IABRN — African Swine Fever (ASF) remains outside our borders. However, animal industry experts calculate their response, in the event the foreign animal disease is exposed to United States swine.
IABRN — There is definitely a shift in the global marketplace.
IABRN — We are all familiar with biofuels and the uses of our crop products in that arena.
Statewide Iowa — An Iowa State University grain quality specialist, Charles Hurburgh says some growers are choosing to leave corn in the fields because the kernels’ moisture content is too high for safe storage.
Rain and recent snow melt across Iowa delayed harvest and other fieldwork progress as farmers were held to 4.5 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending November 24, 2019, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Propane shortages across the State remain an issue as farmers try to dry their corn due to high moisture content.
IABRN — The way we take care of our farmland, water and air encompass the major environmental concerns of the past century. Today, it is all bundled up in “sustainability.” However, the components of basic conservation still remain.