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AG TIME Looking for Some Changes by John Walsh

The soy mixed today. The oil remains strong, meal did struggle. The macro picture is cheap beans. The US being the cheapest. We are actually allowing everyone, most importantly, Argentina to buy all the US beans they want then crush them and sell the meal. In addition the African swine flue in China [...] More Info...

The California Table Grape Commission has a new health advertising cam

The California Table Grape Commission has a new health advertising campaign, telling consumers that eating “normal amounts” of grapes each day may help with long-term health. More Info...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has added shelled almonds and fresh

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has added shelled almonds and fresh sweet cherries to the list of commodities that can receive direct assistance in the wake of rising tariffs triggered by trade disputes. More Info...

In their Monday crop progress report, USDA noted what farmers know wel

In their Monday crop progress report, USDA noted what farmers know well, harvest continues throughout farm country. More Info...

Recognizing female farmers for Women’s Equality Day, Land O’ Lakes

Recognizing female farmers for Women’s Equality Day, Land O’ Lakes has raised $100,000 for Feeding America with their popular video “She-I-O”, a spin on “Old MacDonald Had a Farm.” More Info...

Flood waters sent a herd of cattle floating down a creek from their pa

Flood waters sent a herd of cattle floating down a creek from their pasture in Oklahoma after more than 13 inches of rain fell in the area. More Info...

Pres. Trump is slated to unveil a new policy, supportive of higher eth

Pres. Trump is slated to unveil a new policy, supportive of higher ethanol blends, in the coming weeks. Farmers, biofuel makers and Iowa politicians have clamored for the move that’s could expand the ethanol market. More Info...

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is working to exert press

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is working to exert pressure on the farm bill negotiators to get the bill done yet this week. More Info...

How to free up your balance sheet and get rid of excess heifers.

How to free up your balance sheet and get rid of excess heifers. More Info...

Seek and Sustain

Learn how to fill your talent pipeline in a tight labor market. More Info...

Severe weather and flooding from tropical storm Florence made it impos

Severe weather and flooding from tropical storm Florence made it impossible to get in fields. Some of the more severe areas received between 6” and 10” of rain. More Info...

Cargill’s multistakeholder Canadian Beef Sustainability Acceleration

Cargill’s multistakeholder Canadian Beef Sustainability Acceleration (CBSA) pilot project has seen a steady increase in participation from producers and retailers. More Info...

While cotton prices are holding their own at 80 cents per pound, they

While cotton prices are holding their own at 80 cents per pound, they have seen some pressure and come off of recent highs. What’s driving the market?​ More Info...

As farm bill conference committee members are hard at work this week,

As farm bill conference committee members are hard at work this week, the clock is ticking for them to get a deal done before the September 30 deadline. More Info...

A new company called Iowa Food Group has purchased the former Tyson Fo

A new company called Iowa Food Group has purchased the former Tyson Foods deli meat plant in Cherokee, Iowa. The 250,000-sq.ft. plant will launch a further-processing meat business including beef, pork and poultry. More Info...

With the current unemployment rate of 3.9%, you face a tight labor mar

With the current unemployment rate of 3.9%, you face a tight labor market. So, use every recruiting sources possible. More Info...

Here's a rundown of what you need to be aware about regarding the emer

Here's a rundown of what you need to be aware about regarding the emerging disease Tar Spot. More Info...

Bonduelle Fresh Americas has shipped 10,000 Ready Pac Foods Bistro sal

Bonduelle Fresh Americas has shipped 10,000 Ready Pac Foods Bistro salads to Wilmington, N.C., for hurricane relief. More Info...

At 3 p.m. on a cold January Friday, Melisa Plotner-Moore received a ca

At 3 p.m. on a cold January Friday, Melisa Plotner-Moore received a call with news she never wanted to hear: the biopsy was positive. She was diagnosed with non-hormonal breast cancer. More Info...

Almonds and Cherries Qualify for Direct Payments

Almond and sweet cherry growers will now qualify for direct payments. However many may not get any payments due to AGI or other limits. More Info...

Animal diseases know no borders and can continually affect new areas.

Animal diseases know no borders and can continually affect new areas. Risk is reduced through implementation of procedures designed to avoid the introduction and spread of pathogens in animal populations. More Info...

Six Ways To Improve Fuel Efficiency On Your Farm

Learn how to get the most from fuel with these tips. More Info...

Daily Grain Technicals & Fundamentals (9.24.18)

What to expect from the grain markets this week. More Info...

Constructed wetlands are used to remove excess phosphorus from water b

Constructed wetlands are used to remove excess phosphorus from water before discharging into the Everglades. These are called stormwater treatment areas.​ More Info...

Can Grain Markets Keep the Momentum This Week?

Can Grain Markets Keep the Momentum This Week? More Info...

Are you a good leader? Put yourself in your employees’ shoes, and as

Are you a good leader? Put yourself in your employees’ shoes, and ask yourself that question. Here are tips for helping you become a better manager/leader.​ More Info...

China reached into the U.S. heartland in its escalating trade war over

China reached into the U.S. heartland in its escalating trade war over President Donald Trump’s tariffs, using an advertising supplement in Iowa’s largest newspaper. More Info...

Allis Chalmers 6080 Tractor Sold for Record Price Yesterday

1982 Allis Chalmers 6080 2WD tractor with 800 hours sold for record tying auction sale price yesterday on a farm sale in Castalia, IA on a sale by Sweeney Auction Service. Machinery Pete highlights the Top 10 Auction Prices on Allis Chalmers 6080 Tractors over past 20 years More Info...

"Piece of Cake!"

Never assume any repair will be a "piece of cake." More Info...

Farming Through Cancer's Curveball

In my role, I have the extreme honor of meeting some amazing people. Two such farmers are Joanna and Craig Carraway from Murray, Ky. More Info...

Pro Farmer Washington analyst Jim Wiesemeyer found the news buried in

Pro Farmer Washington analyst Jim Wiesemeyer found the news buried in the noise in an exclusive interview with House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX). More Info...

China discovering more than a dozen outbreaks of African Swine Fever i

China discovering more than a dozen outbreaks of African Swine Fever in its herd since August. It’s putting the U.S. hog industry on high alert. More Info...

The grain markets are finally showcasing some positive news. These ups

The grain markets are finally showcasing some positive news. These upswings are occurring when prices historically sale south. Could a bottom be corn and soybean prices? More Info...

AG TIME ASF ITS EXPANDING by John Walsh

We could conceivably get into a scenario where the bean demand goes up a bit while protein demand declines. Rallies in beans are an opportunity in my opinion to hedge. Watch the 2019 (November) above $900. Think long term. The corn may have a low in place. It is worth quantifying a risk in my opinio [...] More Info...


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