Category: Ag News

Winter Wheat Planting Begins for Select States in This Week’s Crop Progress

Bouts of extreme heat in much of the Corn Belt are starting to have a bigger influence on crop condition ratings, USDA-NASS stated in its weekly Crop Progress report. The percentage of corn and soybean crops rated good to excellent dropped 2 to 3 percentage points on Tuesday’s report, which covered blistering hot days before …

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Oklahoma Cash Grains Report for September 5, 2023

Justin Lewis Market Wrap-Up for September 5, 2023

Michigan Event with Rep. Slotkin Highlights Impact of Agricultural Research

U.S. Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin met today with agricultural scientists at Michigan State University and leaders from Farm Journal Foundation to discuss how public support for agricultural research, development, and extension can help alleviate global hunger and malnutrition. The event included a panel discussion with Congresswoman Slotkin and Dr. George Smith, Director of AgBioResearch at MSU; …

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Speakers Confirmed for U.S. Grains Council’s Global Ethanol Summit in October

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has confirmed Bruce Rastetter and Jeff Broin as keynote speakers for Global Ethanol Summit (GES), held Oct. 16-18 in Reston, VA. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has also been invited to give opening remarks. GES seeks to elevate bioethanol’s international visibility and ongoing successful initiatives as a viable decarbonization …

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Hylio Precision Crop Spraying Drones Increase Efficiency for Ag Producers

Associate Farm Editor, Reagan Calk, had the chance to talk with the CEO and Co-Founder at Hylio, Arthur Erickson, about how precision crop spraying drones can help increase sustainability and tackle labor challenges. While the ongoing worker shortage depends on location, Erickson said a common trend seen in the agriculture industry is that the younger …

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Entries Accepted for Checkoff’s New Product Competition

The Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) New Product Competition for college students is accepting entries for 2024. The competition seeks innovative dairy product concepts and is open to undergraduate and graduate students in the U.S. This year’s contest theme aligns with checkoff-led insights that show consumers are seeking dairy products that deliver health and wellness benefits, …

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Terrain’s Don Close Sees Great Potential in Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Project

Senior Farm and Ranch Broadcaster, Ron Hays, is talking with Terrain’s Chief Research and Analytics Officer, Don Close. Among other things, Close has previously worked as a senior animal protein analyst at Rabobank, and as a market director for the Texas Cattle Feeders Association. Terrain is an exclusive offering of American Ag Credit, Farm Credit …

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Top Soil Journal Publishes Peer Reviewed Paper on Indigo Ag’s Carbon Quantification Model

Article highlights the rigor in Indigo’s use of the DayCent-CR model to quantify environmental benefits resulting from sustainable farming practices Indigo Ag, an innovative leader and trusted partner in sustainable agriculture, announced today the publication of a peer-reviewed research article in the international soil science journal Geoderma. Written by Indigo’s internal team of scientific experts …

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Beltway Beef Podcast: WOTUS Rewrite Brings EPA Closer to Supreme Court’s Ruling

Each week, Beltway Beef brings you the latest policy news affecting the U.S. cattle and beef industry. Hear from subject-matter experts, producers, and industry leaders on the topics that impact the business viability of farms and ranches across the country. On this episode, NCBA Chief Counsel Mary-Thomas Hart joins to discuss the Environmental Protection Agency’s …

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