• Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (Jennifer Carrico)

    Ask the Vet

    Dr. Ken McMillan responds to a readers' questions about farm veterinary issues.

  • (Sergio Delle Vedove, Getty Images)

    Family Business Matters

    Feelings of remorse can get in the way of personal and business success. Recognize how these three guilt factors can be detrimental to a farm family.

  • (Meredith Bernard)

    Our Rural Roots

    Cultivating rural friendships can be hard. It may take opening your life to someone whose life is different than yours to find common ground and new friend.

  • Warmer temperatures are on tap this summer for most of the U.S. (DTN)


    Warmer temperatures are forecast in key growing regions and could have an adverse effect on yields.

  • (Steve Thompson)

    Ask the Mechanic

    Steve Thompson answers readers' questions about all things mechanical.

  • U.S. agricultural output, inputs, and total factor productivity, 1948-2021 (USDA Economic Research Service)

    We'd Like To Mention

    Tech drives productivity in ag. It's key to meeting the food demands of a world that will approach 10 billion people by 2050. But a recent report shows growth in ag output is declining worldwide. What steps need to be taken to stop the decline?

  • Corn exports are up 34% from a year ago, helping to provide a more optimistic outlook for corn prices. (Joel Reichenberger)

    Inside the Market

    No longer depressed by the dark days of winter, corn prices are showing cautious optimism in spring.