Posts tagged "grain"

Agland Co-op’s River Facility: Making sure China and Japan are fed

Kristy Foster saw how grains are transported down river!

Please don’t say the “d” word, for everyone’s sake

It is so scary for some U.S. residents that they can’t even say the word out loud. They whisper it. "Drought."

Call it spring fever!!!

With the warm weather comes this twitch in one select group of people... It can only be recognizable in farmers.

Is it over yet? Wishing record wet year farewell

When you consider just how wet it's been this year, we probably are fortunate the crops are as good as they are.

Something to ponder about our grain — then and now –

The soybean harvest has begun, but where will they end up when they leave your farm?

Slow down on the roads, people!

Moving farm equipment from one field to another and back can be an unnerving experience.

A combine ride to remember

My favorite part of the Farm Science Review is, and always will be, the field demonstrations.

Whining about your farm, or the weather? It could be worse!

It was hard to see a video of farmers and ranchers in the drought-stricken South selling off their livestock.

The future of dairy is in good hands

It was well over 90 degrees when I visited the Grammer Jersey farm in Sebring on Tuesday. Or at least it felt like it. But instead of hearing a group of young adults and teenagers complaining, I had the joy of meeting the future of the dairy industry. The Jersey Youth Academy is a program...

Harvest time may be here, but there is always time for safety!

It’s that time of the year… wheat harvest time. If you were anywhere near a wheat field in the last few days, you may have heard it. The roll and rumble of the combines starting their work. The machines, for many farmers, are magic — in goes these golden stems and out comes golden grain....

Adding it up could spell disaster

Drought. Floods. Tornadoes. Rain. I have a feeling unless some drastic things happen in the weather patterns, farmers across the country better buckle up for a rough ride.

All you can do is sigh as you drive…

These pictures say it all as to how wet the fields are at this point. (But I’m going to stay positive though and assume it will change.)