The agricultural industry has changed a lot throughout human history. After the industrial revolution and modern machinery’s invention like the tractor nearly 150 years ago, we have advancements like never before. As a modern farmer in 2021, you likely rely on agricultural weather and market data to become a top producer.
We’ll talk about farmer perspectives, the economics of wind, how to take community feedback into account, and best practices when considering and reviewing a proposed wind lease for your farm.
March’s dynamite prospective planting report dropped and markets responded with surprise and worry to low acres. We take a closer look at plantings, discuss what might explain the absence of several million acres in the report, and more.
Trading agricultural commodities is more than growing a crop and bringing it to the local market. Knowing commodity trading basics and having the technology to manage your business can be a game-changer.
In this digital age, it is of no surprise that technology is breaking its way into the ag industry. Now farmers can use digital farming to form insight and make decisions that will yield success. The adoption of digital agriculture has provided a way to make farms sustainable, productive, and profitable.
We talk management styles and varieties, population and soil, pests and water conservation. Plus a careful look at weather effects, and what might be ahead for progressive grain farmers in terms of sustainability and technology.
March 20th, 2021, is officially the first day of astronomical spring in the Northern Hemisphere because it coincides with the vernal equinox. Meteorologists use March 1st to ring in the new season, making it much easier to record and compare. No matter which date you use, however, it’s severe springtime weather season.
Join leading analyst Todd Hultman on March 31st, 2021 at 12pmCST for a timely, unbiased review of USDA’s Quarterly Grain Stocks and Small Grains Summary.
2020 was a wild ride for the US cattle market, and now with the first few months of 2021 under our belts, it looks like the uncertainty will continue.
Read our blog by Progressive Farmer editor, Pamela Smith, discussing gender equality in agriculture and her personal journey.