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  • Strikes Reflect New Labor Paradigm

    A week before the 10,000 or so Deere and Co. workers went on strike, roughly 1,400 Kellogg workers in Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Tennessee went on strike. Workers at both companies are pushing back against two-tier benefit systems after they were considered essential workers a year ago.
  • Labor, Infrastructure and Supply Chains

    A coalition of agricultural organizations wrote the secretary of transportation highlighting their supply-chain concerns. The group stressed the need for labor, transportation and infrastructure policies, proposals on container ships, rail service and upgrading inland waterways. The letter comes as more ships continue to pile up outside of western ports.
  • Health Monitoring Planned in Mead, NE

    University researchers are trying to start long-term human health and environmental monitoring studies after an ethanol plant mishandled pesticide-treated seeds near Mead, Nebraska.
  • Cattle Contracts Library

    A consensus among cattle groups that there is a need for greater price discovery in the industry is a major driver behind the Cattle Contract Library Act of 2021.
  • Brazil Soy Planting Outpaces Last Year

    With thoughts of last season firmly in mind for Brazil producers, planting progress has advanced well ahead of schedule. Weather has cooperated with these efforts.
  • Corn King Hula Aims To Go Higher

    David Hula's 616-bushel-per-acre corn raised the bar in 2019, on land that has been farmed since the early 1600s, but he is determined to keep becoming an even better farmer with each passing year.
  • Pension Funds Sue Over Bayer-Monsanto

    A federal judge has allowed multiple pension funds that are shareholders of Bayer to sue the company over its acquisition of Monsanto and questions about whether Bayer did proper due diligence when it came to Monsanto's liabilities for glyphosate cases.
  • View From the Cab

    Supply chain issues are changing how DTN's View From the Cab farmers are sizing up everything from fertility needs to what they plant in 2022.
  • Here's How to Get Started in Farming

    An Iowa couple fulfills their dream of becoming row-crop farmers. Here's how they did it and advice for others who want to follow in their footsteps.
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