NEWS
Kub's Den
Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Wed Jul 9, 2014 07:26 AM CDT

The sound of green leaves flapping in a mild July breeze is music to a farmer's ears -- more appreciated and familiar than even "America the Beautiful" or any of the other patriotic tunes commonly heard around this time of year. Upon hearing this sound and looking upon its source, it seems to be impossible to keep one particular phrase from rolling off the tongue. It doesn't matter if the corn plants are a stunted 5 inches or a colossal 6 feet tall, no one is capable of stopping the words "Knee high by the Fourth of July!" from popping ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
Related News Stories
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Ukraine Harvest Ahead Of 2013
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Fundamentally Speaking
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments