Midwest Soybeans: Unlocking the Yield Potential, Lessons Learned – DTN

🕔Oct 31, 2017Travis Albin’s enthusiasm for pushing soybean yields seems to mirror the bounding golden retriever named Harley that seldom leaves his side. The Villa Grove, Illinois, young farmer spent a good […]

Soybean Market: Chinese Traders Visit Midwest Checking Yields and Quality – DTN

🕔Oct 25, 2017A team of Chinese traders representing eight large soybean importing companies, include state-owned COFCO (China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation), Jiusan Group and privately-owned Hopefull Grain and Oil Group, […]

2018 Farm Bill: What Shiny Object Will be a Distraction this Time? – Commentary

🕔Aug 16, 2017Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue launched his “Back to Our Roots” farm bill tour at the Wisconsin State Fair on August 3, 2017. At the same time, members of Congress […]

Soybean Association CEO Nominated as Deputy Ag Secretary – DTN

🕔Jul 14, 2017President Donald Trump late Thursday nominated Stephen Censky, chief executive officer of the American Soybean Association, to be deputy secretary of Agriculture.  Censky has been CEO of the soybean association […]

Commodity Groups Request More Benefits for ARC, PLC and Crop Insurance- DTN

🕔Mar 29, 2017Farmers who lead commodity groups asked the House Agriculture General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee on Tuesday to continue the commodity programs in the 2014 farm bill, but to […]

Trump Dumps TPP – Ag Groups Feel Pain Over Loss of Huge Trade Pact – DTN

🕔Jan 23, 2017At least a few agricultural groups were vocal in their criticism Monday after President Donald Trump followed through on a campaign promise by signing a memorandum to withdraw from the […]

GMO Label: Ag and Food Groups Push for Deal Before July 1 – DTN

🕔Jun 16, 2016Key leaders in agriculture and food industries pleaded Thursday for leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee to strike a deal on how to inform consumers that foods may contain ingredients […]

Soybean Association Urges EU to Accept Sustainability Assurance Protocol

🕔Feb 17, 2015The recent approval of U.S. soybeans certified by the U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) as meeting the Dutch Feed Industry Association’s (NEVEDI) need for sustainable feedstuffs is a significant […]

Senate Appropriations Bill Gets Mixed Reviews from Ag Groups — DTN

🕔Dec 15, 2014The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council over the weekend praised the Senate passage of the fiscal year 2015 omnibus appropriations bill, while the American Soybean Association […]

Keith Good: EPA’s Approval of Enlist Duo Herbicide Challenged by Suit

🕔Oct 23, 2014Biotech Reuters writer Carey Gillam reported yesterday that, “A coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to overturn regulatory approval granted last week for a herbicide […]

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