Hit Radio KSKU 95.9 HK FM Mix 96.7 KMPK 98.9 KMCP 100.5 KNZS Rocks 106 Kicks Country KXKUHutch Daily Mac Daily Rice Daily

USDA revises 2021 corn, soybean crop totals

The USDA has revised 2021 U.S. corn production lower, while raising the total for soybeans. The department says corn production last year was 15.074 billion bushels, a decrease of 41.4 million from the preliminary number in January, with the average yield down fractionally at... Read More.

Dairy farmer changes crop plans with great success

A Wisconsin dairy farmer changed his crop rotations, his forage choices, and how he manages the land with great success. Joe Bragger tells Brownfield, “Our pregnancy rates, our milk production, everything is improving. There’s always another way to do things.” Bragger farms near Independence... Read More.

Financial planning ahead of the 2023 crop year

A regional leader with Farm Credit Mid-America is encouraging growers to begin financial planning to help manage uncertainty for the 2023 crop year.   Rudi Pitzer-Perry is the regional vice president of ag lending based in Ohio.   “Some things we’re looking at, include managing... Read More.

Preventing corn rootworm for next year’s corn crop

Corn rootworm pressure continues to be a challenge for many farmers across the Corn Belt and it’s something to plan for as farmers start thinking about the 2023 growing season. In this Managing for Profit, DEKALB Asgrow technical agronomist Nicole Stecklein, who serves northeast Iowa,... Read More.