May 2017 Today's Farmer

The May issue of Today's Farmer magazine, MFA Incorporated's member magazine, was mailed to subscribers on April 19th. If you'd like to subscribe to the print edition of Today's Farmer magazine, CLICK HERE.

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Hauling hope (May Cover Story)
Missouri’s agricultural community comes together to help farmers devastated by wildfires
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by Allison Jenkins & Kerri Lotven

Enhancing rural broadband
Will the digital divide ever end?
by  Nancy Jorgensen

Making medicine mobile
MFA-developed smartphone app helps simplify Veterinary Feed Directive process
by Allison Jenkins

‘Seven Wonders’ revisited
In the quest for higher corn yields, consider these key factors that influence productivity

4R advocates lead by example
MFA and Missouri farmer receive national recognition for nutrient stewardship
by Kerri Lotven

Cattle can suffer from too much sulfur
Right amount of dietary forage can help avoid toxicity problems
by Dr. Jim White   

Residuals help fight resistance
Use new crop technology wisely to benefit from traits, preserve their effectiveness
by Dr. Jason Weirich

Country Corner
Wildfires ignite desire to help neighbors in need
by Allison Jenkins

Stewardship could land you $10,000
Agriculture budget cuts run deep
Income on decline

Corn: Planting progress will influence price
Soybeans: More acres mean record carryover stocks
Cattle: Export growth ahead
Wheat: Demand needed to boost prices

Dias de tortillas

BUY, sell, trade

Key principles help our cooperative succeed
by Ernie Verslues

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