National Corn Growers Association http://wuis.org en Decatur Vies For Ag Research Center http://wuis.org/post/decatur-vies-ag-research-center <p></p><p>Decatur is among the finalists for a national agriculture research center. &nbsp;</p><p>The (Decatur) Herald &amp; Review reports Thursday (http://bit.ly/1yyldBp ) that the National Corn Growers Association wants to create a facility to support and develop farming research. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:47:23 +0000 Associated Press 29503 at http://wuis.org Decatur Vies For Ag Research Center For Farmers With High Cash Rents, 2014 Could Be A Tough Year http://wuis.org/post/farmers-high-cash-rents-2014-could-be-tough-year <p>With the price of farmland at record levels across the Corn Belt, many farmers have been renting acres to plant. Now, with <a href="http://harvestpublicmedia.org/article/expected-bumper-crop-has-price-corn-dropping">the price of corn and soybeans in free fall</a>, farmers that depend on renting risk big losses if they’re unable to negotiate lower rents.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Peter Gray 17904 at http://wuis.org For Farmers With High Cash Rents, 2014 Could Be A Tough Year U.S. Corn Exports On The Rebound http://wuis.org/post/us-corn-exports-rebound <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Last summer’s drought knocked the nation’s corn exports to the mat.&nbsp; And while U.S. farmers may be getting up from that punch, it may take them longer to regain their footing in international markets. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 18:50:00 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse 8720 at http://wuis.org U.S. Corn Exports On The Rebound Weather The Top Issue At Farm Progress Show http://wuis.org/post/weather-top-issue-farm-progress-show <p>Hot weather has been greeting visitors to this years Farm Progress Show in Decatur.&nbsp; And as the show enters its final day Thursday, the head of a national trade group says weather is also on the mind of midwest farmers attending the event.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 22:11:46 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse 8019 at http://wuis.org Weather The Top Issue At Farm Progress Show