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Corn is reaching black layer or full physiological maturity.

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Windrows of hay wait to be baled on a sunny afternoon.

(Washington, D.C.) -- Growth Energy welcomes the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to reject so-called ‘gap-year’ exemptions from the nation’s biofuel laws. Last week, the EPA announced it was denying petitions for small refinery exemptions for past compliance years, from 2011 to 2018.

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The change of weather this past week was welcome after rain every day the previous week. From Sept. 6 to Sept. 12 we received almost 3 inches of rain. Thankfully it came slowly and allowed the ground to take it in. With cloudy days and cool temperatures, crop maturity has slowed somewhat. But the forecast ahead shows sunny days with daytime temperatures in the mid-70s. It sounds to me like ideal September weather.

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In a profession full of uncertainties there is one thing we can rely on in farming. Farmers will find a way to over-produce any commodity.

(KMAland) -- Japan traditionally has been the largest value market for U.S. pork exports. So far this year, sales are down 17 percent in value from one year ago.

(Washington, D.C.) -- As part of the 2018 Farm Bill, the Natural Resources Conservation Service has led interagency collaboration to establish the Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production.

I need to get something off my chest. Sometimes I just need to be brutally honest and say exactly what’s on my mind.

(KMAland) -- After a very slight rally in late July and early August, oil prices have returned to their downward trends.

(KMAland) -- The weekly US Export Sales Report was released Thursday morning for the week ending September 10th.

When I was 16 my family visited Mexico. A favorite idea we brought home was … “disco.” The idea of using simple junk to fashion a skillet was fascinating. But the delicious food we were served, piping hot off the disco, is what actually had us building one just days after arriving home.

STRATFORD, Wis. – “I’m no expert but I’m willing to be an open book and share some of things we’ve learned since we began building pasture in 2015,” Jason Cavadini told visitors to his farm for an evening pasture walk Sept. 3.