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Final 199A Regulations - Good News and Bad News

The IRS issued final 199A regulations on Friday. We recap the major changes regarding farm rental income. There is both good news and bad news. More Info...

The Benefits of Cheap Tools

There are times when cheap tools are the best tools. More Info...

After a general negative consensus from market experts at the Top Prod

After a general negative consensus from market experts at the Top Producer Summit, things turned around late Thursday morning. Jerry Gulke discusses this week's market movers on Weekend Market Report. More Info...

Fed cattle trade was at a standoff Friday while feeder cattle traded a

Fed cattle trade was at a standoff Friday while feeder cattle traded at lower prices in auctions across the nation. More Info...

The China Game

The US and China are floating trial balloons ahead of a scheduled trade meeting in Washington at the end of the month. There was a US leak that tariffs on Chinese stuff coming to the US might be taken off, and a Chinese leak the next day about $1 trillion in buying of US goods in order to bring the [...] More Info...

Johnsonville, LLC, is recalling approximately 48,371 pounds of raw gro

Johnsonville, LLC, is recalling approximately 48,371 pounds of raw ground pork patty products that may be contaminated with black rubber, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday. More Info...

Could China hold the key to not only ending the trade war but also end

Could China hold the key to not only ending the trade war but also ending the government shutdown? Pro Farmer's Jim Wiesemeyer has a novel idea that just might work. More Info...

Cash traded weaner pig volume was above average this week, despite low

Cash traded weaner pig volume was above average this week, despite lower cash prices at $60.86, down $2.91 from a week ago. More Info...

A $200,000 budget request by Gov. Brad Little for an Idaho board that

A $200,000 budget request by Gov. Brad Little for an Idaho board that manages money to pay a federal and state agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and big game is sufficient for fiscal year 2020. More Info...

The Shatto Milk Company is showing their support for the Kansas City C

The Shatto Milk Company is showing their support for the Kansas City Chiefs More Info...

China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree to ramp up imports

China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree to ramp up imports from the U.S., in a move that would reconfigure the relationship between the world’s two largest economies. More Info...

The partial government shutdown affects some ranchers ability to cash

The partial government shutdown affects some ranchers ability to cash their sale cattle sale checks and secure new operating loans. More Info...

Fridays on AgriTalk mean the Free For All.

Fridays on AgriTalk mean the Free For All. More Info...

Service is top of mind for this Kansas veterinarian.

Service is top of mind for this Kansas veterinarian. More Info...

The internship is a cornerstone of the modern college labor market.

The internship is a cornerstone of the modern college labor market. More Info...

China is working to develop a vaccine for African swine fever

China is working to develop a vaccine for African swine fever More Info...

This would be incredible if it becomes a reality: Bloomberg is reporti

This would be incredible if it becomes a reality: Bloomberg is reporting China is offering a path to eliminate the U.S. trade imbalance. More Info...

Now with almost 3x the hours, this tractor sold higher yesterday than

Now with almost 3x the hours, this tractor sold higher yesterday than it did when the owner bought it. More Info...

With only two years worn from Trump’s White House heels, the Manhattan

With only two years worn from Trump’s White House heels, the Manhattan billionaire’s waltz with farmers has shifted to a foxtrot, jumped to a blistering quickstep and now skirts the edge of a raucous trade mosh pit. More Info...

After just 10 years of being in the dairy industry, Louis Dreyfus Co.

After just 10 years of being in the dairy industry, Louis Dreyfus Co. is exiting what it calls a non-core part of its business. More Info...

As the U.S. and European Union gear up for free-trade talks, disagreem

As the U.S. and European Union gear up for free-trade talks, disagreement over what will be negotiated could sink the effort. More Info...

Follow through for grains?

Will the grain markets continue to rally? More Info...

Farmers Are Trusting President Trump to Deliver the Greatest Harvest Yet to Come

As much as farmers like me are worried about trade wars, we’ve done really well with this White House. More Info...

Trade Optimism Ahead of Long Weekend

Trade Optimism Ahead of Long Weekend More Info...

While keeping a generator on the farm may seem like a “no-brainer” whe

While keeping a generator on the farm may seem like a “no-brainer” when it comes to preparing for a storm, making sure this life-saving device is ready to go at any moment is a necessity. More Info...

According to the Wall Street Journal, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven M

According to the Wall Street Journal, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed lifting some, if not all tariffs on China. More Info...

"The emissions from EAT-Lancet's global launch tour will persist in th

"The emissions from EAT-Lancet's global launch tour will persist in the environment far longer than methane from livestock animals." More Info...

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman is tracking a winter storm for the weekend.

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman is tracking a winter storm for the weekend. More Info...

Weekly "2 Minute Drill" (Grains & Livestock 1.17.19)

Oliver Sloup shares his thoughts on the grain and livestock markets in his weekly "2 Minute Drill" More Info...

ARC / PLC Elections

We answer a reader's question on the new farm bill and ARC/PLC. More Info...

Four Oregon activist and conservation organizations participating in a

Four Oregon activist and conservation organizations participating in a wolf stakeholder group are protesting an update to the state’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan. More Info...

The number of huanglongbing (HLB) detections in California increased 1

The number of huanglongbing (HLB) detections in California increased 160% from 2017 to 2018, according to the California Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program. More Info...

Today on AgriTalk, we’re talking with Top Producer finalists Christoph

Today on AgriTalk, we’re talking with Top Producer finalists Christopher Adams and Ron Rabou, and the 2019 Top Producer winner, Jimmy Tosh. More Info...

The Fungi that Boosts Roots

This naturally occurring fungi can help plants build stronger root systems. What is it and do you have enough in your soil? More Info...

Due to the decrease in cheese consumption, stock piles are growing at

Due to the decrease in cheese consumption, stock piles are growing at a faster rate. More Info...