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Beef News
6 ways to optimize livestock baleage quality  (04/17/2015)
House committee approves bill to nix Waters of the U.S. proposal  (04/16/2015)
Vietnam removes more BSE-related beef import restrictions   (04/15/2015)
6 estate tax headlines: What to know about the 'death tax'  (04/14/2015)
FDA finds most antimicrobial resistance instances falling  (04/14/2015)
What's in a beef bull breeding exam and fertility test?  (04/13/2015)
FDA sends warning letters to illicit animal drugmakers  (04/13/2015)
U.S. beef, pork trade expanded in Mexico and Peru  (04/13/2015)
Avoid neosporosis 'abortion storm' in pregnant cows   (04/10/2015)
Drought Monitor: Warmer temps, continued dryness  (04/09/2015)
Focus on replacement heifer nutrition post-breeding  (04/09/2015)
Sign-up for the Beef Quality Assurance transport symposium  (04/09/2015)
Waters of the U.S. proposal goes to White House, some details released  (04/08/2015)
Sorghum silage vs. corn silage: 5 management considerations  (04/08/2015)
Beef, dairy veterinarians could earn funding for continuing education  (04/08/2015)
#BeefsOnMyPlate campaign unveiled following dietary guidelines recommendations  (04/07/2015)
February meat exports still show impacts of West Coast port struggle  (04/06/2015)
Shades, tanks just two options to keep cattle cool this summer  (04/03/2015)
Get free Beef Quality Assurance training until April 15  (04/02/2015)
Drought Monitor: Western snowpack limited; degradations scattered  (04/02/2015)
Food, meat company JBS USA launches new website  (04/02/2015)
Take the 30-day beef checkoff protein challenge  (04/02/2015)
Zoetis grants fund cattle health, productivity research  (04/02/2015)
PLC: Senate budget votes good news for beef producers   (04/01/2015)
34 veterinary students earn Merck scholarships  (04/01/2015)
Meat's color shouldn't be dealbreaker, video explains  (03/31/2015)
NFU asks Congress to avoid GIPSA, COOL riders in ag appropriations  (03/31/2015)
White House expands on antibiotic resistance plan  (03/30/2015)
FDA plans to create standards for animal food ingredients  (03/30/2015)
Estate tax repeal back on the table in 2015  (03/27/2015)
Lawmakers weigh country-of-origin labeling retaliatory concerns  (03/26/2015)
Beef, dairy interests comment in meeting on dietary guidelines   (03/25/2015)
FDA releases draft of animal feed safety regulations  (03/24/2015)
USDA Cattle on Feed Report: Placements slightly lower than expected  (03/20/2015)
Legislators hear farmer, rancher concerns on estate taxes  (03/20/2015)
Access to land still the biggest concern for young farmers, ranchers  (03/19/2015)
Panel: TPA would advance trade agreements, promote exports  (03/19/2015)


Corn Illustrated Weekly
When to plant corn: Waiting on the magic number of 55 degrees F  (04/14/2015)
When is the best time to plant corn? Here's a novel way to know  (04/07/2015)
Simple demonstration is reminder: Seed corn has a shelf life  (03/31/2015)
How do farmers get huge corn yields? Inquiring minds want to know  (03/24/2015)


