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  • Each week Scott Wallis and Ashley Andersen report on current field conditions and life on the farm. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith and Nick Scalise)

    View From the Cab

    With crops in need of a rain, eyes are on the skies, but they're also watching the market to see what happens when USDA updates its acreage and yield estimates next week.

  • Give Julia Smith a high five. How many raspberries can you eat is a popular game at our house, but the taste is even sweeter if they are locally grown. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

    Seasonal Thoughts on Food

    Meeting the demands of consumers can be as fickle as feeding a child. What they want and when they want it is both fascinating and frustrating for farmers.

  • Each week Scott Wallis and Ashley Andersen report on current field conditions and life on the farm. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith and Nick Scalise)

    View From the Cab

    The crop is cooking and summer down on the farm should get be a bit more laid back; but excitement is always just around the corner.

  • At a University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Extension meeting about farm stress, attendees break into small group discussion about how stress affects them individually. The meeting was held July 19 at the UNL's Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Ithaca, Nebraska. (DTN photo by Russ Quinn)

    Watch for Signs of Ag-Related Stress

    Signs of stress can come in many forms such as physical, emotional, behavioral or cognitive, and everyone reacts to stress differently.

  • Emerging cotton seedling, by Mandy Pierce from Hertford, North Carolina, won the Editor's Pick award in this year's DTN/Progressive Farmer MyPlanting19 photo contest. (Mandy Pierce photo)

    MyPlanting19 Contest Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of the MyPlanting19 photo contest held by DTN and Progressive Farmer.

  • Each week Scott Wallis and Ashley Andersen report on current field conditions and life on the farm. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith and Nick Scalise)

    View From the Cab

    There is a wide range of crop conditions in the field this year and you don't have to travel far to see them.

  • Farmer Nick Allen donates sweet corn for Troy, Missouri, FFA Chapter members to distribute to nursing homes and food pantries. Allen is shown here with (left to right) Jacob Love, Emilee Harris, Grace Rhodes, Kelsey Sachs and Lexi Collins. (Photo by Gregg Hillyer)

    One Sweet Idea

    This Missouri farmer has found a way to pay it forward while teaching the lessons of giving through a simple sweet corn patch.

  • Each week Scott Wallis and Ashley Andersen report on current field conditions and life on the farm. (DTN photo courtesy of Wallis Farms and Andersen Farms)

    View From the Cab

    Aftershocks of the wet planting season keep dogging the crop, but View From the Cab farmers are keeping a close eye by scouting.

  • Rural America has always had a big heart. Hay convoys such as those put together by the group called Ashes to Ashes have become a symbol of what volunteering can mean in times of crisis. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Joel Reichenberger)

    Crop Production Blog

    It's time to cultivate a renewed sense of community by reaching out to those around us. Help us tell the good stories and follow our new series about simple gestures that mean a lot.

  • Each week Scott Wallis and Ashley Andersen report on current field conditions and life on the farm. (DTN photo courtesy of Wallis Farms and Andersen Farms)

    View From the Cab

    Higher temperatures and humidity have the crop cooking now and making up for a cool May and June, but questions remain whether it will be enough for late-planted crops.

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    Our Rural Roots

    Dandelions may be a sure sign of summer, but for blogger Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, the pretty yellow blooms are also a yearly reminder of one of her Gran's grand schemes.

  • Each week Scott Wallis and Ashley Andersen report on current field conditions and life on the farm. (DTN photo courtesy of Wallis Farms and Andersen Farms)

    View From the Cab

    This week our DTN farmer correspondents take a mental health moment to escape this stressful season before heading back to the field.

  • Cowboy Cory Conley rides in to help rescue stranded cattle after recent floods hit Catoosa, Oklahoma. (Photo courtesy of Cory Conley)

    Floods Hit Southern Plains Cattle

    Volunteers in communities throughout the Southern Plains have been quick to offer help to farmers and ranchers affected by devastating floods this spring.

  • Farmer Sara Grier of Canfield, Ohio, posted this picture of her husband Wayne on social media to help share the stress her family has been going through this spring. Tens of thousands of people responded. (Photo courtesy of Sara Grier)

    When Stressed, Control What you Can

    How producers respond to the stress can help them come out on the other side of things still in good health, says those who are helping farmers through this time.