Farm Life

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  • Farmers Genny Haun, of Kenton, Ohio, and Kyle Krier, of Claflin, Kansas, are reporting on crop conditions and agricultural topics throughout the 2018 growing season as part of DTN's View From the Cab series. (DTN photos by Pamela Smith)

    View From the Cab

    Sloppy conditions have made harvest and many other farm activities difficult for DTN's View From the Cab correspondents this past week.

  • Military veteran possess numerous traits necessary to lead a team in the field and in the barn, making them a good hire for many farms. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Air Force)

    Ag's HR Coach

    Military veterans often bring a large number of transferable skills to the farm, which often makes them a good fit for operations large and small.

  • 2018 Zogby poll results reveal the concerns and important issues of the American farmer. (DTN/Progressive Farmer graphic by Brent Warren)

    The Pulse of Rural America

    A 2018 DTN/The Progressive Farmer Zogby Analytics poll shows trade and a weaker bottom line are key concerns as farmers and ranchers head to the voting booth.

  • Farmers Genny Haun, of Kenton, Ohio, and Kyle Krier, of Claflin, Kansas, are reporting on crop conditions and agricultural topics throughout the 2018 growing season as part of DTN's View From the Cab series. (DTN photos by Pamela Smith)

    View From the Cab

    Storage continues to be a challenge this fall, but rainfall and stalled harvest continue to be a worry.

  • Farmers with high percentages of shattered, sprouted, discolored or otherwise damaged soybeans could qualify for a reduction in their yields for crop insurance. While that could help some farmers receive indemnity payments, it might not be enough and comes with additional risks. (DTN photo by Pam Smith)

    Insurance Pitfalls of Damage

    Farmers with high levels of damaged soybeans can adjust their crop insurance yields for the lower quality, but insurance requirements that force them to work hard to find a buyer are limiting the amount of assistance crop insurance provides.

Farm Life Perspectives

An Urban's Rural View

Editors' Notebook

This year’s DTN Ag Summit is Dec. 3-5 in Chicago. (DTN graphic)
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