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iStock: Malison Pignata Byline: Successful Farming Staff Farmland values in the Corn Belt are slightly lower now than mid-year, according to the Chicago Federal Reserve. Don’t be surprised if that... (full story)

iStock: Jevtic Byline: Jodi Henke The National Pork Board, United Soybean Board and National Corn Growers Association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on a sustainability research platform... (full story)

David Extrom Byline: Natalina Sents As harvest season continues around the country farmers celebrated Halloween in their own way. Many shared creative costumes and carved pumpkins on social media.... (full story)

iStock: simazoran Byline: Austin Anderson Tackling humanity’s great agricultural challenges seems like a daunting task, but former Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman has a few ideas.  He... (full story)

Byline: Tony Dreibus 1. Wheat Futures Fall Below $5; Corn, Beans Little Changed Wheat futures dropped below $5 a bushel and were lower overnight amid concerns about global production and exports. Output in... (full story)

Byline: Natalina Sents According to the latest USDA Crop Progress Report  harvest has started in all of the top corn and soybean producing states. The most recent statistics show 26% of the 2018 corn harvest complete.... (full story)

Byline: Successful Farming Staff The leadership team of the new companies created by the merger of Dow AgroScience and DuPont is taking shape, as DowDuPont announced this week that James Collins Jr. will lead Corteva... (full story)

Illustration: Paul Lange Byline: Successful Farming Staff Since 1944, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm and Safety Health Week. The program, originated by the National... (full story)

There are a lot of traditions in college football, but one in particular really touches the heart. Fans in Kinnick Stadium at the University of Iowa stand in the first quarter, and wave to young patients at the Stead Family Children’s Hospital, which... (full story)

iStock: larryhw Byline: Tony Dreibus 1. Chicago Board of Trade Shut for Labor Day Holiday The Chicago Board of Trade is closed in observance of Labor Day. Overnight trading will begin at 7... (full story)

Gil Gullickson Byline: Tony Dreibus 1. Wheat Futures Higher in Overnight Session on Russia Concerns Wheat futures were again higher for the fourth straight overnight session amid ongoing... (full story)

Byline: Jodi Henke Thursdays are “Tenderloin Day” at the Mill Creek Café in Clarence, Iowa. Farmers flock in to enjoy the sandwich and each other’s company. Like in most small towns, farming and the businesses on main... (full story)

Phil (left) and Doug Johnson Byline: Betsy Freese I recently sat down for an interview on the front porch of my parents’ farmhouse just south of the Mason Dixon line, near Elkton, Maryland, with my... (full story)

Kacey Birchmier Byline: Natalina Sents Farmers across the plains of Kansas and Nebraska have been busy over the past week. Planting progress continued across the region, but corn progress remains... (full story)

Byline: Natalina Sents Take a look back at 12 topics Successful Farming has tackled over the years. See how much technology - and styles - have changed. Our dedication to making farmers successful remains the same. 1.... (full story)

David Ekstrom Byline: Natalina Sents Welcome to The Highlight Reel. Here you’ll find a recap of recent light-hearted or unusual news. These aren't the headlines, but the funny, inspiring, or touching... (full story)

David Ekstrom Byline: Natalina Sents Farmers across the Corn Belt are itching to get in the field to start the 2018 planting season. But unseasonably cool weather and substantial April snow totals are... (full story)

Dave Kestel Byline: Natalina Sents Welcome to The Highlight Reel. Here you’ll find a recap of recent light-hearted or unusual news. These aren't the headlines, but the funny, inspiring, or touching... (full story)

iStock: fotokostic Byline: Emma Wilson Today, as farmers eagerly welcome the first day of spring, many are also celebrating National Ag Day and the role of youth in the future of agriculture. ... (full story)

Byline: Mike McGinnis DES MOINES, Iowa -- After building up large bullish positions, the funds are liquidating 'long-the-market' contracts and the corn and soybean markets are paying the price. Also, investors are... (full story)

iStock: stevanovicigor Byline: Successful Farming Staff Researchers have identified key trends they are expecting to be prevalent in the U.S. in 2018. The nine trends below were identified through... (full story)

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue sits down with Successful Farming Editorial Content Director, Dave Kurns, and discuss some of the hot topics in agriculture: RFS, trade, immigration, and the farm bill.   News ... (full story)

Byline: Natalina Sents This winter all eyes have been on South America. The grain markets have been reacting to the drought conditions in Argentina for weeks. Meteorologist David Streit of Commodity Weather Group, LLC ... (full story)