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Drought Conditions Persist in the Main Corn Growing States

As farmers are ramping up toward planting season, drought conditions continue in many of the top corn-growing…

Corn Export Sales Drop to New Marketing-Year Low Point

Export sales dropped to a new low in the marketing year last week, while soybeans and wheat…

U.S. Suspends Some Tariffs on U.K. Goods

While it won’t have a large effect on farmers immediately, the Biden Administration is suspending some tariffs…

Americans Support Tough Stance on China

President Biden inherited a challenging relationship between the U.S. and China, including a trade war, tariffs on…

U.S. Grains Council Trying to Regain Market Share in Egypt

The U.S. Grains Council is working to regain market share in Egypt.  The new two-prong strategy focuses…

Chicago Company Launches Dairy-Based Sports Drink

A Chicago-based start-up company launched GoodSport, a sports drink that’s 97 percent dairy and aims to compete…

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack to Headline Alpha Ag Summit

Alpha Media is proud to present the Alpha Ag Summit, presented by HitchPin, Thursday, February 25th and…

Biden EPA Supports 10th Circuit Court’s Decision on SREs

The Biden Administration handed a major victory to the corn ethanol industry.  The EPA says it agrees…

Trade Policy will be a Big Topic on Thursday

Politico says trade policy will move front-and-center this week as the Senate Finance Committee considers Biden’s nominations…

USDA Forecasting Higher Production in 2021

The USDA sees more corn and soybean production ahead this year.  A DTN report says the USDA’s…

Ag Climate Alliance Expands and Makes Policy Recommendations

The Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance announced its membership is expanding as it puts together new policy…

United Fresh Releases 2020 Fourth Quarter Report

Fresh produce continues its steady growth at retail, with increased sales for fruits and vegetables during the…

Dry Weather Concerns in South America Continue

The corn and soybean harvest in South America continues to accelerate, and as the planting window for…

Number of MN Farms Decline in 2020

The total number of farms in Minnesota in 2020 was 67,500, down 500 farms from 2019, according…