"It won’t budge." Three little words that farmers dread hearing.
There’s possibly nothing more frustrating than knowing that a key piece of equipment is buried up to its axles in mud. And with this year’s wet planting season, that frustration is probably still prett [...]
As Missouri farmers drive home another harvest, record yields are showing up on yield monitors across the western portion of the state. After a rough start to 2017, a high-yielding crop wasn’t what area farmers expected.
A pest boss—one member of a farm’s management team in charge of everything involving weeds, insects and diseases—earns his keep by preventing surprises. “That’s his job—to never be caught off guard,” says Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie. “A p [...]
Preventing fertilizer from leaving your fields lowers production cost while increasing yield. Oh yes—it also protects water resources. Sure, you’ve heard the warnings before, but it can be overwhelming to put nutrient management practices into motion. Start with these six steps to addre [...]