The Department of Energy has awarded $118 million to accelerate the production of sustainable biofuels for transportation and manufacturing needs. Chris Bliley, senior vice president of regulatory affairs, with Growth Energy says the grants will help biorefineries reduce greenhouse gas emissions. “Our plants are... Read More.
A water quality specialist in Wisconsin says more data is needed to help determine how much cover crops help control nitrate leaching in soils. Guolong Liang with the University of Wisconsin Extension tells Brownfield cover crops reduce nitrate leaching into groundwater but, “There are... Read More.
Photo provided by Indiana Beef Cattle Association Dubois County Cattle Producer Edmund Hildenbrand was one of 40 appointees by US Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack to serve on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board. Hildenbrand, a Huntingburg native, replaces outgoing board member Norman Voyles Jr.,... Read More.
A fertilizer market expert says some forms of nitrogen are getting less expensive, not all. Josh Linville with StoneX tells Brownfield he’s seeing the manufacturing side lower prices, which allows the retail side to do the same, but there’s one form of nitrogen that... Read More.
Two farm credit groups are a step closer to merging. The boards for Farm Credit Mid-America and Farm Credit Midsouth have received preliminary approval from the Farm Credit Administration Stockholders now get to vote on the potential merger by mailing their proxy ballot or voting... Read More.
This growing season spring and winter wheat growers will have access to a new post-emergent herbicide to better control broadleaf and grass weeds. In this Managing for Profit, Ryan Bryant-Schlobohm, UPL Technical Services Manager shares how the three active ingredients provide the most effective weed... Read More.
Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Amie Simpson will cover the 2023 Agricultural Summit by First Farmers Bank and Trust in West Lafayette, Indiana on February 7, 2023. ... 2023 Agricultural Summit by First Farmers Bank and Trust
Brownfield’s Amie Simpson will be in West Lafayette, Indiana on February 3, 2023 for an Indiana Soybean Association event at Purdue University. ... Indiana Soybean Association event at Purdue University
There is no shortage of issues for the nation’s cattle producers to discuss this week at the 2023 Cattle Industry Convention. Ethan Lane, vice president of government affairs, with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says from traceability to grazing, producers will take a deep dive into... Read More.
The ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee has the Biden administration’s climate policies in mind as farm bill hearings resume. John Boozman tells Brownfield he does not want the President Biden’s 30×30 or American the Beautiful plan, an effort to conserve 30% of... Read More.
There has been a post floating around social media that claims the ground beef purchased at grocery stores, which is bright red in color, is injected with dyes, water, and other compounds to give it that appearance and is less healthy than the... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or above-normal temperatures and precipitation across much of the U.S. Colder-than-normal conditions will be confined to the Northeast, as well as California, the Great Basin, and portions of the Intermountain... Read More.