Protect Seeds from Fungus in Wet Planting Seasons

Protect Seeds from Fungus in Wet Planting Seasons

Farms across the country had to deal with a wet spring this year, creating more challenges for grain planting. Most farmers either had to wait for pools of water to drain out of the fields, or had to come up with ways to make it happen. In some cases, wet fields...
How to Protect Wheat and Other Crops from Insects

How to Protect Wheat and Other Crops from Insects

If you made a list of the biggest annoyances to farmers, insects would be near the top. No matter what time of year it is, there are always several types of insects attempting to make a meal out of your grain crop. How do you protect wheat crops from insects? Are...
Can You Keep Your Operation in the Black with Rising Farm Expenses?

Can You Keep Your Operation in the Black with Rising Farm Expenses?

It’s hard to be an American farmer right now. “Of the roughly 2 million U.S. farm households, slightly more than half report negative income from their farming operations each year,” says an August, 2018 report from the USDA’s Economic Research Service. Out of those...
Will Winter Floods Delay Spring Planting?

Will Winter Floods Delay Spring Planting?

The ground is wet. Granted, you could probably tell that just by looking out over your field today. It’s been a wet winter across the United States, one that’s caused multiple floods and raised several questions for farmers. But as we look ahead, the biggest question...