Warm weather can increase horse disease risks for several reason. Dr. Susan Norman with the Indiana State board of animal health explains in this Hoofbeat program.
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For the last 30 years the Conservation Reserve Program has been helping farmers improve soil and water quality.Â Brad Pfaff, Deputy Administrator of Farm Programs for the Farm Service Agency says CRP isnât a one-size-fits-all program â but there is something available for everyone.Â âThereâs a number of different practices within CRP that can assist... Read more »
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After the slow start to planting in much of the Corn Belt this spring, many farmers are turning their concerns to the weather for the growing season. Meteorologist Greg Soulje says heâs anticipating a more active rainfall pattern across the northern and eastern Corn Belt this summer.Â âPerhaps detrimental rains along with some cool air... Read more »
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Soybeans were higher on commercial and technical buying. Demand continues to be strong, as China bought 110,000 tons of 2016/17 U.S. beans and unknown destinations purchased 100,000 tons of 2016/17 U.S. meal. Contracts were down early on profit taking and the lower meal, before coming back late in the session. Soybean meal was mixed with... Read more »
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A central Wisconsin dairy farmer says producing high quality forage is helping offset escalating input costs. Brad Kramer has a 200 cow operation near Pittsville where he also raises corn, soybeans and alfalfa. He tells Brownfield margins are getting tighter as milk prices go down and soybean meal prices go up. âThe price of milk... Read more »
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