Future heads of family farms dig into financials COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Jake Anderson didn't have to delve too deep into the University of Missouri's agricultural economics program before realizing he was destined to return to the 1,500-acre family farm. After all, that's been the Anderson family trade since 1891, when his great-great grandfather came to Callaway County from Sweden.
Corn plantings pick up, but still behind ST. LOUIS (AP) -- U.S. farmers are making the most of break in the seemingly unceasing spring rains to plant corn, though the pace still remains well behind schedule, the latest federal figures showed Monday.
Report: U,S, winter wheat production forecast down WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- The winter wheat crop is expected to be far smaller this season compared to last, particularly for hard red varieties used in bread, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Friday.