News & Events

Yield and attendance results from the 2014 Farm Science Review

Published Sep. 19, 2014

“The 2014 Farm Science Review was bigger and better than ever,” said Chuck Gamble, Review manager. “We’ve had a lot of positive feedback from both exhibitors and attendees about their show experience, and we’re very pleased with our attendance numbers this week.”

World Dairy Expo in Madison takes attendees on virtual farm tours

Published Oct. 2, 2014

The eight free virtual tours are presented by the farm owners and managers and include a 30-minute video of their operation followed by a question-and-answer period. "It's a peer-to-peer education concept. Our goal is to provide dairy producers with an opportunity to learn from other producers

Why tiny microbes mean big things for farming

Published Sep. 24, 2014

Last February, Maren Friesen drove eight hours across snow-covered plains to Centralia, Pa. A fire ignited a seam of coal below the town in 1962 and it's still smoldering away underground. The place is a steaming wasteland—one that may hold a key to feeding the world. Friesen is on a hunt for a microbe that has an unusual ability that may help farmers grow more crops.

Vending Machines Go Farm Fresh

Published Sep. 30, 2014

Then farmers and foodie companies realized the appeal of using vending machines to sell raw milk, eggs, or fresh meals on the go.

USDA: Corn stocks up 50%; soybeans, down 35%

Published Oct. 2, 2014

According to the Grain Stocks report released Sept.. 30 by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, there were 1.24 billion bushels of old crop corn in all positions as of Sept. 1, up 50 percent from the same time last year.