Farmers should be on the lookout for two emerging weed pests in 2015. Burcucumber could reduce soybean yield as much as 48 percent. The toothed spurge is found in pastures and along roadsides.
The next generation of farmhands might be able to leap over barbed-wire fences and towering cornstalks in a single bound.
Farmland prices depend on interest rates and returns that can be generated by that land. Interest rates are steady but returns per acre have declined as crop prices have dropped.
The tool combines historical weather data and fieldwork conditions with economic considerations to determine the feasibility and profitability of post-planting nitrogen application.
Since switching to pasture-based rotational grazing 17 years ago, dairy farmer Charles Fletcher has expanded his operation, increased his bottom line and has more time to make music. Watch the video.
Feeder cattle prices are setting records. With high prices at slaughter and corn dropping more than $2 per bushel, feeder cattle are more valuable.
Results of the 2014 MU Extension annual land value survey of lenders, appraisers and brokers showed an increase for cropland values by 4.6 percent, nearly double predicted last year.
Ethanol plants are getting more efficient at extracting fuel from corn, and that can affect the quality of distillers grains, a byproduct of ethanol production often used as an economical feed alternative for hogs and poultry.
In the time it takes a person with average reaction time to hit the off button, a 540 rpm PTO can wrap the operator around the shaft.
University of Missouri Extension's upcoming Farm Lease Program helps landowners and renters make decisions about renting farm ground.
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