Farm Futures News
Farm business weekly review  (04/18/2015)
7 ag stories you might have missed this week  (04/17/2015)
Majority of ag groups support new TPA legislation   (04/17/2015)
House approves estate tax repeal  (04/17/2015)
Long-awaited Trade Promotion Authority legislation surfaces  (04/16/2015)
Plant geneticist earns 2015 Borlaug CAST Communication award  (04/16/2015)
Drought Monitor: Substantial rainfall noted in eastern U.S.  (04/16/2015)
House committee approves bill to nix Waters of the U.S. proposal  (04/16/2015)
USDA: 250% increase in number of organic farmers since 2002  (04/16/2015)
Chesapeake model: Who'll pay for Mississippi River's clean-up?  (04/15/2015)
4-Hers meet with House Ag Committee, discuss future of agriculture  (04/15/2015)
Corn Belt just as diverse now as it was in 1930  (04/15/2015)
6 estate tax headlines: What to know about the 'death tax'  (04/14/2015)
Ag participates in Midwest monarch conservation meeting   (04/14/2015)
USDA crop progress report: Winter wheat slips  (04/13/2015)
Chesapeake Bay water clean-up model: What Midwest farmers learned  (04/13/2015)
EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard timeline welcome, but still represents delay  (04/13/2015)
Weird spring weather blamed on 'blob' in Pacific Ocean  (04/13/2015)
7 ag stories you might have missed this week  (04/10/2015)
EPA announces June 1 release date for 2015 RFS volumes   (04/10/2015)
Federal report highlights export opportunities ahead of TPP, TTIP deals  (04/10/2015)
Still no smoking gun in cause of pollinator declines  (04/10/2015)
Drought Monitor: Warmer temps, continued dryness  (04/09/2015)
5 ag stories to read now: GMOs, trade approvals and Europe  (04/09/2015)
FDA clarifies FSMA regs for farmers' direct-to-consumer food sales  (04/09/2015)
Waters of the U.S. proposal goes to White House, some details released  (04/08/2015)
Lawsuit challenges USDA changes to organic farming standards  (04/08/2015)
USDA Ag Conservation Easement Program funding round ends May 15  (04/08/2015)
Chesapeake Bay water clean-up regs would 'flood' Midwest farms  (04/07/2015)
Lighter colored upper leaves may be crop 'photosynthesis hack'  (04/07/2015)
FAO's latest food price report good news for ethanol  (04/07/2015)
USDA crop progress report: Wheat ratings drop  (04/06/2015)
Senators encourage EPA review of pollinator health  (04/06/2015)
FAO: Impact of natural disasters especially hard on ag   (04/06/2015)
7 ag stories you might have missed this week  (04/03/2015)
Who will feed China? U.S. ag represented at Beijing forum  (04/03/2015)
Food price survey expects spring picnic to cost a bit more  (04/03/2015)
'FoodKeeper' app released prior to World Health Day  (04/03/2015)
Drought Monitor: Western snowpack limited; degradations scattered  (04/02/2015)
California implements water restrictions as drought continues  (04/02/2015)
USDA grants fund food safety, antimicrobial resistance research  (04/02/2015)
Monsanto joins monarch butterfly protection efforts  (04/01/2015)
NBB petitions EPA on Argentine biodiesel imports   (04/01/2015)
An April Fools' Day take on Midwest ethanol  (04/01/2015)
Perhaps the best agriculture April Fools' Day videos ever  (04/01/2015)
5 critical planter prep considerations  (03/31/2015)
USDA loans, grants help rural businesses, manufacturers  (03/31/2015)
Kansas wheat crop condition slips again, 39% good/excellent  (03/30/2015)
2014 U.S. ethanol export volumes highest in three years  (03/30/2015)
Researchers search for ways to build drought-tolerant soybean   (03/30/2015)
USDA Hogs and Pigs Report finds more market hogs than expected  (03/27/2015)
7 ag stories you might have missed this week  (03/27/2015)
USDA: ARC, PLC farm bill program sign-up deadline extended  (03/27/2015)
Sen. Rubio calls trade with Cuba 'trafficking in stolen goods'  (03/27/2015)
Section 179 reinstatement good, but clarity is better: Think tank  (03/27/2015)
Estate tax repeal back on the table in 2015  (03/27/2015)
Drought Monitor: South gets rain, but the West remains parched  (03/26/2015)
National GMO labeling standards bill resurfaces  (03/26/2015)
Honey bees not harmed by realistic pesticide exposure  (03/26/2015)
USDA farm bill program selection deadline is coming   (03/25/2015)
GMO labeling logistics concern farmers, manufacturers  (03/25/2015)
UAVs have place in agriculture, farmer tells legislators  (03/25/2015)
USDA proposes changes to 'actively engaged' definition  (03/24/2015)
Final call for Monsanto's 2015 Farm Mom of the Year contest  (03/24/2015)
Bill would reform rail transportation oversight committee  (03/24/2015)
Faster internet focus of new federal broadband council; Vilsack is co-chair  (03/24/2015)
Crop condition update: Oklahoma, Texas wheat improves  (03/23/2015)
Researchers develop genetic map of world wheat lines  (03/23/2015)
WHO cancer group suggests glyphosate is 'probable carcinogen'  (03/20/2015)
$200 million USDA grants fund job training for SNAP recipients  (03/20/2015)
USDA Cattle on Feed Report: Placements slightly lower than expected  (03/20/2015)
7 ag stories you might have missed this week  (03/20/2015)
House Ag Committee approves bill to limit pesticide permitting   (03/20/2015)
Research will simultaneously address irrigation water availability, nutrient runoff   (03/20/2015)
More bee forage in the works  (03/19/2015)
Access to land still the biggest concern for young farmers, ranchers  (03/19/2015)
Drought Monitor: Degradations dominate upper Midwest  (03/19/2015)
Panel: TPA would advance trade agreements, promote exports  (03/19/2015)
USDA celebrates women agriculturists on National Ag Day  (03/19/2015)


