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Farm News will be hosting the Farm News Ag Show on Wednesday, June 30. The one day show will be held at the Palo Alto County Fairgrounds in Emmetsburg. In addition to both indoor and outdoor exhibits covering the entire ag spectrum and more, show attendees are invited to sit in on ...

USDA releases 2021

By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com The annual prospective planting report along with the March 1 grain stocks report was released last week – a report Todd Hultman, DTN lead analyst says always comes with an uneasy feeling. “I often get a little bit of a tight stomach at every USDA ...

Technology could be the future of crop scouting

Technology could be the future of crop scoutingBy KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com Could the long hours of walking through fields in the hottest and not-so-best conditions to scout for weeds, bugs, diseases and more soon be replaced with technology? Danny Singh, professor of agronomy at ...

Show us your tractor contest

Do you have a favorite tractor? A tractor that has been restored? An heirloom that still remains in the family? Maybe this tractor is kept safely under covers in the shed. Maybe it still gets used. Either way, we want to see your favorite tractor. Farm News is having a “Show Us Your ...

Meeting in the middle

By CHAD THOMPSON cthompson@messengernews.net FORT DODGE ­— U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, said when it comes to issues like spending and the Mexico-U.S. border, he’ll likely disagree with the Democrats on the other side of the aisle. But he said there’s room for bipartisanship ...

Growth continues at Timpte, Inc.

By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com For Timpte, Inc., it’s all about new product releases, enhancements and expansions over the past year and into 2021. Aaron Dinslage, general manager of Central Region with Timpte, Inc. said not only has the company released a new line of utility ...

Little change in March WASDE

By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com The March World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) from USDA showed very little change for February, but still shows evidence of some very bullish markets. Todd Hultman, DTN lead analyst believes the ending stocks for corn estimate should ...

Spring weather outlook

By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com Recent rain events have helped some parts of the state, while other areas remain extremely dry. The drought monitor, released last week, according to Dennis Todey, director of the Midwest Climate Hub in Ames shows some D2,( severe drought) and D3, ...

It’s a wrap

By DARCY DOUGHERTY MAULSBY yettergirl@yahoo.com ROCKWELL CITY — It’s not uncommon for people to tell Dwight Dial, “Hey, I saw you up on Highway 20 today,” even when the Lake City-area farmer wasn’t anywhere near Highway 20. “It catches me off guard at first, but then they ...

It’s all about markets

By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com After just a short eight days on the job as USDA Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack was the keynote speaker during the close of the general session of the virtually held 2021 Commodity Classic last Friday. During his session, Vilsack spoke on what ...