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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



Could you be overpaying on ag equipment purchases? Learn the five questions that can help you get a better deal on your next machine purchase below. Ag Equipment Is Getting More Advanced …and More Expensive Today’s ag equipment is becoming increasingly innovative. From solar-powered scarecrows that


Apr 04, 2024

by Norm

Crop oil concentrates (COC) and non-ionic surfactants (NIS) are both adjuvants used in agriculture to improve the effectiveness of pesticides, including herbicides , insecticides , and fungicides . However, they differ in composition and function, which influences their use in various situations. Cr


Investing in farmland can often help you scale your ag operation. To reduce overhead expenses, though, it’s advantageous to lock in a low mortgage interest rate. In this post, we’ll discuss everything from how interest rates impact farm mortgage payments to whether now is the right time for farmers


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


Mar 29, 2024

by Rebecca Willison

Yesterday, the USDA released the 2024 Prospective Plantings report with key findings that U.S. farmers will plant less corn and more soybeans this year. For the past four years, FBN has been surveying members throughout the month of March to estimate acreage for key crops prior to the USDA report. T


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


At FBN®, we value all farmers and are working to make the agriculture sector more equitable. Through our 55,000+ member strong platform, we are making gains in democratizing information for all farmers so that family farms can become economically viable. Let’s take a look at some fascinating facts a


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