Caring for the land is part of the job

- The land is the lifeblood of any farm. So a family farmer’s number one priority and responsibility is to keep that land healthy and productive by continuing to adapt sustainable practices, applying conservation efforts and utilizing new technologies. More and more farmers are adopting no and minimal till farming practices which are benefiting the soil […]

Corn Markets to be Affected by Increased Ethanol Production

- According to the Department of Agriculture, corn prices have the potential to rise 17% this year. The potential increase is based on the future demand for corn ethanol that is already seen to be on the rise. Ethanol production in January 2010 rose 15% from one year ago.  “This report reinforces the importance of ethanol […]