Arizona Man Gets 68 Years in Prison in Nevada Standoff Case
A federal judge sentenced a Phoenix man Wednesday to 68 years in prison for his role as a gunman in a standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up c...
Groups pleased by Brazil’s delay on ethanol tariff
Brazil has put a 30-day delay on deciding whether to impose a 20-percent import tariff on U.S. ethanol. The US Grains Council, Growth Energy and the Renewabl...
Dow takes issue with chlorpyrifos bill
Dow AgroSciences takes issue with a bill introduced by five Democrats in the U.S. Senate to ban its pesticide chlorpyrifos. Dick Durbin of Illinois is one of...
California's Booming Almond Crop Hits 1 Million Acres
California's almond boom has hit 1 million acres, covering a total area bigger than the state of Rhode Island.
AAI/NFU send Bayer/Monsanto merger report to DOJ
The American Antitrust Institute and the National Farmers Union are among three groups that have sent the US Justice Department a report on the proposed merg...
Ohio Shows Support of Athletes Drinking Milk in Butter Sc...
Some school districts, like some in San Francisco, are banning chocolate milk in their lunches, but the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) is enco...
Butter Continues to Rebound
The in-demand product buoyed the market on Wednesday 
Ohio governor signs measure to further protect Lake Erie
Ohio Governor John Kasich has approved legislation to improve protections for Lake Erie and the environment. Senate Bill 2 would revise current environmental...
Direct cattle business underway, lower than last week
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were higher on an oversold bounce. Cash and wholesale business during the session were bearish, but contacts ...
McDonald's CEO Says Safety Top Priority in Fresh-Beef Push
Move beyond frozen burger patties presents new challenges.
AGCO to acquire Precision Planting
AGCO has agreed to acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of the Monsanto Company. AGCO Director of Investor Relations Greg Pe...
McDonald's CEO Says Safety Top Priority in Fresh-Beef Pus...
McDonald's CEO Says Safety Top Priority in Fresh-Beef Push (1)
Dairy producers to gain from genomic feed efficiency stud...
A University of Wisconsin researcher says their dairy genomic feed efficiency study will help farmers reduce future production costs. Dr. Kent Weigel tells B...
Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: July 26, 2017
Sep. corn closed at $3.72 and 3/4, up 4 cents Aug. soybeans closed at $9.88 and 3/4, up 7 and 1/4 cents Aug. soybean meal closed at $319.80, up $1.50 Aug. so...
Soybeans, corn up on rain total uncertainties
Soybeans were modestly higher on speculative and technical buying. Rain fell overnight Tuesday into Wednesday in parts of the Midwest, with more expected ove...
Milk futures, cash dairy mostly higher
Class III milk futures at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange were mostly higher on near term demand expectations and spread trade. August was up $.07 at $16.38,...
Rains focusing on the western Corn Belt
Across the Corn Belt, showers are returning to the upper Midwest, including already soggy areas of southern Minnesota. However, rain is also overspreading so...
A cooler pattern ahead for the Corn Belt
As a cold front passes through the mid-section of the country, cooler weather will follow. Showers and thunderstorms could provide limited drought relief on ...
Marc Bertness – Sioux Rapids, Iowa
Marc and his family have been farming the same land since 1874. Listen to Marc’s podcast to see what he is doing to continually improve the quality of ...
Mike Shuter – Madison County, Indiana
Mike and his sons have been no-tilling for 35 years, strip-tilling for 15 years and using cover crops for 8 years. He shares why he joined the Soil Health Pa...
Elyssa McFarland – Soil Health Partnership Field Manager
Elyssa shares how the Soil Health Partnership is improving soil health across the nation, economically and environmentally. This means a better bottom line f...
Montana Businesses Lend a Hand to Support Lodgepole Fire ...
With the largest active wildfire in the country burning right in their backyard,  Montana ...
