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  • Farmers Genny Haun, Kenton, Ohio, and Kyle Krier, 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.

    View From the Cab

    As soybean harvest closes in, View From the Cab farmers Kyle Krier and Genny Haun race to get caught up on other tasks. In Kansas, that means putting up the latest cutting of alfalfa. In Ohio, it's work on waterways and seeding cover crops.

  • Oklahoma farmer and cattle producer Jimmy Emmons, vice president of the group No-till on the Plains, spoke at the "Scaling Up Climate Smart Agriculture" event in Sonoma, California, this week. (DTN photos by Chris Clayton)

    Scaling Up Climate-Smart Ag

    During a two-day "Scaling Up Climate Smart Agriculture" event this week, California officials and agricultural leaders brought in producers and perspectives from around the country to highlight the importance of adapting climate-smart farming practices to help build...

  • Farmers Genny Haun, Kenton, Ohio, and Kyle Krier, 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.

    View From the Cab

    Our View From the Cab farmers have an eye on harvest as wacky weather continues to create questions.

  • (Progressive Farmer photo by Meredith Bernard)

    We Are Better Together

    As a farmer, the stress from crops failing or animals dying; or family division or insurance woes; or any number of other things can be hard to bear, and at times, hard to share.

  • Formally, farm bill conference talks got underway on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Lawmakers stressed the need to get a bill done before the end of September. (DTN illustration)

    Farm Bill Conference Talks

    Among key leaders on the House and Senate Agriculture Committees, there was agreement on the need to get a farm bill done before the current bill expires Sept. 30. Others in the conference meeting Wednesday highlighted an array of individual issues, though some themes...

Farm Life Perspectives

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