Better than average corn/soybean yields in Nebraska & Indiana
Day 2 results from the Pro Farmer Crop Tour find excellent yields higher than USDA's forecast.
Pro Farmer sees good conditions for both corn and soybeans.
The eastern leg of the Pro Farmer tour is expected to stop overnight in Bloomington.
Agriculture could be biggest user of UAV technology
The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) could revolutionize the industry within a decade, according to Michael Toscano, president/CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International.
Wet, cool week slows crop development
The Illinois Ag Statistics Service says just over a third of the state's corn has reached the dent stage.
Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour underway
Interest in the 2014 Pro Farmer Crop Tour has elevated, as the event begins its trek across the Midwest this week.
Herbicide rotation urged to avoid multiple resistance
Farmers need to rotate herbicides or they may face resistant weeds that cause weed scientists "to rewrite the text books," University of Illinois weed scientist Aaron Hager warned last week.
More farm bill information available later this fall
Farmers should get more information to help make decisions on signup for key farm bill programs by this fall.
Midwestern farmland values flatten as crop prices drop
Federal Reserve Banks in Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City say farmland values are expected to soften in the coming months.
GROWMARK names agronomy sales managers
Three GROWMARK employees joined the Agronomy Services Department as agronomy information services sales managers.
IAITC receives AT&T donation on Ag Day
AT&T invested in education and agriculture literacy by presenting Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) $10,000 during the Illinois State Fair.