Making Peanuts Pay

If cotton is king, then the peanut is prince for a growing number of farmers in the Arkansas Delta and the Missouri Bootheel.

Once relegated mostly to southern states such as Georgia, where growers produce nearly half of the U.S. peanut crop, the popular legume has recently become an important cash crop on farms farther north.  . . . .

February Issue
Max forage

Understanding units

Sustainable is attainable for 2020 Leopold Award winners

Yoder family honored for conservation, advocacy efforts.
Story by Allison Jenkins

Joshlin and Addie Yoder of Leonard, Mo., are winners of the 2020 Missouri Leopold Conservation Award, which honors Missouri farmers’ achievement in voluntary stewardship and natural resources management.
The Yoders, who raise row crops, hay and beef cattle on 1,100 acres in Shelby County, are the fourth Missouri farm family to receive this . . .

Proactive protection

Shield Plus is standard practice on Ronnie Heaton’s cattle operation.
Story by Allison Jenkins

Cattleman Ronnie Heaton tries to do things right on his farm outside of Vandalia, Mo. His pastures are well managed, and his cows are rotated on schedule. His facilities are set up and maintained to ensure



Noteable quote from Today's Farmer magazine

RE: the Year 2020.
"But, don’t forget there were positives. It was a year we conquered, not the other way around. Maybe 2020 set us up for some really good things in 2021. Let’s make it so."

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