|One-of-a-Kind NDSU Extension Position
Gerald Stokka is a North Dakota State University Extension livestock stewardship specialist, a position that does not exist in any other university Extension service in any other state. His task is to combine animal science with the philosophy of modern livestock production.
By the Numbers
Too often, family businesses rely on sweat equity instead of salaries to compensate on-farm heirs. Paying what the job is worth would relieve much of the tension.
Ammonium Nitrate Stocks Vast
A DTN data search finds some potentially dangerous situations among 17 states surveyed that store solid ammonium nitrate near subdivisions and recreational areas.
The ground is wet and the corn is yellow. Here's what to consider before you rush to apply extra nitrogen.
USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Soybeans increased to 85% planted and 66% emerged in the last week. Corn is 92% emerged.
U.S.-EU Trade Talks to Begin
U.S. President Barack Obama, England Prime Minister David Cameron and European Union officials held an event Monday in Northern Ireland to discuss trade talks between the U.S. and the European Union with the opening round of negotiations to begin the week of July 8 in Washington.
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on the tax consequences of accelerating seller-financed land contracts and the new excise tax on medical reimbursement plans.
View From the Cab
DTN View from the Cab farmers William "Shep" Sheppard of Louisiana, Mo., and Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich., still have work to do, but both were able to relax, briefly, on Fathers Day.
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
DAP hits a three-year low, but prices remain calm on all fronts.