NEWS
View From the Cab
Tue Jun 24, 2014 09:48 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- "Rain, rain, go away," a well-known Mother Goose nursery rhyme, has older versions dating back as far as ancient Greece. Most family farms don't go back that far, but there have probably been times in recent weeks that modern farmers have repeated that same line. Even though View from the Cab farmers Karen Johnson of Avoca, Iowa, and Jamie Harris of Madison, Fla., have both seen detrimental effects from heavy precipitation and storms, neither is ready to throw in the towel.

"We finished planting soybeans behind the triticale," Jamie told ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
Ag Sees Clean Water Act Gap
"Easy Money Times Over"
No More Outlaw Vets
RFA: Big Oil Blocks Ethanol
Castles in the Sky
Build a Better Business
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
Do Misers Make the Best Managers?
Woodbury: Farm Family Business
Ag Losses Mount in Pilger