Armyworms are infesting fields in the Upper Midwest. University of Minnesota Extension Integrated Pest Management specialist Bruce Potter tells Brownfield the pest is mostly being found in corn planted into rye cover crops. “Kind of a widespread area across southern Minnesota up into west-central Minnesota. ... Read More.
A Midwestern farmer is doing his best to manage spiking fuel costs. Northwestern Illinois corn and soybean grower Jon Rosenstiel tells Brownfield with diesel prices more than doubling, a full tank to haul grain is at a premium. “$6 fuel and, maybe, 150 gallons at... Read More.
A recent study shows a proposed pipeline that would transport carbon across five Midwestern states could add nearly $4 billion to the economy. “This project is about the future of agriculture and ethanol.” Jake Ketzner with Summit Carbon Solutions tells Brownfield farmers in Nebraska, Iowa,... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or below-normal temperatures across the northern Plains and much of the West, while warmer-than-normal weather will prevail in parts of California and east of a line from Texas to Lake... Read More.