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Expect slightly lower crop insurance premiums

March 2, 2018 Most Iowa farmers will benefit from lower 2018 crop insurance premiums. more »»

FARM AND FOOD FILE

March 2, 2018 In this space on Feb. more »»

DAVID KRUSE

March 2, 2018 What has changed? That was the question that my partner, Rod Petersen, asked me last week after the Florida school shooting tragedy. more »»

COUNTY AGENT GUY

March 2, 2018 I like to whip up a batch of homemade chili. Chili is one of the few dishes that’s difficult to botch. And you can be as creative as or as lazy as you like. more »»

COUNTY AGENT GUY

March 1, 2018 March has arrived and if conditions hold it will be coming in like a lamb. more »»

BRIAN HOOPS

March 1, 2018 Despite a deep and painful slump for the American agricultural economy, sales of Deere & Co. signature green-and-yellow machines are rebounding. more »»

KARL SETZER

March 1, 2018 As we approach the spring planting season more attention is placed on the new crop corn/soybean price ratio. Typically this runs at 2.5:1, meaning it takes 2. more »»

IT'S FRIDAY

February 23, 2018 Rick Friday's cartoon submission for Feb. 23, 2018. more »»

FARM AND FOOD FILE

February 23, 2018 It’s difficult to improve on Mark Shields’ apt description of today’s Trump White House: “It’s like East Berlin,” observed Shields, a long-time political operative and pundit, during a recent... more »»

DAVID KRUSE

February 23, 2018 Do you remember inflation? I do and my recollections of it are not very fond. I started farming in 1973 heading right into an inflationary cycle. more »»

COUNTY AGENT GUY

February 23, 2018 We here in the Northlands have come to the time of year that many of us dread. more »»

CROP WATCH

February 23, 2018 One more week in this month and the month of March will have arrived. Though this might be a snowy month with a blizzard or two, we will see longer days with more sunshine and gradually warmer temp. more »»

BRIAN HOOPS

February 23, 2018 U.S. farm income will fall 6.7 percent in 2018 to the lowest in 12 years, according to the latest projections from the Department of Agriculture. more »»

KARL SETZER

February 23, 2018 Sales of cash corn remain historically light across the United States. This is from a variety of reasons, but one that is getting the most attention is the use of the federal loan program. more »»

Recalling a most Unconventional — and life-changing —FFA journey

February 16, 2018 My FFA story is so unlikely that even I can’t quite believe it myself. It all began in the fall of 1989, when I was starting my sophomore year at Southern Cal High School in Lake City. more »»

IT'S FRIDAY

February 16, 2018 Rick Friday's cartoon submission for Feb. more »»

CROP WATCH

February 16, 2018 Mid February is approaching us and it seems like the month just got here. It is a short month and it always rushes by. more »»

FARM AND FOOD FILE

February 16, 2018 It was an inarguable fact on the southern Illinois dairy farm of my youth that there was no earthly reason my grandfather, one of the farm’s principal owners, would ever borrow money from any bank,... more »»

DAVID KRUSE

February 16, 2018 Stock market investors have been conditioned by years and years of repetition that sharp stock market breaks are corrections, offer buying opportunities and that there is no need for any real concern. more »»

COUNTY AGENT GUY

February 16, 2018 That curious quadrennial occurrence called the Coca-Cola Visa Intel Samsung Panasonic Toyota Eat at Joe’s Winter Olympics is currently being beamed through our eyeballs and into our brains. more »»

 
 

 

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