Crop markets wither as weather concerns ease
Meteorologist Mark Russo says August may bring a respite to the tropical conditions we experienced in July. Listen to his comments online.
Lower crop prices, interest rate hike could clip farmland values
The slight softening of land prices in some areas represents more of a "breather" than a "bubble" in the farmland market, according to Dale Aupperle, president of Heartland Ag Group in Forsyth.
Urbanization a double-edged sword for agriculture
The population shift from rural areas to cities likely will continue in the future around the world.
Better returns cultivate interest in variable rate seeding
Farmers know that no two fields are alike when it comes to yield potential.
It's a bug's life at unique southern Illinois ranch
Todd Goodman considers Timberline Fisheries, based in Marion, part of agriculture -- albeit a nontraditional part.
Ag production, economic, strategy issues on U of I Agronomy Day menu
University of Illinois Agronomy Day topics include crop production issues, ag economic projections and a statewide food-agriculture strategy