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THC Testing Still a Challenge for Hemp Farmers

The hype over hemp sparked a rush of enthusiasm from farmers looking to add it to their crop rotations after it was legalized in...

Harvest Forecast: Drier Forecast, Cooler Temps

A much better week coming for fieldwork, but we also see it usher in much colder temps. Clouds builds through the day Saturday as a...

Ethanol Applauds New White House Proposal to Restore Demand

After President Trump announced he would have a biofuels package for farmers in August, the White House is making good on their promise. Ethanol groups...

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrow with China

The United States’ trade deficit with China is as small as it’s been in recent months. U.S. exports hit a five-month high, which Bloomberg says...

Scout for Leaf Diseases, Stalk Integrity as Harvest Begins

Before the rains this weekend delaying field work, some farmers in Southwestern Michigan were able to start harvest. One of the problems that impacted...
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USDA Invests $11M In Research to Support Specialty Crop Farmers

U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Scott Hutchins announced today that the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has invested $11 million...

New White House Ethanol Plan Revealed, More Details Expected

It’s been more than a month since President Trump announced he was going to unveil a biofuels package to restore demand for lost gallons...

Deere Announces Layoffs amid Demand Declines

Deere officials say more than 160 U.S. workers at agriculture machinery facilities in Illinois and Iowa will be laid off, after the company last...

CoBank: Volatility Continues to Roil Ag Markets

Uncertainty over trade policy, weather and African swine fever dominated agricultural markets last quarter, causing greater volatility. A report just released by CoBank says issues...

Pork Board Report Sees Need for Pork Industry to Improve Relations...

Mexico is the largest importer of U.S. pork, and a new report from the National Pork Board (NPB) shows there is an opportunity to...

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