Agronomist: Farmers should maximize yield potential
Matt Foes, regional agronomy manager for 360 Yield Center, urges farmers to focus on maximizing yield potential rather than slashing inputs in response to tighter margins.
Kansas growers fund gluten-free wheat
The Kansas Wheat Commission is spending $200,000 to breed wheat for people who can't eat gluten.
NIAA sees growth opportunities in aquaculture
The theme of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) annual conference was "Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture."
Farmers need to consider nutrient needs, responsibility
Applying nitrogen in the spring and the fall ensures the crop will find nutrients, offers timing flexibility and uses best management practices.
What's in a hot dog? Website tackles myths about meat
Janet Riley, senior VP of public affairs for the North American Meat Institute, discusses busting myths about meat production/consumption via a website MeatMythCrushers.com.
Young Leader survey points to land challenges
Young Leaders across the nation listed finding and securing adequate land to grow crops and raise animals as their top challenge.
FarmWeek for March 23
Here is your March 23 edition of FarmWeek via Issuu.com.
Groups Seek Input on Soybean Decisions
University of Illinois crop scientists and Extension educators want your input on how you make decisions about soybeans.
New Ride for Discussion Meet Winner
Sean Arians took delivery of his new 2015 Chevrolet Silverado as a result of winning the 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation's (AFBF) Discussion meet
Specialty crop grant applications due May 1
Growers and others applying for more than $600,000 in federal specialty crop funding must submit applications by May 1.