For 2019 thrips in peanut, stick with what has worked

A thrips forecasting model developed at North Carolina State University suggests the intensity and timing of 2019 thrips flights in South Georgia will be similar to last year.

This Week in Agribusiness, April 20, 2019

This week, we cover flood damage and recovery, markets, ag tech adoption, sheep production and more.

Eastland FFA

This week's salute goes to the FFA chapter in Lanark, Ill.

Recent flap highlights importance of ag media

The FSIS had issues with an article in the Washington Post.

Could U.S. ag take a page from almond board?

Panel finds common ground with environmental groups.

New president is part of citrus group's succession plan

Casey Creamer will lead California Citrus Mutual to sustain the trade association’s influence.

Growers use proven pest control method

Battle to control navel orangeworm gets federal assistance.

8 tips for handling treated seed this spring

Delayed planting and weather conditions may increase seed treatments. Here are tips for safe handling.

DWR to hold hearings on new SWP permit

Officials plan "state-based focus" in partnership with Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Hoops to jump before USMCA approval

Watch for removal of 232 tariffs, Congress' take on ITC report, and appetite for cooperation before new North American free trade agreement secures approval.

Grain market week in review - April 18, 2019

Light maneuvering drives grain prices to narrowly mixed results to end the week.

Farm groups back passage of USMCA

Manufacturing would experience largest gains under new agreement.

On Farms and Ranches, Every Day Is Earth Day 

Celebrate Earth Day. Thank a farmer or rancher.

What I really learned in school

Here’s a look at the things we learn when we don’t even know we’re learning them.

USDA exports – Colombia buys soybean meal

The marketing year for soybean meal began Oct. 1.

Second payment triggered for not yet established dairy program

Dairy Margin Coverage is a voluntary risk management program for dairy producers.

Farm Progress America, April 19, 2019

Max Armstrong looks at a bipartisan move to expand the reach of Chapter 12 bankruptcy

Grass fever greens cow and heifer prices

Turn-out ready stockers and replacement cows lead the price charge.

American Farm features West Tennessee farm family

History channel features Tennessee farm

Experience comes with aches and pains

Aches, pains and experience

Can cattle be confined by a virtual fence?

Each cow or other animal will wear a smart collar guided by GPS.

South Dakota Corn boards elect officers

Dakota Digest: Legend Seeds adds forage specialist John Squire to its team.

Soy innovation contest marks 25 years

Slideshow: The annual student competition results in a wide range of products derived from soybeans.

Favorite Farm Dogs: The honorable mentions

Slideshow: These dogs are too amazing not to share! Check out their photos and stories — sure to make you laugh and maybe even draw a tear.

Michigan farmers bring aid to Nebraska flood victims

Ag Community Relief is a nonprofit organized to bring supplies to farmers in need.

May is Wetlands Month

Slideshow: Water Rocks program uses songs and videos to teach about water quality and wetlands.

‘Reach for the Horizon’ at 90th Minnesota State FFA Convention

More than 3,500 are expected to attend April 28-30, held at the University of Minnesota.

Montana Extension agent invests in 4-H

For Ben Frentsos, the next two years will involve living in Romania to help build a new 4-H program for that country.

Missouri farmers connect with consumers along wine trail

The Farmers’ Table Wine Trail attracts large turnout in Hermann.

National Farmers Union leader says trade war damage is lasting

Roger Johnson warned of the threat from increased agriculture consolidation.