An ag economist says farmers may have some good opportunities to market their grain during the first few months of the year. Allendale’s Greg McBride says they should be watching the corn market closely. “We do have the ability to see large swings in... Read More.
It was an exciting and exhausting week in November for the Brownfield Ag News team at the 2023 National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) convention held in Kansas City. A few highlights: Meghan Grebner Conant rocked her role as President of the NAFB foundation;... Read More.
By Sam Ojeda Volleyball Buhler High School Volleyball went undefeated last week with two victories at home. In their first game of the week versus Augusta, the Crusaders won two sets to one: 25-16, 20-25, 25-19. In their second game, they swept El Dorado: 25-13, 25-13.After... Read More.
The 2023 Wisconsin State Fair wrapped up Sunday, and fair officials say all eleven days were outstanding. This year, the state fair had 1,043,350 visitors who saw more than ten thousand animal exhibits and competitive entries, along with food, beverages, and shows. That includes... Read More.
An agriculture group is working with college interns to help them get the most out of their internship experience. Amber Cafferty with the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin tells Brownfield PDPW’s Accelerate program spans across all agriculture sectors. “It’s designed to help interns... Read More.
Early planting is off and running. When it comes to early plant soybeans, what do we need to be on the lookout for? Agronomist AJ Woodyard talks nodes, pods and seed weight impacts. Click here to learn more about Advanced Agrilytics. ...
A multi-year national corn yield winner sees the planter as one of the most important pieces of equipment on his farm. Virginia farmer David Hula tells Brownfield surpassing 600-bushel corn starts at emergence and switching planter technology has helped. “For growers, adopt some technology where... Read More.
Proper nutrient management will be crucial to farmer success in 2023. Andrew Luzum with Corteva Agriscience says fertilizer prices remain volatile. “So the biggest thing is making sure that we’ve got equipment that’s ready to go and calibrated. The worst thing we can do is... Read More.
It was a successful year all-around in 2022 for Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand as he won the election in November, only to follow that up with several successful deer hunts later in the fall. Sand, who grew up hunting and fishing, tells Brownfield... Read More.
There’s a lot that goes into raising a big corn crop and while Nitrogen is always top of mind, it isn’t the only nutrient that matters. In this Managing for Profit, Channel Technical Agronomist Paul Parcher talks about why farmers should also focus on phosphorus... Read More.