Industry Voice
Be proactive in your approach to weed management  (04/01/2015)


Livestock News
6 ways to optimize livestock baleage quality  (04/17/2015)
Faster dairy mastitis test uses cancer detection technology  (04/16/2015)
Dairy market update: 2014-15 milk price slide slows  (04/15/2015)
Vietnam removes more BSE-related beef import restrictions   (04/15/2015)
FDA finds most antimicrobial resistance instances falling  (04/14/2015)
What's in a beef bull breeding exam and fertility test?  (04/13/2015)
FDA sends warning letters to illicit animal drugmakers  (04/13/2015)
U.S. beef, pork trade expanded in Mexico and Peru  (04/13/2015)
Avoid neosporosis 'abortion storm' in pregnant cows   (04/10/2015)
Focus on replacement heifer nutrition post-breeding  (04/09/2015)
Sign-up for the Beef Quality Assurance transport symposium  (04/09/2015)
Suspect arrested in deaths of 300,000 S.C. chickens  (04/09/2015)
Apply to be 'America's Pig Farmer' through National Pork Board  (04/08/2015)
Sorghum silage vs. corn silage: 5 management considerations  (04/08/2015)
Beef, dairy veterinarians could earn funding for continuing education  (04/08/2015)
#BeefsOnMyPlate campaign unveiled following dietary guidelines recommendations  (04/07/2015)
February meat exports still show impacts of West Coast port struggle  (04/06/2015)
Pork Board backs White House antibiotic resistance efforts  (04/03/2015)
Raw milk bill vetoed in West Virginia as data suggests foodborne illness risks  (04/03/2015)
Shades, tanks just two options to keep cattle cool this summer  (04/03/2015)
Get free Beef Quality Assurance training until April 15  (04/02/2015)
Food, meat company JBS USA launches new website  (04/02/2015)
Take the 30-day beef checkoff protein challenge  (04/02/2015)
Zoetis grants fund cattle health, productivity research  (04/02/2015)
PLC: Senate budget votes good news for beef producers   (04/01/2015)
34 veterinary students earn Merck scholarships  (04/01/2015)
Meat's color shouldn't be dealbreaker, video explains  (03/31/2015)
NFU asks Congress to avoid GIPSA, COOL riders in ag appropriations  (03/31/2015)
White House expands on antibiotic resistance plan  (03/30/2015)
FDA plans to create standards for animal food ingredients  (03/30/2015)
USDA Hogs and Pigs Report finds more market hogs than expected  (03/27/2015)
Raw milk more likely to cause foodborne illness  (03/27/2015)
Lawmakers weigh country-of-origin labeling retaliatory concerns  (03/26/2015)
Beef, dairy interests comment in meeting on dietary guidelines   (03/25/2015)
FDA releases draft of animal feed safety regulations  (03/24/2015)
U.S., Australia and New Zealand dairy groups make specific TPP requests  (03/23/2015)
USDA Cattle on Feed Report: Placements slightly lower than expected  (03/20/2015)
Legislators hear farmer, rancher concerns on estate taxes  (03/20/2015)


