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Prices on Missouri Online Dealer Auction Today

Machinery Pete reports on sale prices from the online dealer inventory reduction auction today (May 23, 2018) in Cameron, MO for Early Tractor, Inc. Late model CaseIH tractors plus more. Sale by the Steffes Group More Info...

Livestock haulers may get some relief from transportation rules if a b

Livestock haulers may get some relief from transportation rules if a bill proposed by a bipartisan group of Senators moves forward in Congress. More Info...

A recent study says pesticide levels in organically grown foods is equ

A recent study says pesticide levels in organically grown foods is equal to conventionally grown foods. Yes, consumers are paying more for organic foods that still use pesticides. But that won't change their minds. More Info...

U.S. and Mexican senior officials are meeting in Washington this week

U.S. and Mexican senior officials are meeting in Washington this week in an effort to break an impasse over auto-production rules in an updated NAFTA.​ More Info...

Four days after the two countries suspended plans to impose tariffs on

Four days after the two countries suspended plans to impose tariffs on up to $200 billion worth of each other's goods, Pres.Trump declared in a tweet that a more detailed agreement "will be too hard to get done." More Info...

Jay Hill is a farmer in Texas is saving more than 1,000,000 gallons of

Jay Hill is a farmer in Texas is saving more than 1,000,000 gallons of water a day. More Info...

Some sheriff officers received death threats due to the release of the

Some sheriff officers received death threats due to the release of the alleged animal abuse videos. More Info...

Farm Journal Agronomist Ken Ferrie announces the kick off of ugly corn

Farm Journal Agronomist Ken Ferrie announces the kick off of ugly corn week for a lot of folks. He covers who is most likely to see this and what some of the causes are. More Info...

Jim Wiesemeyer, well-known economist and Washington Policy Analyst for

Jim Wiesemeyer, well-known economist and Washington Policy Analyst for Pro Farmer, shares seven of his key insights on current news from Washington, D.C.​ More Info...

While the west suffers through drought, farmers across parts of the Mi

While the west suffers through drought, farmers across parts of the Midwest deal with ponding, excess moisture and excess humidity. More Info...

The imports of South African corn are still a fraction of the amount t

The imports of South African corn are still a fraction of the amount the EU buys from Brazil, Ukraine, or US but lower prices have changed buyers attitudes.​ More Info...

AgriTalk After The Bell Host Chip Flory welcomes Sam Hudson of Cornbel

AgriTalk After The Bell Host Chip Flory welcomes Sam Hudson of Cornbelt Marketing to the program. Newsman Davis Michaelsen covers market action. More Info...

AgriTalk Host Chip Flory talks sorghum with Tom Sleight, hears about a

AgriTalk Host Chip Flory talks sorghum with Tom Sleight, hears about a farmers 30 year EPA battle from Chris Bennett, and talks the economy with Todd Horowitz.​ More Info...

Grain Market Update (5.23.18)

Are grains due for a pullback? More Info...

Millions of pounds of plastic end up in our oceans and waterways each

Millions of pounds of plastic end up in our oceans and waterways each year. More Info...

Business Matters: Keep One Eye on the Budget

As we cruise into the growing season, it’s difficult to think about anything other than planting.  More Info...

From equipment to infrastructure, it's an area that thrives on cotton.

From equipment to infrastructure, it's an area that thrives on cotton. Machinery Pete says moisture is what drives equipment interest in the West Texas area.  More Info...

DSM introduces Rovimix HyD Solution, and Sensaphone offers three new s

DSM introduces Rovimix HyD Solution, and Sensaphone offers three new sensors for humidity, carbon dioxide and dew point. More Info...

Student, advisers taking research from lab to marketplace.

Student, advisers taking research from lab to marketplace. More Info...

When It Comes to Succession Planning, Plan Before Need

Succession planning is critical for every farmer, regardless of age More Info...

53% of Americans keep bacon on hand at all times—so it's easy to wrap

53% of Americans keep bacon on hand at all times—so it's easy to wrap up these food combos. More Info...

Back and Forth on Trade Continues

Back and Forth on Trade Continues More Info...

U.S. Representatives sent a letter to Virachai Plasai, ambassador of t

U.S. Representatives sent a letter to Virachai Plasai, ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the U.S., calling for the removal of restrictions on imports of U.S. farm products, including U.S. pork. More Info...

A new report from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology

A new report from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) outlines research and advancements in understanding of animal welfare since CAST’s last review of the issue in 1997. More Info...

Will China Send Soybeans Higher?

Over the weekend the US and China announced that they had been working on an agreement to drop tariffs on each other's imported goods. This is certainly...​ More Info...

Livestock Roundup (5.22.18)

Cash cattle lower this week? More Info...

College seems like fun in the movies, but partying isn't all you do.

College seems like fun in the movies, but partying isn't all you do. More Info...

The thought that a rising tide raises all ships suggests that increasi

The thought that a rising tide raises all ships suggests that increasing trade should be palatable to Republicans and even the Kennedy Democrats (if there are any left) would agree. More Info...

Gulke: China Framework Agreement

The thought that a rising tide raises all ships suggests that increasing trade should be palatable to Republicans and even the Kennedy Democrats (if there are any left) would agree. More Info...

Experts say the Seeds for the Future Act will increase farmers’ access

Experts say the Seeds for the Future Act will increase farmers’ access to these 21st century seeds by making much-needed investments in public breeding programs. More Info...

Secretary Perdue says Trump understands the needs of farmers.

Secretary Perdue says Trump understands the needs of farmers. More Info...

Comparing production measures in a broader group allows us to see wher

Comparing production measures in a broader group allows us to see where we are as a business and what we should be working to improve. More Info...

The week of May 13, only 35% of the crop was planted, this week USDA s

The week of May 13, only 35% of the crop was planted, this week USDA says 56% of soybeans are in the ground, 14 percentage points ahead of the five-year-average. More Info...