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Consider this...

Consider this...

Hello all,How many stayed up late and watched the baseball game through it's entirety last night...this World Series is setting numerous milestones along the way.

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A Change In The Weather

A Change In The Weather

Hello,As hard as it is to admit this, it sure looks to be another long season for the beloved Huskers after their home loss over the weekend, spotting the opposition...

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Proverbial can kicked down the road to Dec 8th

Proverbial can kicked down the road to Dec 8th

Hello all,What did I learn this weekend? The Huskers weren't good enough to overcome 3 turnovers on the road and spotting 28 point lead to the U of Nike (yes,...

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Football is back...and so is Congress

Football is back...and so is Congress

Happy Labor Day everyone,Football is back and it's hard to believe it's already September. Local schools will face challenges this weekend - the Cougs entertain BSU, the Bison travel to...

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A slight schedule adjustment...

A slight schedule adjustment...

Good morning,Over the weekend I caught up with family friends back on their farm in central ND as well as south central Saskatchewan to learn about more about this year's harvest.

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Fall Meetings Set!

Fall Meetings Set!

Hello all,We needed a getaway and took a mid-week break to Seattle for a couple of days with the grandsons on an educational experience - aquarium, baseball and science center...

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Moisture At Harvest Is Not A Popular Subject

Moisture At Harvest Is Not A Popular Subject

2017 Harvest Prices - current price averages:

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Heavy Weight Makes for Many Bushels At Market

Heavy Weight Makes for Many Bushels At Market

Good evening all,

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Try Not to Drive Thru PHX in July

Try Not to Drive Thru PHX in July

After nearly 20 hours and 1200+ miles in a moving van, I've had the opportunity to ponder much. Phoenix is a grand place to visit, however, timing is everything!

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What Time of Year Is It??

What Time of Year Is It??

I may have said this previously, distinctly recalling a conversation with my grandfather 50 years ago about time – as an urchin full of knowledge at 5-7 yrs of age,...

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Marketing Meeting Today!

Marketing Meeting Today!

A reminder of the marketing meeting today at 1:30pm, at the Training Center (McGregor Main Office on Airport Rd, Colfax). This promises to be a great meeting with Luke Swenson from The Money Farm, Kevin Duling of KDI and Cat Salois the director from R & T division will each be presenting this afternoon.

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Reactions To The President's Budget Proposal

Good evening all,Before I touch on the business side, let me share a quick update from the personal side - I'm feeling pretty good of late and have made nearly...

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The Drone wars over?

Ben Johnson makes some good points in his opinion article, “The Agricultural Drone War is Over And They Lost,” about the shortcomings of drones in the agricultural marketplace.

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Market Shift Hits All Commodities

Market Shift Hits All Commodities

This past week was a roller coaster with Thursday's breathtaking market plunge; it was a correction across all commodities, not just grains.

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"May" We All Enjoy This Spring...

"May" We All Enjoy This Spring...

Do the urchins still make baskets and celebrate May Day?

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Easy Math: More Tillers Early = More Heads Later

Easy Math: More Tillers Early = More Heads Later

Which nutrients make sound agronomic sense to apply with seed and how does M-Struct fit into that game plan?

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High Stress Occupations: #1 Farming; #2 Insurance

High Stress Occupations: #1 Farming; #2 Insurance

Hello all,I must confess that I thought I was rather healthy and tough up until a week ago - then, a Shingles diagnosis hit and it's kickin' my butt.

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Wanted: A soon, and extended, return of blue skies...

Wanted: A soon, and extended, return of blue skies...

Hello all,Here's hoping to the soon and extended return of blue skies...

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Don't Turn That Wheel Just Yet...

Don't Turn That Wheel Just Yet...

Multi-peril policy requires the company to make an inspection and approve any activity prior to said activity commencing. Let us know if you have any questions regarding this topic.

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This March Is Madness

This March Is Madness

Hello everyone and Happy St. Pats' Day!So, I did a little research on terminology 'March Madness' and where it originated, as the 'Big Dance' seems to be out of favor.

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Fall & Winter Nitrogen Movement

Fall & Winter Nitrogen Movement

Fall of 2016 for sure made its coffee table rounds as a wet one. The weather delayed and extended planting season well into November for some.

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Failure to Communicate

Failure to Communicate

 ...the problem was they took the blue gate down in 1970. Needless to say, I didn’t find the field. 

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Snow Mold

Snow Mold

Snow mold sensitivity varies by variety. Most older wheat varieties have a snow mold tolerance rating although some of the newer varieties have not yet received a rate.

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Slaying Giants

Slaying Giants

Some my fondest memories growing up are that of watching Class B basketball games. Often a smaller school was enjoying a remarkable year and had slayed a few giants during the course of the season.

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Best Laid Plans...

Hello all,My intentions were not to send an update for another week, yet a couple of noteworthy items I felt important to get in your hands - realizing what I...

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Two-Thirds Gone...

Hello and Happy President's Day weekend to all!Although the winter weather and school closures have caused several area schools to lose this Monday as a holiday.

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The Optimism of a Farmer

Good evening,Perhaps the quote from Will Rogers best speaks to the nature of my optimism for the past 3 months of Sundays -The farmer has to be an optimist or...

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Wheat Prices should use Patriots Playbook

Hello all,I'm not a fan of the NFL Patriots, yet I must admit that was quite a comeback for victory...I hold hope that wheat prices are poised to do the...

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An Energetic Outlook

Hello all,I felt energetic in this afternoon's mild weather and slayed a couple of trees that have been my watch list for a couple of years; I'm home alone and...

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