Rail congestion and large crops are leading to worries about grain storage space as South Dakota's harvest gets underway.
Tyson Foods plans to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt from its recently announced acquisition of Hillshire Brands. More>>
Despite a rainy spring, Iowa's Ag Secretary says crops across the state are some of the best he's ever seen.Bill Northey said pollination happened before the hot weather set in, and the recent cool weather has allowed for a long filling season.However, the average rainfall for the last two weeks was less than half the normal of two-point-oh-five inches. He said now, the wet weather we experienced earlier in the year is having a positive impact."If the rain didn't drown your crop out or cause ... More>>
Friday, Tyson Foods announced it plans to close its Cherokee plant on September 27. More>>
Officials say, Iowa's cattle herd is the smallest in decades. Hog production is also on the decline. Despite the high meat prices this has caused, demand doesn't seem to be going down.
The latest technology designed to reduce the odor from hog manure will be the focus of a conference next month at Iowa State University. More>>
Ag producers across Siouxland are continuing to stay busy in the fields during the summer months. More>>
Some old tractors have been deployed to help a south-central Nebraska farmer turn a hail-torn cornfield into a future field of winter wheat. More>>
The years long fight over laws prohibiting secretly filmed documentation of animal abuse is moving from state legislatures to federal courts as laws in Utah and Idaho face constitutional challenges. More>>
Crop conditions in South Dakota were reported mostly good to excellent despite a week with little rainfall. More>>
The National Sunflower Association says a common sunflower disease has been found in fields across the Dakotas after a wet planting season. More>>
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says he's confident the agricultural economy will remain strong despite an expected drop in farm income next year as corn prices lag and a pig virus reduces herds. More>>