FARM LIFE NEWS
View From the Cab
Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:52 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- From Florida to Iowa, no matter the crops they raise or how they tend their fields, farmers always have some things in common. That's the way it is for View From the Cab farmers Karen Johnson of Avoca, Iowa, and Jamie Harris of Madison, Fla., as summer temperatures start to heat up.

"I just took lunch to the field where Bill is windrowing hay and it is 95 degrees F. Much, much hotter than my comfort zone!" Karen told DTN late Sunday.

Temperatures fluctuate up and down. But rain and ...

Quick View
  • Dodge Down Corn Conditions have been right for stalk rot and ear molds in corn in many parts of the Midwest this ...
  • Cows That Last If you've priced replacement heifers lately, or even just added up all the costs of raising your ...
  • Chrysler: What's New for 2015 Here's something you don't want to do at a media event for seasoned automotive journalists from a...
  • Farm Investors Welcome Why own farms when you can own shares in a farmland pool? The advent of agriculture's first real ...
  • Rents Resist Price Relief Growers in bellwether corn states expect to make money on bushels -- not price -- in 2014, farm m...
  • GE Critics Range as Skeptics An ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is tasked by the National Research Council with examining th...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl helps readers wrestle with reality of health insurance costs, congressional inacti...
  • Ag Innovation Showcase At the sixth annual Ag Innovation Showcase in St. Louis this week, start-ups in search of investo...
  • Ask the Vet At what age should a cow be culled?
Related News Stories
Prepared to Go Back
GAO Vindicates Corps
Ag Innovation Showcase
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
Russ' Vintage Iron
Farming on the Mother Road - 10
Farming on the Mother Road - 8
Farming on the Mother Road - 8
Plains Shipping in Dire Straits
Farm Family Business