Grain markets have been a challenge for all farmers, since prices offered are generally below the cost of production. And grain merchandisers at elevators are trying to assemble offers that allow farmers some degree of profitability, if they want to take the risk. Stu Ellis visits with one in our report from the farm..
For some farm families, relief from the pressures of farming may be attending tractor pulls. But for others, it is having trucks or tractors and driving in those competitive events. Such is the case with a Christian County family which has become national champions in that sport. Stu Ellis has our harvest heritage report
With changes in federal and state laws underway, there are some farmers who are planning to grow hemp this year in an effort to diversify their farm and tap a new source of income to supplement low corn and soybean prices. Stu Ellis reports there are some new risks that a farmer would face growing hemp.
Farmers have been rotating crops for many years, planting corn after soybeans, with the thought the corn could take advantage of all the nitrogen soybeans put into the soil. If that is your perception, buckle your seatbelt as you watch Stu's report from the farm.