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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

    The streams may have been swollen throughout much of the grain belts this year, but DTN's View From the Cab farmers are bent for leather to get this crop out of the field.

  • Sometimes there's more to treasure in life than a shiny new combine on the field. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet)

    Our Rural Roots

    Blogger Tiffany Dowell Lashmet shares how the best fruits of the harvest are the memories made with the people we love.

  • Every batch of soup I make tastes a little different because I don't measure the seasonings, preferring to measure them by eye. Machine learning satellite models are much the same. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Rachel Johnson)

    The Recipe is in the Soup

    Two machine-learning models that incorporate large amounts of data produce two very different corn yield estimates, and it's a good reminder that in all crop estimates, the recipe is in the soup.

  • 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

    Harvest is rolling along for some farmers, but there's a possibility of snow for one of our View From the Cab farmers.

  • A new best friend: a cast-iron skillet. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Meredith Bernard)

    Our Rural Roots

    Blogger Meredith Bernard explains why being "perfectly imperfect" can be just fine.

  • Several years of above-normal precipitation have had a negative effect on forages being raised in the Nebraska Sandhills region. Many ranchers now face the tough decision of either culling cow numbers to lessen feed costs or buying hay and other feeds. (Photo courtesy of Casey Cooksley)

    Soggy Sandhills

    Rain this year has delayed and prevented normal ranching activities in Nebraska's Sandhills this year. Too much moisture has reduced the amount of forage available, which is leading some ranchers to reduce the size of their herds.

Farm Life Blogs & Columns

An Urban's Rural View

Editors' Notebook

ShayLe Stewart is bringing her livestock market knowledge and straight-shooting delivery to DTN. (DTN photo by Nick Scalise)
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