COVID-19 Impacts on Livestock Markets Persist; Fed Says Ag Sector “Under Severe Stress” May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
Recent news articles continue to highlight the ripple effects COVID-19 is having on some aspects of the U.S. livestock market.  Meanwhile, the minutes from the Fed’s April meeting noted that, “The agricultural […]

Ag Chemical Shortages Due To Coronavirus? Initial Feedback Feb 3, 2020

🕔Feb 3, 2020
Will China’s slowdown due to the coronavirus outbreak affect the availability of ag chemicals in the U.S. as the 2020 farming season starts? Chinese factories account for a significant amount […]

Mississippi: Agriculture Nears $7.4 Bln in 2019 Dec 26, 2019

🕔Dec 26, 2019
In 2019, Mississippi’s agricultural industry faced the prospect of dipping below $7 billion for the first time in eight years, but federal payments pushed its value up enough to post […]

Farm Equipment Sales Stabilize in U.S., Sharp Declines in Canada Jun 12, 2019

🕔Jun 12, 2019
As the trade wars continue to wage in the United States, farm equipment sales numbers mirror the uncertainty within the industry. U.S. sales saw minimal growth in most categories while […]

Bayer Vegetable Seed Biz Has One Serious Buyer – DTN Mar 12, 2018

🕔Mar 12, 2018
Bayer has announced it is in exclusive talks with BASF on the sale of its vegetable seed business. The potential sale is another effort to move along Bayer’s acquisition of […]

DowDuPont: New Name Announced – DTN Feb 27, 2018

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🕔Feb 27, 2018
Add two new words to your agricultural lexicon — Corteva Agriscience. The name will grace the new agriculture company spun off from the 2017 merger of Dow and DuPont. It […]

Kinze Manufacturing Expands into Tillage with 3 New Models Feb 6, 2018

🕔Feb 6, 2018
Kinze Manufacturing, an industry leader in planter and grain cart equipment, is expanding its offerings with the addition of four high-speed disc tillage models, Mach Till 201, 261, 331 and […]

New Publication Aids Ag Businesses in ICE Raid, Audit Preparation Nov 6, 2017

🕔Nov 6, 2017
Ensuring workers are legally able to work in the U.S. and are properly documented is important for every agricultural business, whether it is a processing plant, a dairy or an […]

Florida Agriculture: Challenges, Opportunities And The Future Jul 5, 2017

🕔Jul 5, 2017
These past few weeks I have spent much time traveling around Florida attending the annual meetings of some of our important agricultural commodity groups, such as Citrus Mutual, the Florida […]

Kansas: Ag Workers Urged to Participate in Health-Care Survey Mar 1, 2017

🕔Mar 1, 2017
Kansas farmers, ranchers and their employees are being asked to participate in a nationwide survey about health-care choices in the agriculture industry. “This survey is a chance for farmers and […]

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