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Weather Isn’t the Only Factor Driving the Markets

The markets have had quite a back-and-forth swing over the past couple of weeks. Joe Vaclavik, Founder and President of Standard Grain in Nashville,...

Growth Energy CEO Testifies to Biofuel’s Ability to Increase Economic Growth,...

The Senate Ag Committee held a hearing on Tuesday on titled “Renewable Energy—Growth and Opportunities for Rural Economies.” Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.), chair of...

Changing Inheritance Taxes Would be Devastating for Farmers

The Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University developed a study showing the impact of potential inheritance tax changes. American Farm Bureau...

House Ag Chair Scott Comments on USDA Discrimination Lawsuits

House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott (GA-D) calls lawsuits against aid for minority farmers "shameful." Congress provided the USDA funds to provide debt relief to...

USDA Invests $55.2M in Grants to Increase Capacity, Expand Access in...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Monday announced $55.2 million in competitive grant funding available through the new Meat and Poultry Inspection Readiness Grant...
Soybeans, weather

Michigan Crop Conditions Holding Steady Again Despite Lack of Rainfall

Field Crops Over 30 percent of the state remained in severe drought condition, according to Marlo Johnson, Director of the Great Lakes Regional Office of...

Gene Editing is Newest Tool to Combat SCN Resistance

The latest checkoff-funded research is bringing new tools into the arena to fight soybean cyst nematodes (SCN). A lot of the focus is trying...

Ally Kemp of Unionville Crowned 2021 Michigan Sugar Queen

Ally Kemp of Unionville was crowned the 2021 Michigan Sugar Queen during a ceremony held Friday, June 18, at Michigan Sugar Company’s headquarters at...

Texas A&M Study Confirms Devastating Impact of Inheritance Tax Code Changes...

A newly released Texas A&M’s Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) study of U.S. Senate legislation calling for changes to the Capital Gains and...

Farmer Webinar this Week to Shed Light on Carbon Markets

The agricultural carbon market is growing, and farmers can learn why and what it means for them during a free educational webinar Wednesday. The...

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