Growth and Success Continues for Beck’s

With the prospect of good yields at harvest, the mood is upbeat at the three-day event called Becknology Days at Beck’s Hybrids. The annual event  draws thousands of farm families to the Beck’s campus in Hamilton County. Scott Beck, Beck’s


Growers Adopting New Multi-Hybrid Technology

  Kinze Manufacturing is getting a jump start on selling their brand new multi-hybrid planters at Becknology Days in Atlanta, Indiana this week. Jason Webster with Beck’s Hybrids tells HAT their growers get an exclusive head start on this new


Cover Crops Make Stover More Sustainable, Profitable

Farmers using cover crops as a soil conservation method can remove much more corn stover per acre for biofuels or other uses and at the same time potentially increase their income, Purdue University research shows. The research points to the age-old

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Red Gold

2014 Red Gold Stewardship Award Winners Announced

Meg Leader, Agricultural and Environmental Affairs Program Manager for the Division of Soil Conservation (DSC) within the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), was at the Red Gold Growers’ Field Day on August 5 to announce the 2014 winners of

Kevin Martin, Covington, Indiana Grower

Western Indiana Crop Ready For High Yields

Seed companies are hosting their field days this week and growers are getting a good chance to talk crops with other growers. Covington farmer Kevin Martin says rainfall hasn’t been a problem in his fields.   “Oh, I think it’s

corn yield

Will Our Big Crop Get Bigger?

The USDA’s August Crop Production report forecast the 2014 U.S. average corn yield at 167.4 bushels per acre.  That exceeds the previous record yield of 164.7 bushels in 2009. The market expectation is that yields will increase in future USDA reports in


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August 21st Market Updates With Arlan Suderman

            Corn Exporters sold a net 32.2 million bushels of corn in the week ending August 14, including 3.9 million old-crop bushels. The old-crop sales were down up from net cancellations of 4.6 million bushels


Jim Riley Market Review for 8/21/2014

Agriculture today is not what it was a decade ago and the futures market that is at the heart of the world farm economy has changed dramatically in just the past few years. Electronic trading and speculative funds have rendered

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Kevin Martin, Covington, Indiana Grower

Western Indiana Crop Ready For High Yields

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Will Our Big Crop Get Bigger?


Tyson, Hillshire Merger, Delayed Another Week

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Plant Health Improvement as Crop Tour Moves West Across Indiana

Chris Hurt

Demand Will Not Help 2014 Crop Prices

Congressman Larry Bucshon

Farm Bureau PAC Announces Bucshon, Rokita Endorsements


Purdue Extension Assisting Feasibility of Regional Food Hubs