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Wettest May since 1895 delays planting

posted on June 19, 2015 at 5:15 PM

Wettest May since 1895 delays planting
Tropical Storm Bill blasted the Texas coast and continued north to the Southern Plains this week, dumping nearly a foot of rain in some places as it moved north into Oklahoma and Arkansas. An additional 3 to 8 inches of rain is expected in the... Full Story

WASDE Shows Adequate Supplies and Predicts Bumper Crops

posted on June 12, 2015 at 2:51 PM

WASDE Shows Adequate Supplies and Predicts Bumper Crops
New crop domestic ending stocks are based on predictions of bringing in near record crops during the 2015 harvest season Full Story

Maple Syrup Producers Tap Tradition of Value-Added Revenue

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:34 PM

Maple Syrup Producers Tap Tradition of Value-Added Revenue
Our country’s earliest sugar makers were firmly rooted in their craft well before Europeans arrived. But it was the union of native tradition and colonial technology which laid the groundwork for North America’s enduring maple syrup production... Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Filling the Wagon

posted on January 7, 2015 at 4:43 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Filling the Wagon
We use extensions on our cameras when we need just a few more feet or inches. For this video, we attached a GoPro camera to a PVC pipe and put it in the wagon. That allowed for a great view into the wagon as the auger approached. These shots are... Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Night Harvest

posted on December 31, 2014 at 11:43 AM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Night Harvest
We use GoPro cameras where we want the good shot, but it is not safe to stand. This would be one of those times. We put a camera between the combine and the catch wagon. Did we mention this was at night? This video was shot in Buchanan County,... Full Story

U.S. Farmers Produce Bountiful Crop of Dry Beans

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:13 PM

U.S. farmers produced a bountiful crop of dry beans this year, but any potential savings for consumers might be gobbled up by freight problems in the Northern Plains, where much of the crop is grown. Full Story

Market to Market (November 14, 2014)

posted on November 14, 2014 at 8:29 PM

Market to Market (November 14, 2014)
Full Program: Cold weather hits the nation’s midsection as harvest nears completion. The top two greenhouse gas emitting nations strike a landmark deal. We’ll examine the increasing role of technology at the world’s largest futures exchange. Market analysis with... Full Story

Cold Snap Hits as Harvest Nears Completion

posted on November 14, 2014 at 8:58 AM

Much of the nation faced a rude awakening from relatively balmy fall weather as temperatures plummeted this week across the nation’s midsection, and a blanket of snow covered large portions of the northern plains. Full Story

California's Deeping Drought Shrinks Rice Harvest

posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:56 PM

California's deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that's bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers. Full Story

Just-Approved Enlist Duo Herbicide Subject of Lawsuit

posted on October 24, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Just-Approved Enlist Duo Herbicide Subject of Lawsuit
It took less than a week for a lawsuit to arise in response to the government’s Oct.15 approval of a new herbicide that combines two existing weed killers. Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Combine harvest

posted on October 22, 2014 at 4:52 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Combine harvest
A GoPro look at the harvest of 2014 from an angle you don't want to be in yourself, but this camera takes you you to the field. Full Story

Crop Harvest Delayed by Wet Weather

posted on October 17, 2014 at 6:04 PM

Crop Harvest Delayed by Wet Weather
Nationally, only 24 percent of America’s corn is in the bin. That’s up 7 percentage points from last week, but still well behind the 5-year average pace of 43 percent. Full Story

National Geographic App Examines the Future of Food

posted on October 17, 2014 at 1:39 PM

National Geographic App Examines the Future of Food
In addition to a special companion website, natgeo.com, National Geographic’s free, “Future of Food” iPad app includes all published stories from the magazine’s current series on food. Full Story

New Mexico's green chile harvest in full swing

posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:33 AM

The sweet aroma of roasted peppers is wafting throughout New Mexico, signaling that fall is around the corner and the green chile harvest is in full swing. Full Story

Record Crops Predicted; Farmers Market Carefully

posted on August 15, 2014 at 11:45 AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which on Tuesday revised upward its estimate of this year's corn crop to 14 billion... Full Story
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