Local News
Hog numbers continue to surpass expectations  (04/17/2015)
Hog numbers continue to surpass expectations  (04/17/2015)
U of I tests biomass yield predicting technology  (04/16/2015)
Keep rotation intervals in mind when terminating a poor wheat crop  (04/15/2015)
Latest planting report says farmers will significantly reduce soybean acres  (04/14/2015)
Deadline to apply for Cultivating Master Farmers is April 15  (04/13/2015)
Don't skimp on controlling tough weeds  (04/13/2015)
Registration open for pollinator conference  (04/13/2015)
Stone Seed awards 18 $1,000 scholarships  (04/10/2015)
New report confirms extensive use of neonicotinoid seed treatments  (04/09/2015)
Growers have a new tool for fighting sudden death syndrome in soybeans  (04/08/2015)
Pork Quality Assurance Plus training begins Thursday  (04/07/2015)
Petitions now available for Illinois Corn Marketing Board; Illinois Soybean Board  (04/06/2015)
U of I's farmdocDaily website celebrates 1,000 daily posts  (04/03/2015)
Specialty crop grant proposals due May 1  (04/02/2015)
Be proactive in your approach to weed management  (04/01/2015)
ISA directors: Opportunity for boosting soybean shipments with empty containers  (04/01/2015)
ISA continues to expand soybean composition survey  (03/31/2015)
USDA estimates raise questions about 2014 soybean crop size  (03/30/2015)
Illinois Council on Best Management Practices elects officers for 2015  (03/27/2015)
Land values see modest decline in 2014  (03/26/2015)
U of I researchers urge growers to pay more attention to soybean nutrition needs  (03/25/2015)
U of I study demonstrates synergistic approach to corn yield increases  (03/24/2015)
Gov. Rauner visits with ag leaders during National Ag Day proclamation   (03/23/2015)
Apply for Illinois Pork Producers Association scholarship program  (03/20/2015)


Market Commentary
Afternoon Recap by Bob Burgdorfer  (04/17/2015)
Morning Market Review by Bryce Knorr  (04/17/2015)
Morning Livestock Review by John Otte  (04/17/2015)


National News
Farm business weekly review  (04/18/2015)
7 ag stories you might have missed this week  (04/17/2015)
Majority of ag groups support new TPA legislation   (04/17/2015)
House approves estate tax repeal  (04/17/2015)
Long-awaited Trade Promotion Authority legislation surfaces  (04/16/2015)
Plant geneticist earns 2015 Borlaug CAST Communication award  (04/16/2015)
Drought Monitor: Substantial rainfall noted in eastern U.S.  (04/16/2015)
House committee approves bill to nix Waters of the U.S. proposal  (04/16/2015)
USDA: 250% increase in number of organic farmers since 2002  (04/16/2015)
Chesapeake model: Who'll pay for Mississippi River's clean-up?  (04/15/2015)
4-Hers meet with House Ag Committee, discuss future of agriculture  (04/15/2015)
Corn Belt just as diverse now as it was in 1930  (04/15/2015)
6 estate tax headlines: What to know about the 'death tax'  (04/14/2015)
Ag participates in Midwest monarch conservation meeting   (04/14/2015)
USDA crop progress report: Winter wheat slips  (04/13/2015)
Chesapeake Bay water clean-up model: What Midwest farmers learned  (04/13/2015)
EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard timeline welcome, but still represents delay  (04/13/2015)
Weird spring weather blamed on 'blob' in Pacific Ocean  (04/13/2015)
7 ag stories you might have missed this week  (04/10/2015)
EPA announces June 1 release date for 2015 RFS volumes   (04/10/2015)
Federal report highlights export opportunities ahead of TPP, TTIP deals  (04/10/2015)
Still no smoking gun in cause of pollinator declines  (04/10/2015)
Drought Monitor: Warmer temps, continued dryness  (04/09/2015)
5 ag stories to read now: GMOs, trade approvals and Europe  (04/09/2015)
FDA clarifies FSMA regs for farmers' direct-to-consumer food sales  (04/09/2015)
Waters of the U.S. proposal goes to White House, some details released  (04/08/2015)
Lawsuit challenges USDA changes to organic farming standards  (04/08/2015)
USDA Ag Conservation Easement Program funding round ends May 15  (04/08/2015)
Chesapeake Bay water clean-up regs would 'flood' Midwest farms  (04/07/2015)
Lighter colored upper leaves may be crop 'photosynthesis hack'  (04/07/2015)
FAO's latest food price report good news for ethanol  (04/07/2015)
USDA crop progress report: Wheat ratings drop  (04/06/2015)
Senators encourage EPA review of pollinator health  (04/06/2015)
FAO: Impact of natural disasters especially hard on ag   (04/06/2015)
7 ag stories you might have missed this week  (04/03/2015)
Who will feed China? U.S. ag represented at Beijing forum  (04/03/2015)
Food price survey expects spring picnic to cost a bit more  (04/03/2015)
'FoodKeeper' app released prior to World Health Day  (04/03/2015)
Drought Monitor: Western snowpack limited; degradations scattered  (04/02/2015)
California implements water restrictions as drought continues  (04/02/2015)
USDA grants fund food safety, antimicrobial resistance research  (04/02/2015)
Beck's, Kinze multi-hybrid planter collaboration becomes reality  (04/01/2015)
Monsanto joins monarch butterfly protection efforts  (04/01/2015)
NBB petitions EPA on Argentine biodiesel imports   (04/01/2015)
An April Fools' Day take on Midwest ethanol  (04/01/2015)
Perhaps the best agriculture April Fools' Day videos ever  (04/01/2015)
5 critical planter prep considerations  (03/31/2015)
USDA loans, grants help rural businesses, manufacturers  (03/31/2015)
Kansas wheat crop condition slips again, 39% good/excellent  (03/30/2015)
2014 U.S. ethanol export volumes highest in three years  (03/30/2015)
Researchers search for ways to build drought-tolerant soybean   (03/30/2015)
7 ag stories you might have missed this week  (03/27/2015)
USDA: ARC, PLC farm bill program sign-up deadline extended  (03/27/2015)
Sen. Rubio calls trade with Cuba 'trafficking in stolen goods'  (03/27/2015)
Section 179 reinstatement good, but clarity is better: Think tank  (03/27/2015)
Estate tax repeal back on the table in 2015  (03/27/2015)
Drought Monitor: South gets rain, but the West remains parched  (03/26/2015)
National GMO labeling standards bill resurfaces  (03/26/2015)
Honey bees not harmed by realistic pesticide exposure  (03/26/2015)
USDA farm bill program selection deadline is coming   (03/25/2015)
GMO labeling logistics concern farmers, manufacturers  (03/25/2015)
UAVs have place in agriculture, farmer tells legislators  (03/25/2015)
USDA proposes changes to 'actively engaged' definition  (03/24/2015)
Final call for Monsanto's 2015 Farm Mom of the Year contest  (03/24/2015)
Bill would reform rail transportation oversight committee  (03/24/2015)
Faster internet focus of new federal broadband council; Vilsack is co-chair  (03/24/2015)
Crop condition update: Oklahoma, Texas wheat improves  (03/23/2015)
Researchers develop genetic map of world wheat lines  (03/23/2015)
WHO cancer group suggests glyphosate is 'probable carcinogen'  (03/20/2015)
$200 million USDA grants fund job training for SNAP recipients  (03/20/2015)
7 ag stories you might have missed this week  (03/20/2015)
House Ag Committee approves bill to limit pesticide permitting   (03/20/2015)
Research will simultaneously address irrigation water availability, nutrient runoff   (03/20/2015)
More bee forage in the works  (03/19/2015)
Access to land still the biggest concern for young farmers, ranchers  (03/19/2015)
Drought Monitor: Degradations dominate upper Midwest  (03/19/2015)
Panel: TPA would advance trade agreements, promote exports  (03/19/2015)
USDA celebrates women agriculturists on National Ag Day  (03/19/2015)


