NEWS
Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri May 31, 2013 10:59 PM CDT

I was living a charmed life until I got 3 inches of rain in just over 36 hours this past week. This is agriculture, there are always ups and downs and Mother Nature can sometimes be cruel. I was parched dry but now it's so wet I cannot even walk across the fields. Next week it's time to put fungicide on my soft red winter wheat. Maybe I should look on the bright side: the wheat was parched but now will have life. I am looking forward to harvest time next month.

Of course, the events of this past week ...

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...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business When family members are stressed, they tend either to shut down or explode. Try these tips for he...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
Related News Stories
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Public Weighing in on Biotech
Crop Tech Corner
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Betting on Shorter Beans
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Enlist Science
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Shaw: Under the Agridome