USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Monday, September 22, 2014 3:33PM CDT
The U.S. corn crop was 7% harvested as of Sept. 21, according to USDA, and the soybean crop was 3% harvested.
Farm Investors Welcome
Monday, September 22, 2014 12:23PM CDT
Why own farms when you can own shares in a farmland pool? The advent of agriculture's first real estate investment trusts means small-scale investors can get a share of farmland's action for the first time.
Weekly Transportation Update
Monday, September 22, 2014 11:49AM CDT
The Canadian government has fined the CN railroad and the CP railroad is suing the government over interswitching rules. In the U.S., legislation is moving forward that would give the Surface Transportation Board more power over railroad service and practices.
Juggling the Bean Harvest
Friday, September 19, 2014 4:41PM CDT
With a large number of soybean fields sporting varying levels of maturity this fall, farmers need to weigh a variety of economic and agronomic factors before they decide how to harvest.