Web Exclusives
One man's advice: stay with GMO traits  (04/14/2015)
Beck's, Kinze multi-hybrid planter collaboration becomes reality  (04/01/2015)


What's New
Fortix fungicide now registered for suppression of soybean Sudden Death Syndrome  (04/16/2015)
New wheat, barley phosphite fungicide offered by Verdesian  (04/15/2015)
Agco online store offers specialty branded toys, collectibles  (04/15/2015)
MapShots announces new farm data integration with Raven Slingshot  (04/10/2015)
MGK crop insect control products offered exclusively by Valent USA   (04/09/2015)
John Deere mid-size tractor models added  (04/08/2015)
Case IH Steiger tractors break drawbar fuel efficiency records  (04/08/2015)
Two tillage tools from Horsch  (04/07/2015)
Shield maximizes drag chain use  (04/06/2015)
Mathews Company offers grain dryer savings calculator, purchase incentives  (04/06/2015)
Enlist Duo herbicide earns EPA approval in more states  (04/02/2015)
Krone expecting more growth in U.S. hay and forage market  (04/02/2015)
Teeter, Netafim join on Precision Mobile Drip Irrigation technology  (04/02/2015)
Anthem Maxx herbicide uses lower rate for less mixing  (04/01/2015)
Hydraulic repair kit keeps equipment moving  (03/24/2015)
New ballast system offers versatility  (03/20/2015)
System calculates relative feed value of every alfalfa hay bale  (03/19/2015)
Syngenta reports 2014 'Good Growth Plan' progress  (03/19/2015)