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Crop nutrients come and go

02-03-2016 TFadmin

Crop nutrients come and go

A challenge in making and applying fertilizer blends is that the nature of different fertilizers affects how we apply specific nutrients. Essential mineral plant nutrients differ in mobility in the soil....

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Local cooperatives contribute to MFA Inc…

02-03-2016 stevefairchild

Local cooperatives contribute to MFA Incorporated

In the spray rigs and feed trucks across MFA trade territory, and in the halls of the MFA home office, employees are proud to be part of a cooperative business. MFA’s...

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Watch wet wheat

02-03-2016 TFadmin

Watch wet wheat

University of Missouri agronomist Greg Luce warns that flooding, ice sheeting and generally waterlogged soils could have a significant impact on wheat crops across the MFA trade territory. “As with most...

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Check in on the Beef Checkoff

02-03-2016 TFadmin

Check in on the Beef Checkoff

In December 2015, Missouri Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce approved the petition to conduct a referendum of Missouri cattle producers. The referendum is pursuant to section 275.352 RSMo as amended,...

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See you at the show

01-25-2016 TFadmin

See you at the show

Whether it’s shiny new equipment, livestock demonstrations or the roar of a tractor pull, the 2016 Western Farm Show offers a wide array of products and entertaining attractions for farming...

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Culver's donates over a million dollars …

01-05-2016 TFadmin

Culver's donates over a million dollars in support of agriculture

Culver's restaurants across the nation continue to build support of American agriculture as part of the chain's Thank You Farmers initiative. Since the program began in 2013 over a million...

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McCarty to lead Missouri Farmers Care

12-22-2015 TFadmin

McCarty to lead Missouri Farmers Care

Missouri Farmers Care, an organization that represents the state's farmers and ranchers, is pleased to announce Ashley McCarty of Kirksville, Mo., has accepted the position of executive director. McCarty and her...

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Glyphosate passes, again

12-18-2015 webadmin

Glyphosate passes, again

EU member states re-assess and find popular contact herbicide unlikely to be carcinogen The European Food Safety Agency and its EU member states recently released findings from a re-assessment of glyphosate....

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How will you grow it?

12-18-2015 webadmin

How will you grow it?

Interactive game helps students understand what it takes to make a crop Earlier this autumn, National Geographic and Bayer CropScience announced the release of “Top Crop: Farming for the Future,” an...

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Technology is a major input for increasi…

12-18-2015 webadmin

Technology is a major input for increasing crop value

Rabobank reports added value through more efficiency and improved technique Analysts at the multi-national ag lender Rabobank believe that “smart farming” practices stand to add some $10 billion per year to...

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Top Stories

12-17-2015
Make a plan for manure
Make a plan for manure

Livestock operations can benefit from foresight in nutrient management plans Do you own a dairy farm or have a swine operation? Or maybe you have poultry barns. If you have any...

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12-17-2015
Tactics for Taxes
Tactics for Taxes

Time is nearly up to get 2015 in order Whether you had a good or a bad year on the farm, December is an important time to manage your 2015 taxes....

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12-17-2015
Supplement poor forage

Feeding a protein supplement maintains animal performance About every year there are periods when the forage on hand isn’t high enough quality or in adequate quantity to meet your cow herd’s...

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12-17-2015
The Road Ahead Gets a Little Rougher

As credit manager for MFA Incorporated, Jerome Gerke is in a prime position to assess the health of agriculture in our region.“In 2015, wet weather struck farms throughout MFA’s trade...

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12-17-2015
Dec 2015/ Jan 2016 Today's Farmer
Dec 2015/ Jan 2016 Today's Farmer

Today's Farmer MagazineDecember 2015 / January 2016 issue The road ahead2016 outlookby Nancy Jorgensen Supplement poor forageFeeding a protein supplement maintains animal performanceby Dr. Jim White Tactics for taxesTime is nearly up to...

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