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Coming war for US crop acres renews food-versus-fuel fight
The late winter scrum is a showdown over how many acres of corn, soybeans, cotton and wheat acres farmers will plant. Alan Guebert weighs in.
Timely rains yield exceptional crops in Eastern Corn Belt
Dryness in the Midwest has plagued most of the growing season. However, crops are expected to be exceptional in the Eastern Corn Belt due to timely rains.
Perennial crops: applications for everyone
Perennial crops are diverse and offer a wide range of benefits. Learn the five general categories and how to get started.
Plant diseases, pests ruining crops
Pathogens and pests are causing maize losses of 20 to 41 percent, and soybean losses of 11-32 percent.
Ohio Master Farmers, top crop adviser honored
This year's Master Farmer recipients and conservation award winner are committed to taking care of the land, and addressing the water quality issue.
Speaking up for U.S. soybean growers
This Delaware County grain farmer is an advocate for his industry — on his farm and across the country.
Jentes brothers recognized for conservation
These two Wayne County farmers operate grain and dairy farms, with the goal of taking care of the land and their families.
Crop farming at a young age
Crawford County farmer Casey Niese relies on the insight of his father and grandfather, and his college education, to succeed as a crop farmer.
So long, fertilizer: This corn acquires its own nitrogen
Researchers have identified varieties of tropical corn from Oaxaca, Mexico, that can acquire a significant amount of the nitrogen they need from the air.
Good weather means more poor prices
Favorable growing weather continues, putting downward pressure on prices.