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RMA Administrator: No Hemp Coverage Currently, New Enterprise Coverage Coming

SAN DIEGO (DTN) -- Martin Barbre, the administrator of the Agriculture Department's Risk Management Agency, told the crop insurance industry on Monday that agents can discuss crop insurance for hemp w... Read More

Brazil's JBS imports corn for first time in 2019

SAO PAULO, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Brazilian food giant JBS SA has ordered its first shipment of imported corn this year to be used as feed at meat processing plants in the southern state of Santa Catarina, a source with direct knowledge of the decision s... Read More

Watermelon farmer Chastain gets top 10 at Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ross Chastain always has watermelons around victory lane, a nod to his roots in the family fruit farming business. He may not spend much time on the Florida farm these days, but with good reason — the eighth-generati... Read More

Grain marketing workshop - Feb. 26-27 in Hastings

When times are tight, one key to keeping the farm is managing income by having an effective grain marketing plan, one that accounts for an individual farmer’s cost of production, balance sheet and cash flow. A two-day, in-depth, hands-on workshop ... Read More

Kansas taking further steps to start industrial hemp crop

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications from farmers who want to be part of the state's industrial hemp research program, which state lawmakers created last April. One of the farmers eager to get on... Read More

APPLICATORS REQUIRE TRAINING BEFORE APPLYING RESTRICTED-USE PESTICIDES

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is reminding farmers, ranchers and other pesticide applicators that it’s time to renew or obtain a private pesticide applicator license if you plan to purchase or use restricted-use pesticide... Read More

The 2019 NAWG/USW Winter Conference Concludes with Wheat Growers Leaving Their Mark on Capitol Hill

Washington, D.C. (February 15, 2019) – The National Association of Wheat Growers and U.S. Wheat Associates held its annual winter conference from February 11-15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Conducting meetings with Members from wheat states as well as... Read More

2019 Corn and Soy Ambassadors Announced

This year, nine University of Nebraska-Lincoln students, as part of the 2019 Corn and Soy Collegiate Ambassador Program, are getting the chance to learn more about the corn and soybean industries. The Nebraska Corn Growers Association and Nebraska... Read More

Sleight To Retire As U.S. Grains Council President And CEO

Tom Sleight, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) since 2012, will retire this summer following the appointment of his successor, the Council's Board of Directors announced this week at the organization's membership... Read More

THE 16TH INTERNATIONAL MARKETING CONFERENCE & 59TH ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

From Jim Stitzlein, Chairman of the U.S. Grains Council: The meeting held in Cartagena, Colombia, a Caribbean hub for container shipping. Colombia is a free trade agreement partner and an important consumer of feed grains that support a thriving ... Read More

Nationwide holds annual grain bin safety contest

DES MOINES, Iowa — The risk farmers face when they enter large grain bins cannot be overstated. Within seconds, flowing grain can bury a worker who enters the bin to remove clumped or rotting grain while machinery is still running. To help reduc... Read More