missouri Harvest Progresses Under Dry Conditions

Missouri Harvest Progresses Under Dry Conditions

NASS

Cool temperatures and dry weather were prevalent again across the state last week. Statewide, the temperature…

Adams Co. Farmer Finishes Harvest on View From the Tractor

Adams Co. Farmer Finishes Harvest on View From the Tractor

by Jim Dewey

Ben Hugenberg farms in Adams County not far from Quincy Regional Airport. Hugenberg finished his harvest…

National AG News 11-6-17

American Farm Bureau Federation

NAFTA Withdrawal Would Not Lower Deficit With Mexico President Trump often cited withdrawing from the…

National AG News 11-3-17

American Farm Bureau Federation

Agriculture Reacts to House Tax Reform Proposal The House Ways and Means Committee tax overhaul plan…

Tows For Tots to Teach B20

by Jim Dewey

The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program is partnering with Tow Trucks for Tots to help…

National AG News 10-27-17

AFBF

Senate Confirms Ibach to USDA The Senate Thursday afternoon confirmed Greg Ibach (eye-bah) to the Department…

Natgional AG News 10-26-17

AFBF

GAO Climate Change Report Estimates Lost Crop Revenues A report by the Government Accountability Office…

HARVEST UPDATE ON VIEW FROM THE TRACTOR

HARVEST UPDATE ON VIEW FROM THE TRACTOR

by Jim Dewey

Interview with Matt Deerwester of Deerwester Grain Services

National AG News 10-24-17

American Farm Bureau Federation

Canada “Extremely Worried” About NAFTA Direction Canada is “extremely worried” behind the scenes regarding…

Missouri Rice Harvest Edging Towards Completion

Missouri Rice Harvest Edging Towards Completion

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Cooling temperatures and little rain early in the week allowed harvest to continue. Statewide, the temperature…

Illinois Harvest about 3 quarters complete

Illinois Harvest about 3 quarters complete

NASS

Harvest continued with scattered showers across the state last week. There were 5.3 days suitable for…

National Ag News 10-12-17

AFBF

Trump Calls Trudeau a Friend During NAFTA Talks President Donald Trump called Canada’s Prime Minister,…

National AG News 10-11-17

AFBF

Trade Expert: U.S. is Setting Up NAFTA for Failure Trade experts in Canada speculate President Donald…

Warm Temperatures Aid Illinios Harvest

Warm Temperatures Aid Illinios Harvest

NASS

Warm temperatures aided harvest across the state. There were 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork during the…

Missouri Harvest continues despite rain.

Missouri Harvest continues despite rain.

NASS

Harvesting continues to progress despite rain in some areas. Statewide, the temperature averaged 70.2…

National AG News 10-5-17

AFBF

U.S. Ag Groups Want Intervention of GI Review Farm and food groups want the Trump Administration to…

National AG News 10-4-17

AFBF

  Senate Confirms Censky, McKinney The Senate Tuesday evening confirmed two Department of Agriculture…

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