NEWS
View From the Cab
Tue May 7, 2013 01:56 PM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- The strength of American agriculture rests in a diverse range of farmers, soils, climates and production assets unequaled anywhere in the world. That broad spectrum was evident last week when View from the Cab farmer Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich., plowed ahead with planting even as his counterpart from Louisiana, Mo., William "Shep" Sheppard, waited for waterlogged river-bottom soils to dry.

"We are in the middle of planting corn, chisel plowing, and getting ready to plant tomatoes," Kane told DTN late Sunday. In the meantime, Shep is stuck on ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 1 With sub-$4 corn forecast for multiple years, growers need to make a preemptive strike on their 2...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
Informa Soy Outlook Bearish
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Crop Tech Corner
Weed Whackers
Crop Tech Corner
Midwest Crop Tour Final
Midwest Crop Tour Day 4
Midwest Crop Tour Midday Update
Midwest Crop Tour Day 3
Midwest Crop Tour Midday Update