Blogs

Jun 24, 2016

Britain's fallout is impacting soybean prices1

Soybeans, similar to corn, are feeling the fallout from commodities across the board being pressured by the British fallout and the strength of the U.S. dollar. The bulls have been backpedaling aggressively all week, as prices are now down close to $1 per bushel from last week's high....More
Jun 28, 2016

2015 ARC-CO payment estimates decline

Farmers who had 2015 corn and soybean yields higher than benchmark, but were still scheduled to receive an ARC-CO payment, will likely see reduced amounts, compared to earlier estimates....More
Jul 17, 2015

Now is the time to be sustainable1

These days, more than ever, farmers are being held accountable, and even scrutinized, for their sustainable and conservation efforts. Strip-till, cover crops, water quality, drainage management, soil health and more are at the forefront of the forward-thinking farmers across the U.S....More
Jun 21, 2016

Do NOT cash in your retirement account

At a recent women’s conference on agriculture, I received several questions about cashing out retirement accounts. One woman's husband suggested cashing it in in order to purchase additional land that would generate higher returns than an investment account. In short, my answer was, “No! No! No!”....More
Jun 07, 2016

I can't plant milkWEEDS1

Now, I get it that supporting the beautiful Monarch butterfly is important. But when this video crossed my email and I actually clicked on the play arrow, I cringed -- because it actually shows the planting of milkweed, then watering and nurturing the "plants?"....More

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