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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)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Tandem Diabetes Care (TNDM).  I found the medical device stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stock to Own list first by the highest Weighted Alpha, then I used th... (full story)


Betsy Jibben makes the final stop of the I-80 Planting Tour in east central Illinois. (full story)


Manure that moves off target can decrease productivity and increase the risk of impairing local bodies of water. This tool helps applicators in four Midwest states determine the best time to apply. (full story)


Along with our partisan divide, another crippling problem has afflicted society: an inability to take a long-term perspective, rather than focusing on the immediate impact of policies and priorities. (full story)


A $1 donation on May 3 at Culver’s Restaurants’ “Scoops of Thanks Day” raised more than $111,000 for local agricultural education programs across the country.​ (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 +0.07%) this morning are up +0.07% as T-note yields stabilize.  Concern the Fed would speed up the pace of its interest rate increases sent stocks prices reeling Tuesday and pushed the 10-ye... (full story)


Macro changes on the horizon. Dollar could have profound effect on the ag sector. (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Haemonetics  (NYSE:HAE).  I found the medical products stock by using Barchart to sort the Top 100 Stocks which are the stocks with the highest Weighted Alpha, first by the m... (full story)


There are a lot of forages that make great feed for cattle, summer annuals and native prairie grasses are just a few.  (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps this morning (ESM18 -0.27%) are down -0.15% and European stocks are down -0.15% on growth concerns amid higher interest rates.  German Q1 GDP grew at a slower than expected pace and Eurozone Mar in... (full story)


Be on the lookout for major changes in the ag markets. Use rallies in soybeans as opportunities. Corn vs beans is on a major global shift. (full story)


Forage maturity is the biggest driver of nutritional quality. (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Axon (AAXN)  I found the Taser stock by using Barchart to sort a list of the fastest revenue growth stocks first by the Highest Weighted Alpha then by technical buy signals of 80% or... (full story)


Nothing that doesn’t afflict much of rural America: depopulation, lack of economic development and a ‘brain drain’ of educated young people leaving town. But there are solutions to be pursued. (full story)


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Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 +0.15%) this morning are up +0.18% at a 1-3/4 month high on optimism the U.S. and China can resolve their trade differences after President Trump tweeted that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping ... (full story)


The beans and meal are under pressure. Rallies are selling opportunities in my opinion. Look for corn to be the leader and still gain on beans. However, a slight correction in this spread is due. (full story)


The May 10 USDA reports had the potential to send the markets higher. The markets did go up, but that price jump vanished. The corn, soybean and wheat markets all closed lower for the week. (full story)


Nassim Taleb wrote a best seller back in 2007 titled The Black Swan. We have adopted the title as a term for improbable (or not thought possible) events that do in fact occur and have big impacts on markets or society. He argued it’s impossible to... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Superior Drilling Products(NYSEMKT:SDPI).  I found the drilling bit stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stock to Own list first by the most frequent number of new high... (full story)


The Champion Ranch includes a covered rodeo arena, 10 homes and a saloon to host 130 people at parties. It was also the filming site of the movie “Deep in the Heart” and rights to the movie are part of the sale. (full story)


Tyne Morgan breaks down the May WASDE report with Sue Martin and Naomi Blohm on AgDay. (full story)