Multimedia Library - Video http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/media/all/video en Cost management strategies http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/cost-management-strategies <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Michael Langemeier, associate director, Center for Commercial Agriculture, Purdue University, talks about managing farm costs. He says growers need to seriously question new machinery purchases and that cash rents should be negotiated. Those two items can help control costs when commodity prices fall below breakeven levels.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/cost-management-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/cost-management-strategies#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Management Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:12:00 +0000 92201 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Marketing strategy for low-priced corn http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/marketing-strategy-low-priced-corn <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Matt Roberts, associate professor at Ohio State University, talks about marketing strategies for lower-priced corn. He says corn producers are going to have to be very tactical, as he doesn’t see the high corn prices coming back any time soon. Growers should focus on HTAs and maximize on-farm storage, he says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/marketing-strategy-low-priced-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/marketing-strategy-low-priced-corn#comments Corn Marketing Prices Strategy Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0000 92161 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Farmers: Be an advocate for agriculture http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farmers-be-advocate-agriculture <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Agriculture is becoming more and more distant, said David Kohl, professor emeritus, Virginia Tech University, when he spoke with CSD Editor Kurt Lawton at the Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies Conference at Wild Rose Farm, Inc., near Galesburg, Ill. “Anyone involved in the ag industry has to be an advocate; not only to other producers, but to the non-farm public,” he says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farmers-be-advocate-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farmers-be-advocate-agriculture#comments Issues Management Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:55:00 +0000 92151 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Land risk management http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/land-risk-management <div class="node-body video-body"><p>CSD Managing Editor Susan WInsor spoke with Mike Boehlje, distinguished professor at Purdue University, about managing land risk. Boehlje talked about buying new land and making sure farmers know the economic value. He also talked about renting land, and the adjustments to be made in leaner years. Boehlje reminds growers to NOT lock in a high price, and suggests that sometimes renting is better than buying, due to the cost.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/land-risk-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/land-risk-management#comments Issues Prices Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:05:00 +0000 92141 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com The farmer as a CEO http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farmer-ceo <div class="node-body video-body"><p>David Kohl spoke with CSD Editor Kurt Lawton about the farmer as a CEO, noting that profitable businesses have good people. From allocating profits to working capital and cost of production, as well as lender relationships, Kohl says that being proactive and having the right people around you is going to be critical for success.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farmer-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farmer-ceo#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Management Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:09:00 +0000 92131 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Grain farmers: Know your cost of production http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/grain-farmers-know-your-cost-production <div class="node-body video-body"><p>David Kohl, professor emeritus, Virginia Tech University, spoke that the Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies Conference at Wild Rose Farm, Inc., near Galesburg, Ill. Kohl stressed the importance of grain and livestock farmers knowing their cost of production in order to be successful.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/grain-farmers-know-your-cost-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/grain-farmers-know-your-cost-production#comments Corn Issues Soybeans corn production soybean production Management Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:38:00 +0000 92041 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn market uncertainty http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-market-uncertainty <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Matt Roberts, associate professor at Ohio State University, spoke at the Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies conference in mid-July at the Wild Rose Farm near Galesburg, Ill. Here he talks about the uncertainty of the corn market and prices, adding that there is more uncertainty due to the possibility of corn being added back to livestock rations because of lower corn prices.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-market-uncertainty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-market-uncertainty#comments Corn Marketing corn production Marketing and Promotion Prices Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:39:00 +0000 92021 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com FarmLogs app update: Field-specific rainfall data, crop history http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/farmlogs-app-update-field-specific-rainfall-data-crop-history <div class="node-body video-body"><p>FarmLogs co-founder and CEO Jesse Vollmar talks about the FarmLogs app and web offerings, as well as a new app update. The new update offers a popular web feature, allowing farmers to access field-specific rainfall and crop history data right from their phones.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/farmlogs-app-update-field-specific-rainfall-data-crop-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/farmlogs-app-update-field-specific-rainfall-data-crop-history#comments Precision Ag Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:27:00 +0000 89551 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Gavilon Grain markets Duracade corn http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/gavilon-grain-markets-duracade-corn <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Gavilon Grain LLC has partnered with Syngenta to market the new rootworm-resistant Duracade corn. While growers of the new corn are free to find their own markets, if they can't, Gavilon will step in to find a buyer and set up a grain contract, offering growers a local market price for the corn.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/gavilon-grain-markets-duracade-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/gavilon-grain-markets-duracade-corn#comments Marketing Seed Seed Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:53:00 +0000 89501 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Duracade corn: Growing and marketing basics http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/duracade-corn-growing-and-marketing-basics <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Chuck Lee, Syngenta, talks about the new rootworm-resistant Duracade corn. With a limited launch in 2014, the company expects to have about 250,000 acres of the new-traited corn planted under the NK and Golden Harvest brands. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/duracade-corn-growing-and-marketing-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/duracade-corn-growing-and-marketing-basics#comments Corn Seed Seed Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:43:00 +0000 89481 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com