NEWS
View From the Cab
Tue Oct 8, 2013 10:34 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- For View From the Cab farmers Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich., and William "Shep" Sheppard of Louisiana, Mo., last week's difficult farm conditions can be summed up in a single word: wet.

It's not just about muddy soil. Row-crop corn is still relatively high moisture, testing in the mid-20s on both farms -- maybe higher. "We have some 115-day corn in front of the house I tested on Wednesday. It's still at 30%," Shep told DTN. "We don't like to shell corn much wetter than 22%," he added. Neighbors ...

Quick View
  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Can you trim inputs while growing soybeans in 2015? Here's a look at what you can and can't cut.
  • Fescue Workaround Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on ca...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
  • Sample With Precision Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiratio...
  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
  • She's Got It All Alicia Mielke is a farm girl originally from Harrington, Wash., who continues to lend a hand to h...
  • Ask the Vet Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breed...
Related News Stories
Minding Ag's Business
Minding Ag's Business
Senior Partners - 1
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Louis Dreyfus Remains Private
Louis Dreyfus Remains Private
Sage Grouse Protection Deal Signed
Minding Ag's Business
Non-GM Label Bill Introduced
USDA Defines Actively Engaged