New Holland is excited to roll out their new T8 Genesis tractor starting October 1st. The tractor is an overhaul of the last five or six years to make the difference for the farmer who is spending many days in the cab.
Northwest Iowa — Most of Iowa experienced cooler than normal temperatures and below-normal precipitation last week, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Read more
Statewide Iowa — Non-irrigated cropland cash rent averaged $230.00 per acre in Iowa during 2019, down $1.00 from 2017 according to the latest report released by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Pasture rented for cash averaged $59.00 per acre, up $5.00 from 2017.
Ames, Iowa — With the summer-like weather we are experiencing, it’s sometimes tough to remember that winter weather is on the way — possibly in 7 or 8 weeks. But now’s the time to plan for winter weather, and the Iowa Department of Transportation is doing just that. Read more
China’s swine herd may have been reduced by 50-percent, as a result of the outbreak and continued spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) virus.
After all the talk about trade with Mexico and the still to be ratified United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA), we still saw a very strong July for pork exports to our southern neighbor. Much of this is due to pork regaining a duty-free status.