Ag News

  • USDA Reports Review

    The Sept. 12 USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report for September held little fanfare for traders who had already expected lower yield and production numbers.
  • EPA Ends 2015 WOTUS Rule

    Farm groups on Thursday praised the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers for announcing they would eliminate the 2015 Clean Water Act rule drafted by the Obama administration that had greatly expanded EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers regulatory oversight of streams, lakes, ponds and wetlands.
  • Stand Strong - 5

    V3 to V8 growth stages are a critical time to produce a good corn crop.
  • Stand Strong - 4

    Accurate seed population and placement pay dividends for farmers.
  • USDA Weekly Crop Progress

    Corn was rated 55% in good-to-excellent condition and soybean condition was also rated 55% as of Sunday, according to this week's USDA NASS Crop Progress report.
  • Cooperative Relies on RFS Waivers

    At a marathon town hall with CNN on Wednesday night, 10 Democratic candidates running for president were asked about their climate solutions. Agriculture and food production were themes throughout the night.
  • Stand Strong - 3

    These tips help keep corn from lodging.
  • Rethinking Seed Treatments

    Insecticide and fungicide seed treatments rarely pay off for soybean farmers, according to a new meta-study.
  • Cargill Faces Fire Over Amazon

    Cargill, the largest private company in the U.S., is increasingly under pressure for its sourcing of soybeans and other agricultural commodities in Brazil. At least one environmental group has branded Cargill the "worst company on the planet" after Cargill came out and said it would not be able to meet 2020 goals to stop deforestation in the soy supply chain.
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