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Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections Open This Week

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began mailing ballots this week for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county and urban county committee elections to all...

USDA Increases Corn, Soybean Crop Production Estimates for 2022

This month's 2022/23 U.S. corn outlook is for higher production, larger feed and residual use, and greater ending stocks according to the USDA's monthly...

How the Mississippi River Drought is Creating a Bottleneck Effect with...

The Mississippi River is at its lowest levels since 1988, which is significantly slowing down the transport of newly harvested grain to be exported...

NASDA’s Ted McKinney: Mexico Can’t Afford to Ban U.S. GMO Corn

Mexico’s upcoming ban on U.S. imports of genetically-modified corn or corn grown with glyphosate won’t be changed in any way, according to their deputy...

Ag Groups Ask Congress to Prevent Potential Rail Strike

Over 190 members of the Agricultural Transportation Working Group want Congress to prepare to help prevent a railroad strike or lockout. Beef Magazine says...

Diesel Fuel Supplies Running Short in Many Parts of Rural America

It’s bad enough that diesel fuel is costing you $1.89 more per gallon today than this time last year, according to AAA. Now, there...

Harvest Weather Forecast: A Dry Outlook Throughout the Coming Week

Rain showers will start of this harvest forecast on Saturday, as a frontal boundary works its way into the state from the west. Rain...

Michigan’s Corn Yields are ‘Very Solid’ Says Specialty Hybrids Agronomist

So far in Michigan, 43 percent of corn has been harvested for grain and 77 percent of soybeans have been harvested, according to the...

Higher-Priced, Smaller Turkeys Likely on the Holiday Menu, Says CoBank

A new analysis from CoBank suggests consumers will see smaller and higher-priced turkeys this Thanksgiving season. After grappling with staff shortages, plant closures, and supply...

$223 Million in Funding to Increase US Meat Processing Capacity Announced...

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the federal government is providing more than $220 million in new meat processing grants and...

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