Why It's Unfair to Peg National Corn Yields Below 160
After the USDA released its weekly crop progress report on Monday, there’s been a lot of speculation over the national average yields for the major cro...
Ag’s NAFTA angst and hopes aired at hearing
House Ag Committee chairman Mike Conaway opened today’s hearing on NAFTA opportunities saying he understands the angst renegotiations have caused but s...
Midday cash livestock markets
Light to moderate direct cash cattle business is underway in parts of the North. Sales are being reported at $188 on the dressed basis, down about $2 from la...
How To Navigate Farm Change In A Mad World
California dairy producer Dino Giacomazzi says tomorrow’s top operators must recognize the lethal effect of disruptors that can break a farming busines...
Drought Relief Discount Announced by SweetPro & Agri-Best...
SweetPro and Agri-Best Feeds have instituted a Drought Relief Discount of $80/ton on qualifying ...
Minnesota E15 sales hit monthly record
Sales of E15 in Minnesota reached a new monthly record in May. Minnesota Biofuels Association executive director Tim Rudnicki says additional infrastructure ...
How To Engage Millennials At Work
Ask for input on processes within your ag business, advises Joyce Manning of Southern States Cooperative headquartered in Richmond, Va.
Minnesota farmer seeing success with conventional corn
A central Minnesota farmer growing conventional corn for the first time says the decision came down to more than potential price premiums.   Dana Hedber...
Ag Groups Gather in Washington to Discuss Concerns on 201...
Crop insurance, trade and farm income are in the spotlight in Washington D.C. as another Senate Agricultural Committee hearing listens to the needs of farm c...
How long have we been here?
AGCO to Acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corpo...
Only 3 months after John Deere bid dies, a buyer is announced.
White House’s Rural Task Force meets for second time
President Trump’s rural task force has three more months to develop its plan for rural prosperity. “We’ve got technology issues, we’ve got infrastructure iss...
Livestock trucking rule could be delayed
The House Appropriations Committee has approved legislation that would delay mandatory electronic reporting for livestock haulers until next year. American F...
In the Center of Flames
The Browning family ranches in what most people would call the middle of nowhere. Mosby, Montana ...
Video: Young farmers voice Brexit hopes and fears
Farmers Weekly Young farmers were among the biggest supporters of Brexit in last year’s EU referendum. According to an Farmers Weekly poll, almost two-thirds...
Meet the Aggies in your Neighbourhood
Dr. A. Randall Olson (also known as Dr. “O”)
Canada Quickly Moving from Customer to Competitor
Canada’s new milk price give’s Canadians an edge in both the domestic and world market    
Could Climate Change Crumble Corn Yields?
The weather has always been an unpredictable element of agriculture, but climate change is expected to make matters significantly worse. Determining how...
NMPF Meets with FDA on Dairy Food Labeling
Mislabeling of imitation dairy products misleads the public into buying nutritionally inferior foods, says NMPF.
Dairy deemed inhumane by advertising watchdog
Farmers Weekly A vegan advert that claimed “Humane milk is a myth” featuring a cow behind barbed wire was cleared by the Advertising Standards Au...
GM crop trial promises huge capacity for fish oil production
Farmers Weekly The latest trial of genetically modified oilseed has revealed the huge potential for producing omega-3 oils from crops which, if approved, wou...
Finding a path forward for the dicamba technology
One of the big questions in the dicamba drift debate is how it going to affect the future of the technology. University of Arkansas weed scientist Jason Nors...
Day 1 Wheat Quality Tour Results are In
Morning Market Audio 7/26/17
Driven by Dollars to Non-GMO Seed
In 2014, Nathan Reed fought for financial breath even after skinning inputs one by one. No matter how he shifted the figures, the pencil always pointed to th...
Farmgate milk prices push towards 30p/litre
Farmers Weekly After almost three months of sustained high dairy commodity prices, farmgate milk prices are finally starting to reflect the record-breaking v...
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