Friday, July 31, 2015 9:14AM CDT
Precision ag companies are bringing automation to the age-old practice of soil sampling in the hopes of improving the quality of the samples that generate data and yield maps and determine farmers' fertilizer and nutrient decisions.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 7:52AM CDT
By timing cuttings of grass hay, producers can better match the nutrient content of the hay to the needs of individual types of animals, as well as save on supplement costs.
December corn was 3 cents higher, November soybeans were 1 cent higher, and September Chicago wheat was 5 cents higher.
Expect live and feeder cattle futures to trade on both sides of unchanged in the opening rounds as specs and commercials carefully position before the development of cash business. On the other hand, lean hog contracts could open moderately lower, pressed by follow-through selling of the discount of the cash index.