HERMANN, Mo. — On a sunny May day in East Central Missouri, the Missouri River bottom featured farmers doing a variety of work. Up and down the wide expanse of the bottom, planters and sprayers and tillage tools moved across fields, hurrying to get work done before the next rain.

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The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee recently awarded 48 Wisconsin youth with $50 grants to help offset the costs of their upcoming 4-H and FFA swine projects.

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OPINION I have always considered it a privilege to have grown up on a dairy farm in central Wisconsin. I have so much respect for my dad and his two brothers’ commitment to operating their business. I cannot thank them enough for instilling in me a work ethic, and teaching me to value accoun…

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One of my earliest memories of growing corn was driving tractor while picking rocks on my uncle’s farm. I was 6 years old and could barely push in the clutch. After starting me in granny gear and pointing me down the field, my only job was to drive straight and stay off the corn. But I ran o…

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Wisconsin dairy breakfasts are being planned to celebrate June Dairy Month. Agri-View will publish a calendar weekly in print, as well as online, with updates as we receive them. Email agriview@madison.com with breakfast information including time and date, location with street address, what…

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MILWAUKEE – The name Harlen Persinger is synonymous with agricultural photography. The Iowa native’s photos have graced the covers of national farm magazines and countless company publications. They’ve been featured in the Peace Corps annual calendar and have won many a photo contest. In 201…

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OPINION  The National Farmers Union is co-leading an effort with the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture to secure funding for the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network. More than 30 agricultural, rural and mental-health professional organizations joined the National …

For months market analysts have talked about the war in Ukraine, about supply chain issues, about high input costs, and about trade bottlenecks. But right now the talk is all about the weather and planting progress.

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OPINION  The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed a rule, “The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate Related Disclosures for Investors,” mandating extensive climate disclosures by public companies – including measured impacts for their entire supply chain.

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Reflecting the proliferation of new opportunities along the agricultural supply chain, HighQuest Partners is introducing “Unconventional Ag,” a rebranding of its Organic & Non-GMO Forum, now in its eighth year. The newly refocused event is key to discovering the latest insights in identi…

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The Great Plains is well known for its expansive grasslands. Huge tracts of prairie support livestock, especially cattle. Grasslands contribute to feeding people by feeding animals first. Like all types of agriculture, grazing has an environmental impact. Scientists, farmers, ranchers and co…