Irrigation capacity may limit ability to help corn survive extreme drought Commented on: 45 weeks ago (January 12, 2014)

I’m curious as to how the storage of rain water operates as the tanks would have to be enormous to have the ability to water fields of crops surely? It must be very frustrating for the farmers,...

Young farmers, Las Vegas respond to water warning Commented on: 46 weeks ago (January 8, 2014)

There are dramatic changes happening all over the world, and as the weather patterns shift, resulting in examples just like this one, we have to change with the times too and find new ways and new...

Proper hay harvest and storage retain quality Commented on: 46 weeks ago (January 6, 2014)

I really enjoyed reading this article as it has a lot of good information and tips on hay and how storage is such an important issue that if not checked and strictly monitored can result in big...

Coastal Texas forecast calls for hot and dry, but hurricanes could bring rain Commented on: 48 weeks ago (December 25, 2013)

Weather plays an important role in the farming industry. It influences and affects changes to the harvest results, profits and losses altogether. Proper planning needs to be done by the farmers to...

How much would you risk for $9 wheat? Commented on: 48 weeks ago (December 25, 2013)

The farmers with such investment intentions should do the proper math first before diving into the equation. Prices and costs that they should take into account include storage and handling fees,...

EPA oil storage regs impact farmers Commented on: 48 weeks ago (December 25, 2013)

Farms with above ground oil storage containers and tanks will definitely be affected by this change whether the farmers are happy about it or not. Some of the changes to be implemented might be...

Wheat’s supply problem Commented on: 49 weeks ago (December 18, 2013)

It is common for product prices to skyrocket when the demand for a certain item hikes up abruptly. Farmers cannot possibly buy more wheat and keep them in storage in preparation of a potential bad...

Grain bags offer economical storage option Commented on: 49 weeks ago (December 18, 2013)

If we were to view this entire situation from a simple point of view, it is indeed very rational to utilize storage bags as a temporary measure, especially for small enterprise farmers. For larger...

Carbon storage in no-till varies with soil type, depth Commented on: 49 weeks ago (December 18, 2013)

If we speak about simple logic, then I have the perception that the deeper the soil is, the more is the amount of carbon storage. However, it gets quite interesting to read about how a no-till...

Should wheat producers store for higher prices? Commented on: 50 weeks ago (December 11, 2013)

From reading through all the information provided it seems to me that the farmer should sell, the risk he takes otherwise if the price of wheat should fall is too great. With a big loan taken out...

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