Call to duty - Cover Story
MFA grants help volunteer firefighters better serve their communities

by Jessica Ekern

Q&A with MFA director Jim Novinger
Learn more about your cooperative leaders

All over for OTC
Remaining nonprescription livestock antibiotics will soon only be available through veterinarians

by Allison Jenkins

Ground-truthing the carbon market
MFA completes one pilot, starts new collaborations to explore opportunities in ecosystem credits

by Allison Jenkins

Building a healthy foundation
Braun farm uses MFA Shield Technology to help calves hit the ground running

by Jessica Ekern
 
Ready to recover
Take steps this fall to position stressed pastures, hay fields for a rally next spring

by Allison Jenkins

Less loss equals more nitrogen for your crop
MFA offers new options to help protect your fertilizer investment

by Cameron Horine

Are your cattle fit to ship?
Evaluate health, condition of animals before transport

by Dr. Jim White

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

Country Corner
Keep an attitude of gratitude this season

by Allison Jenkins

UpFront/blog
Know your SCN numbers?
Help is on the line
Farmers make it count this fall

Markets (as printed)
Corn: Yield estimates continue to decline
Soybeans: Exports, domestic demand remain strong
Cattle: Strong cow-calf profits ahead
Wheat: Drought threatens production in wheat regions


Recipes (as printed)
More than syrup

BUY, sell, trade (as printed)
Marketplace

Viewpoint
Manage the cycle for success in the ‘new normal’
by Ernie Verslues.

Closing Thought
Poet Walter Bargen puts words to an interesting and beautiful image each month.
This month's photograph is by Morgan Limbach.

 

Flip book of the November 2022 Today's Farmer magazine
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October 2022 Issue

FEATURES

Farming Fiber
Agriculture becomes artistry for talented textile producers

by Allison Jenkins

Grand upgrade for grain
Rebuilt, expanded facility officially opens at West Central AGRIServices in Adrian

by Allison Jenkins

Conversion complete
MFA is now fully operating under new Merchant Grain software system

by Allison Jenkins

Weather or not, Training Camp continues
Rain pushes MFA’s annual field day indoors but doesn’t stop opportunities for learning

by Allison Jenkins

Sharing MFA’s history
Former manager donates memorabilia to Chariton County museum

by Jessica Ekern

Building business for beef
3C Cattle Company takes pride in its emerging Angus seedstock farm

by Jessica Ekern

What lies beneath: a look into fall fertility
In a volatile marketplace, it’s wise to make the most of your plant food investment

by Colin Kraft

Keep cows in condition for better breeding
Fall is prime time to evaluate your herd’s body scores

by  Dr. Jim White

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

Country Corner
Betting smart money on climate solutions

by Allison Jenkins

UpFront
Drive to Feed Kids provides 2.4 million meals to Missourians in need
Celebration of cooperation
Dicamba decision

Markets (as printed)
Corn: Yields likely to be lower in upcoming reports
Soybeans: South America farmers may grow more beans
Cattle: Cattle prices headed higher
Wheat: Black Sea unrest continues to impact markets

Recipes (as printed)
Pack a lunch

BUY, sell, trade (as printed)
Marketplace


Viewpoint
There can be constants in the waves of change

by Ernie Verslues

Closing Thought - Oct. 22
Photo by Allison Jenkins
Poem by Walter Bargen

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September 2022 Today's Farmer

FEATURES

Free-range children
Farm schools offer a different approach to pre-K education

by Jessica Ekern

2022 Scholarship recipients are announced in this issue:
View as published in the flipbook.

Elite wheat
Intense management helps improve production at Harris Farms

by Allison Jenkins

High risk, huge reward
For Eli Sybesma, building a successful cattle operation takes a supportive family and strong partnership with MFA

by Jessica Ekern

Spread too thin
Fall fertilization can help bring pastures back to life after limited spring applications, tough summer conditions

by Allison Jenkins

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

Wheat makes a comeback in crop rotation
Favorable markets aren’t the only benefits to adding small grains to corn-soybean mix

by Adam Jones

In doubt about drought?
Management strategies can help livestock producers weather dry conditions

by  Dr. Jim White

Country Corner
Protecting the monarch’s reign

By Allison Jenkins

UpFront
Atrazine back under attack
Buckets of Fun planned at 2022 Missouri State Fair
Thummel takes the lead for Missouri Beef Industry Council

Markets
Corn: Market conditions remain volatile
Soybeans: Tight supplies expected in year ahead
Cattle: Production costs, beef prices keep going up
Wheat: Drought drops hard red winter wheat yields


Recipes
Wingin’ it

Marketplace
BUY, sell, trade

Viewpoint
Measuring up where it matters

By Ernie Verslues

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