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2018 was a record-breaking year for U.S. exports to the Philippines, w

2018 was a record-breaking year for U.S. exports to the Philippines, with pork exports up 23% in volume and beef exports up 39%. More Info...

Maintaining the right equipment balance is harder than Goldilocks tryi

Maintaining the right equipment balance is harder than Goldilocks trying to figure out which chair she wants to sit in. More Info...

For the sake of our animals, the environment, consumers and farmer liv

For the sake of our animals, the environment, consumers and farmer livelihoods, NPPC's Dan Kovich says we need to put regulatory authority over gene-edited livestock in the right hands. More Info...

AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben takes a look . She talks with Col

AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben takes a look . She talks with Colten Schafersman from Nickerson, Nebraska; Dan Mensik from Morse Bluff, Nebraska and Jeni Campana with the Nebraska Department of Transportation. More Info...

Maine officials say they’ll start using new controls of the use of slu

Maine officials say they’ll start using new controls of the use of sludge amid concerns from a dairy farm in the state about chemical contamination. More Info...

Grain Markets Strengthen On Wet Weather Outlook

Grain Markets Strengthen On Wet Weather Outlook More Info...

Know the basics of soil nutrient management.

Know the basics of soil nutrient management. More Info...

Strategic planning builds an innovative and sustainable position for y

Strategic planning builds an innovative and sustainable position for your farm. More Info...

China could increase U.S. pork imports to the highest ever this year a

China could increase U.S. pork imports to the highest ever this year as part of its commitment to bolster purchases of American farm goods to resolve the trade war between the two countries. More Info...

Environmental groups are doubling down on demands for a 'megadairy' mo

Environmental groups are doubling down on demands for a 'megadairy' moratorium in Oregon as a new owner takes over a troubled operation in northeastern Oregon. More Info...

Just when it looked like the trade-war pain would ease, flooding acros

Just when it looked like the trade-war pain would ease, flooding across the Midwest has done billions of dollars in damage. More Info...

An Idaho rancher says 29 of his cows died in winter storms in Washingt

An Idaho rancher says 29 of his cows died in winter storms in Washington state, but investigators suspect he let them starve. More Info...

The Top for Cattle and Hogs?

Was that the top for cattle and hogs? More Info...

Knowing the signs and symptoms of African swine fever (ASF) is critica

Knowing the signs and symptoms of African swine fever (ASF) is critical, USDA Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr. Jack Shere, urges pig farmers and veterinarians. ​ More Info...

From flooding to pet-store bulls, March was full of hot topics for cat

From flooding to pet-store bulls, March was full of hot topics for cattlemen. Here’s a few you might have missed: More Info...

PETA is heading to Levi’s boardroom to urge the company to stop peddli

PETA is heading to Levi’s boardroom to urge the company to stop peddling the leather patches on the back of its jeans. More Info...

People living in Holt County, Missouri tried hard to keep floodwaters

People living in Holt County, Missouri tried hard to keep floodwaters out of the city and now some residents say they may not rebuild. More Info...

The secret potential of successful hemp growth starts with the seed an

The secret potential of successful hemp growth starts with the seed and ends with solid farming skills. More Info...

Iowa is now putting a price tag on the flood damage in that state.

Iowa is now putting a price tag on the flood damage in that state. More Info...

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman breaks down the science of what led to the

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman breaks down the science of what led to the historic flooding in the heartland. More Info...

Government and private industry will strengthen infrastructure

Government and private industry will strengthen infrastructure More Info...

Crop insurance first planting dates for corn are right around the corn

Crop insurance first planting dates for corn are right around the corner and soon crop-watchers will form early season expectations of how 2019 corn yields will differ from trendline expectations. More Info...

Don’t let the busyness of spring overshadow marketing responsibilities

Don’t let the busyness of spring overshadow marketing responsibilities More Info...

The seven tractors listed in the data table above are a small sample s

The seven tractors listed in the data table above are a small sample size, but they certainly affirm a trend I’ve been tracking for the past couple of years. More Info...

USDA’s end-of-March Prospective Plantings report always brings a few s

USDA’s end-of-March Prospective Plantings report always brings a few surprises. This year will likely be the same. More Info...

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) says if enforcement agreements are nailed d

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) says if enforcement agreements are nailed down this week, there could be a trade agreement by the end of April. More Info...

We asked Tom Dermody, vice president of operations for Bija Hemp in De

We asked Tom Dermody, vice president of operations for Bija Hemp in Denver, Colo., some pressing questions about hemp seed regulation and availability: ​ More Info...

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) told AgriTalk host Chip Flory that Wheeler

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) told AgriTalk host Chip Flory that Wheeler told him there was no quit pro quo, but still waivers are not out of the question.​ More Info...

AgDay’s national reporter Betsy Jibben and Photojournalist Don Gre

AgDay’s national reporter Betsy Jibben and Photojournalist Don Green has the story from North Bend, Nebraska. More Info...

Growing nematode populations and resistance means farmers should be pr

Growing nematode populations and resistance means farmers should be prepared More Info...

Iowa farmer blazes trails in the U.S. and across the globe.

Iowa farmer blazes trails in the U.S. and across the globe. More Info...

University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are engineering new precisi

University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are engineering new precision technology to help producers continuously monitor animals and use the data to ultimately improve animal well-being. More Info...

A Kansas City, Kan. judge approved Syngenta’s $1.51 billion settlement

A Kansas City, Kan. judge approved Syngenta’s $1.51 billion settlement regarding MIR 162, Agrisure Viptera, corn. It was approved in November 2018, so now you might be wondering: Where’s the money? More Info...

Today on AgriTalk, we’re talking with Sen. Chuck Grassley and Lucas Le

Today on AgriTalk, we’re talking with Sen. Chuck Grassley and Lucas Lentsch, CEO of the Midwest Dairy Association. More Info...

While some plants in the region continue to operate, Reuters reports 1

While some plants in the region continue to operate, Reuters reports 100,000 to 140,000 barrels per day of the country’s 1.06 million bpd capacity has been taken off line due to the floods. More Info...

Your planting and harvest schedule should match feed needs.

Your planting and harvest schedule should match feed needs. More Info...

Tampa police posted a photo of wild pigs headed out for a stroll near

Tampa police posted a photo of wild pigs headed out for a stroll near a New Tampa gas station on Friday. Their pun-filled post was popular on Facebook, but frustrated homeowners impacted by the wild pigs aren't laughing. More Info...