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The Soy Checkoff Is Working To Turn Soybean Oil Into Liquid Gold.

Soybeans are crushed for meal. This unspoken belief permeates the soy value chain, supported by increases in the output of global animal ag operations and past blows to commodity soybean oil in food m... Read More

Kansas Corn Begins Second Class of Kansas Corn Corps

Kansas Corn kicked off the first session of the Kansas Corn Corps Class 2 this past weekend outside of Junction City at Rock Springs Ranch. Kansas Corn created the program in 2015 as a way for young farmers to network, learn more about the corn indus... Read More

Florida Citrus Crop Estimates Decline Further

The Department of Agriculture says Florida will produce four million less boxes of oranges than previously estimated. The decline, attributed to damage from Hurricane Irma, has USDA predicting Florida will produce 46 million boxes of oranges. The ... Read More

CoBank announces 2018 board officers

DENVER (PRNewswire) — CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the United States, announced  board officers for 2018.  The CoBank board elects its officers to serve ... Read More

Report Outlines BayerAG-Monsanto Merger Impact

A research document released by Farmers and Families First shows the proposed BayerAG-Monsanto merger would reduce competition and increase cost for farmers. The white paper says the deal would create a $66 billion corporation with “unprecedented c... Read More

Resistance, safety are key factors in private pesticide applicator training

Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2018, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, can contact their local Nebraska Extension office for information on pestic... Read More

Nebraska Extension offers 2018 training for commercial, noncommercial pesticide applicators

Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Training dates are set for Nebraska's commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification, or recertification of their license, to use or purchase restricted use pesticides (RUPs) ... Read More

Kansas Water Authority Approves 2018 Surplus Water Report

This week the Kansas Water Authority (KWA) met in the city of McPherson for their December meeting. They also had the opportunity to tour the Kansas Municipalities Utilities (KMU) Facility. The KWA received updates on vital water projects and issues... Read More

ASA Introduces New Class of DuPont Young Leaders

St. Louis, MO (December 13, 2017) The 34th class of American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young leaders recently began their leadership journey at DuPont Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa. The Johnston training session was the first phase... Read More

Algerian wheat purchase raises US farmer hopes for exports

CHICAGO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Falling prices have lured a big buyer to U.S.-grown, low-protein wheat, raising the prospect for farmers of more exports and the hope that the market for low-protein wheat may have reached its nadir. U.S. wheat prices h... Read More

When Will USDA Cut South American Corn Production?

Traders were expecting USDA to cut its Brazilian corn production estimate on Tuesday, with one wire service average trade estimate at 93.25 million metric tons (mmt) and a range of estimates from 95 mmt all the way down to 86.9 mmt. Instead, USDA mad... Read More