• Illinois on HWY. 24

    Illinois on HWY. 24

    If you are looking for a getaway in your home state, why not start in the east one morning and move west with the sun to see some of the varie…

    September 23, 2016 8:00 am Photos

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  • Farmers hope for improved river traffic, infrastructure

    Farmers hope for improved river traffic, infrastructure

    All along the great rivers that drain the Heartland, farmers earn their living. The barge navigation on the rivers, like the Missouri, the Mis…

    September 22, 2016 8:00 am(0)
  • Bayer, Monsanto announce merger details

    Bayer, Monsanto announce merger details

    Bayer and Monsanto officials announced Sept. 14 a merger agreement had been reached between their boards, with Bayer acquiring Monsanto for $1…

    September 22, 2016 6:00 am(0)
  • Conservation factors into river management

    Conservation factors into river management

    Farmers may not fare well if they stood before a hypothetical jury looking to place blame for the presence of chemicals in the Mississippi Riv…

    September 22, 2016 5:00 am(0)

Get the most out of combines at harvest time

Get the most out of combines at harvest time

With harvest time for soybeans and corn rapidly bearing down on producers, Tom’s Repair of r…

September 26, 2016 9:00 am(0)

Palmer amaranth contamination risk low in cover crop seed

Editor’s note: The following was written by Bob Hartzler and Meaghan Anderson, Iowa State Un…

September 25, 2016 4:19 pm(0)

Large corn, soybean prospects confirmed

Large corn, soybean prospects confirmed

Market participants were anticipating the Sept. 13 USDA Crop Production and WASDE forecasts …

September 24, 2016 9:00 am(0)

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TPP pork producers’ No. 1 priority during fly-in

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Getting a vote this year on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement was the top issue on which pork producers from around the country lobbied their congressional lawmak…

September 23, 2016 10:24 am(0)

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Rivers in the Midwest affect many aspects of farm life. What is your top concern for the river system?

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