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Apr 12, 2024

by FBN Network

It’s time to dust off those math skills as you plan for spring chemical applications. Start with a few simple calculations to ensure you have enough product in the shed to complete the job. If you do the math now, you’ll only purchase what you need and won’t have to worry about storing and handling


Apr 10, 2024

by FBN Network

As summer approaches, it’s a good time to start thinking about adding fly control solutions to your nutrition program. The newly released FBN® Grass Turnout Guide provides an essential overview to help producers prepare their cattle for grass turnout, including preventing and managing flies. Access


Apr 01, 2024

by FBN Network

One of the main challenges farmers face is securing farmland. However, there are financial products and resources that can help make purchasing farmland more accessible for farmers who are just starting out. In this post, we’ll cover: Renting vs. Buying Farmland: Pros and Cons, , Farm Land As a Futu


Articles Livestock

Getting Ahead of Calf Scours

Apr 01, 2024

by FBN Network

Calf scours is a top health issue for both beef and dairy calves. Dr. Steve Dudley, FBN® Head of Technical Services and a practicing veterinarian with Southwest Veterinary Services, provides tips on scours prevention to help maintain livestock health. Dr. Dudley discusses: Prevention strategies, Vac


Articles Grain Marketing

New FBN® Report: 2024 Planting Intentions

Mar 28, 2024

by FBN Network

FBN released its annual 2024 Planting Intentions Report exclusively to participating FBN members yesterday and is now making it publicly available to all members and growers across the United States. Click here to access the free report. To develop this survey-based report, the FBN Data Science team


Mar 28, 2024

by FBN Network

Terrain comparisons to the county can help farmers decide whether to purchase a new parcel of farmland by providing valuable insights into the land's topography and water drainage patterns. This information is crucial for assessing the land's suitability for agricultural operations. When interpretin


Mar 27, 2024

by FBN Network

Comparable sales can be a valuable tool for farmers when deciding whether or not to purchase an appealing farmland parcel. Download the free guide Before You Buy: 4 Farmland Factors to Consider from FBN® Finance to learn more about how to use comparable sales data when determining whether to make a


Mar 26, 2024

by FBN Network

Cropping history information can be valuable for a farmer who is deciding whether to purchase farmland available for sale. Learn more about why farmers deciding on a land purchase should assess cropping history before making a final decision in the free guide Before You Buy: 4 Farmland Factors to Co


Mar 26, 2024

by FBN Network

Chemical applications, including herbicides , fungicides , insecticides , and fertilizers , are critical to meeting a crop’s yield and quality potential. In 2023, U.S. farmers spent nearly $67 billion on fertilizers and pesticides, representing one of the top production expenses. If you’re looking f


Mar 25, 2024

by FBN Network

Soil type information is crucial for farmers to consider when deciding on new farmland to purchase. By understanding the soil types present on a piece of land that is for sale, farmers can assess its agricultural potential and suitability for specific crops. Before You Buy: 4 Farmland Factors to Con