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Highlights of 2013

Soybean Harvest

2013 has been a great year. We have accomplished a lot and have gone a long ways from where we started the year. Here are some photos of the highlight of the year. Enjoy! Read More »

2014 Outlook: Expect Big Wheat Crop, Mildly Bearish Prices

Expect Big Wheat Crop

High ending stocks and a record corn crop this year likely will cap the upside price potential for wheat next season, experts say. In 2014, experts say, expect a good year for U.S. wheat. While prices will be somewhat bearish thanks to a large corn supply for feed and strong wheat production globally, planting conditions have been ideal and the ... Read More »

Soybean Harvest Photo Gallery

Harvest Combine 2

We finally finished up the soybean harvest just a few weeks ago. Here are some photos from the harvest. Enjoy! Read More »

New Wheat Crop in the Works

New Wheat Crop in the Works

This Kansas field could be a small step toward a big leap forward in agriculture. Researchers from the non-profit research organisation the Land Institute are working to turn this wheatgrass into a viable crop to replace the standard wheat now grown to make bread across the world. Compared with traditional wheat, wheatgrass has one key advantage: it’s a perennial. That ... Read More »

Growers Meeting Photos

Product Details

A couple weeks ago we had our Annual Growers meeting at The Farm Research Center. Here, growers from all across the midwest meet and discuss growing strategies, new products, and much more. Here are some photos from the meetings. Enjoy! Read More »

More Photos from Ag Way Days at The Farm

Hanging Out on the Bus

Here are the last of the photos from AgWay Day at The Farm! Enjoy! Read More »

Soybean Yields Good Despite Weather Challenges

Soybean Yields Look Good Despite Weather Challenges

2013 soybean yields in Missouri were good, a testimony to the resilience of the state’s top row crop. Heavy precipitation and isolated flooding in spring delayed planting. Then the spigot dried up during crucial growth periods. “Soybean are tough,” said University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist Bill Wiebold. “That’s why soybean is the No. 1 crop in the state.” The ... Read More »

Missouri Variety Testing Results and New Insect Traits

New Insect Traits

All of the results from Missouri variety tests are now available online at www.agebb.missouri.edu/crop/perf. Overall average corn yield for the northern region was 147 bu/acre and the central region was 172 bu/acre. Regional average for the northern region for soybeans was 54.3 bu/acre and for the central region the average soybean yield was 51.9 bu/acre. Not all of the locations were ... Read More »

Global Growth Demands More Yield

Global Growth Demands More Yield

It will be a challenge to raise corn and soybean yields to feed 9 billion people with a higher standard of living by 2050. Experts say it will take a combination of genetics and management to increase yields. Most of the first biotech traits have been defensive traits that protect yield to allow corn to express more of its full ... Read More »

A Look at Some of our Crops This Year

Soybean Crop Midyear

Here is a look at some of our crops throughout this year. Some of these are test plots and some are production plots. Enjoy! Read More »