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Summer doesn’t officially start for a few more weeks, but things are heating up. In eastern Nebraska, the forecasts call for a number of 90 degree days in the next week, well above normal for late May. The NWS 6-10 and 8-14 day forecasts show high... (full story)


This blog could also be titled “When bad things happen to good people.” (full story)


Calling 2018 a rough year for the Humane Society of the United States is an understatement. A third charity watchdog has downgraded HSUS to a “D” in its most recent rankings. (full story)


Thursday morning, grains saw some fresh market moves, trading at contract highs. (full story)


U.S. Farm Report is on the road again this week. This time, Tyne Morgan is at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (full story)


For the past six years CNBC has created a “Disruptor 50” list, that features private companies with innovations changing the world. This year, three agricultural companies made the list. (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 -0.01%) this morning are up +0.16% and European stocks are up +0.39% as North Korean geopolitical risks eased after North Korea said it is still willing to resume negotiations with the U.S. even ... (full story)


A new bill proposed by a group of Senators is gaining praise from cattlemen and truckers as a fix for the hours of service and Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rules. (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Exponet (EXPO).  I found the consulting firm stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first for the most frequent number of new highs in the last mo... (full story)


Kim Minich, a LaPorte County, Indiana producer, is the tradition of an Indiana dairy farmer handing a cold glass of milk to the winning driver in victory lane at the Indianapolis 500. (full story)


U.S. Farm Report host Tyne Morgan talks with Garrett Toay of AgTraderTalk. (full story)


Social media allows farmers to connect across the country to share in trials and triumphs. Conditions in South Dakota vary drastically from those in Texas, and those in Missouri. (full story)


Spring started slow for the whole Corn Belt. The central and eastern region took off when they finally had an opportunity to plant but the western leg is still dragging behind. (full story)


It might be time to junk the law preventing state-inspected meat and poultry from being sold across state lines — at least that’s what a bipartisan (gasp!) group of senators is trying to do. (full story)


Wisconsin is the leader in cheese production, and one town in southwestern Wisconsin produces much of that cheese. (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 -0.06%) this morning are up +0.03% and European stocks are up +0.37%.  A decline in Italian bond yields reduced Italian political risks and gave European stocks a boost after Giuseppe Conte ... (full story)


Livestock haulers may get some relief from transportation rules if a bill proposed by a bi-partisan group of Senators moves forward. (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Intelsat (I).  I found the satellite communications stock by using Barchart to sort the Top 100 Stocks list by the highest technical buy signals, then used the Flipchart fe... (full story)


Some sheriff officers received death threats due to the release of the alleged animal abuse videos. (full story)


Farm Journal Agronomist Ken Ferrie announces the kick off of ugly corn week for a lot of folks. He covers who is most likely to see this and what some of the causes are. (full story)


While the west suffers through drought, farmers across parts of the Midwest deal with ponding, excess moisture and excess humidity. (full story)


Succession planning is critical for every farmer, regardless of age (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 -0.60%) this morning are down -0.61% at a 1-week low and European stocks are down -1.24% at a 2-week low as weaker-than-expected Eurozone manufacturing activity fuels concern that economic moment... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Valero Energy (VLO).  I found the petrochemical stock by using Barchart to sort today's New 52 Week High list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last y... (full story)


Farmers work with service dogs to help overcome disabilities. (full story)


Tom and Shannon Olson have been raising water buffalo for 27 years. (full story)


The owner of Amazon.com is worth an estimated $130 billion and he attributes his work ethic and resourcefulness to spending summers helping his grandpa on the family ranch. (full story)


One of the challenges of public discourse in this increasingly tumultuous 21st century is the absence of rationality in debates over the issues that strike sparks among interest groups. (full story)


You know as well as the next farmer fertilizer is critical to promote healthy, high-yielding crop growth. (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 +0.18%) this morning are up +0.20% and European stocks are up +0.15% as a rally in energy stocks and automakers leads the overall market higher.  Jun WTI crude oil (CLM18 +0.25%) is up +0.30... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Quidel (QDEL).  I found the medical products stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first for the highest Weighted Alpha, Then I used the Flipchar... (full story)


Following record crops and record grain stocks, farmers are finding new ways to use corn. Ethanol and animal feed seem to be old hat, making way for new uses such as shoes, car cushions and moisturizers. (full story)


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The U.S. has fallen behind in federal agriculture research and seed breeding investment: China has surpassed the country in spending since 2008. (full story)


Not many months that go by without some outrageous pronouncements from ex-Beatle and self-anointed vegetarian guru Paul McCartney. But his latest comments are truly over-the-top. (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 +0.56%) this morning are up +0.56% as U.S. and China trade war risks receded.  U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said Sunday that "We're putting the trade war on hold."  A j... (full story)


There is a complicated strategy game called Go which is played by an estimated 40 million people. It originated in China more than 2500 years ago. It has a larger board (standard grid is 19 x 19) than chess, and many more potential moves for each... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Denbury Resources (DNR). I found the oil and gas exploration stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first by the highest Weighted Alpha, then I used th... (full story)


Missouri's Senate has passed a bill that makes the labeling of plant-based and lab-grown meat clear when compared to meat coming from livestock. (full story)


The Dairy Cattle Welfare Council symposium will be held May 31st & June 1st at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas located in Scottsdale, Arizona. (full story)


Three dairies from New York, Pennsylvania and Washington receive sustainability awards for innovative technology. (full story)


Syngenta recently agreed to pay a $1.51 billion settlement to farmers for MIR162 (Agrisure Viptera) litigation. Leaving many farmers wondering what next steps to take to receive payout. (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 +0.14%) this morning are up +0.18% on optimism progress was being made in trade talks between the U.S. and China on reports that China had offered to reduce its annual trade surplus with the U.S.... (full story)


An alarming increase in global temperatures from Earth’s changing climate could bring an unexpected benefit for U.S. farmers who grow corn, the nation’s biggest crop. (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to World Wrestling Entertainment(WWE).  I found media and entertainment stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first by the highest Weighted Alpha, then I... (full story)


A Florida agri-science teacher and the advisor of the school’s FFA club, was placed on administrative leave after school officials were told that he had students help him drown wild raccoons during class. (full story)


Of all the healthy, flavorful, downright delicious menu items at today’s chic restaurants, lamb is arguably one of the finest, yet least appreciated choices. But that may be about to change. (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 -0.15%) this morning are down -0.18% on weakness in technology stocks, led by a 3% decline in Cisco in pre-market trading.  Also, interest rate concerns are undercutting U.S. equity prices a... (full story)


By knowing what risks are the greatest for your farm, you can properly mitigate them. (full story)


Competitors come together in agreement today—Monsanto will license the Corn Rootworm III and MON89034 (Bt) traits to Corteva Agriscience, the ag division of DowDuPont. (full story)


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