Japan has approved its revised safeguard on US beef, which could prevent higher tariffs and increase demand. The updated threshold level will use a new, three-trigger safeguard mechanism to help reduce the probability that Japan will impose tariffs and help US exporters to better... Read More.
U.S. ethanol production shot higher last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 1.041 million barrels a day, up 30,000 on the week as some producers resume full operations after a brief slowdown, but down 38,000 on the year with some questions... Read More.
The cost of a Thanksgiving dinner is up 20 percent from last year, according to an American Farm Bureau survey. Chief Economist Roger Cryan says the average cost of a Thanksgiving meal for 10 people is $64.05. “This is indicative of general inflation.... Read More.
The head of the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) says Mexico’s upcoming ban on imports of GMO corn is a violation of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Andy LaVigne tells Brownfield the ban isn’t science-based. “It’s going to be really detrimental, not only to U.S.... Read More.
The world’s largest biofuel producer says ethanol-blended diesel fuel could revolutionize the transportation sector. Doug Berven, vice president of corporate affairs with POET, says companies with large fleets are looking for cleaner, alternative fuel options. “You’re not going to electrify the heavy-duty truck market.... Read More.
Nebraska Extension has set a 5-year focus plan that will help strengthen research and development for the state’s agriculture industry. Charles Stoltenow, Dean of Nebraska Extension, says the university is prioritizing three areas: food systems, inspiring residents in communities and improvements in overall well-being.... Read More.
Commentary. Several studies published by reputable psychologists from The University of California, Davis, University of Miami, and University of Pennsylvania published in a Harvard Health report, found that giving thanks can make you happier. The August 2021 Harvard Health report article concluded: “In positive psychology research, gratitude... Read More.
A Wisconsin dairy farmer is planning to convert manure into diesel and jet fuel. Wisconsin Dairy Alliance member Larry Dufek owns Dairyland Farms east of Green Bay and is a producer for Land O’ Lakes. The family dairy is working with the University of... Read More.
Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Larry Lee will cover the Professional Dairy Producers Dairy Insights Summit November 29th in Madison, Wisconsin. ... Professional Dairy Producers Dairy Insights Summit