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Soybeans key to energy transition, advancing food security

The vice president of market intelligence for the United Soybean Board says the rising demand for biodiesel has helped increase the value of soybean oil. Mac Marshall tells Brownfield biodiesel is one of the most-used renewable fuels on the market and it’s creating new... Read More.

Advancing U.S. Pork Sustainability Grant

The National Pork Board and Nestle are partnering to help pork producers adopt climate-smart agriculture practices. NPB chief sustainability officer Jamie Burr says the Advancing U.S. Pork Sustainability grant program supports continued efforts to reduce the industry’s greenhouse gas footprint. “And it starts with an... Read More.

Harvest advancing in north Iowa

Harvest is advancing across northern Iowa. Chris Edgington grows corn and soybeans near St. Ansgar. “Beans are done in our area for the most part. There are a few fields that guys let be because they got so dry so they just kind of... Read More.

Farmers crucial to advancing sustainability innovation

The CEO of an ag insights company says farmer input is playing a critical role in the advancement of many ag products designed to improve environmental sustainability. Randy Barker is with INTENT. INTENT is a technology and insights company that helps ag companies advance... Read More.

Corn advancing in South Dakota

South Dakota’s corn is starting to enter its reproductive growing phases. USDA says 7% of the corn in the state is silking with the crop rated 56% good to excellent. South Dakota’s soybean conditions are rated 53% good to excellent with 23% of the crop... Read More.

Crop progress quickly advancing in Arkansas

Wheat harvest is moving along in Arkansas. The USDA reports as of Sunday 77% of corn, 77% of cotton, 83% of peanuts, and 66% of soybeans is rated good to excellent. The alfalfa hay crop is only 27 percent good to excellent. Some crop progress... Read More.

Farmer input critical to advancing ag technologies

The president of an ag innovation company says new ag products and technology aren’t as successful without farmer input. Kevin Heikes is with Intent, a company that helps advance ag technologies by connecting the businesses with farmers.  “Some of the innovations and the products... Read More.

Advancing science and innovation

Agriculture is always changing, and Tom Fry with The Mosaic Company says expanding into biologicals is a natural extension of their expertise in balanced crop nutrition. And he tells Brownfield the Mosaic Company is excited to go deeper into how plants, nutrients, and the environment... Read More.

Advancing stewardship

Enlist field specialist Tony Goede says Corteva Agriscience is committed to ensuring proper product stewardship. He tells Brownfield a series of free webinars will be offered this winter providing information on effective weed control, tank mixing with Enlist, and characteristics of 2-4D choline. ...

How labor shortages are advancing animal health in cattle country

A global leader in livestock nutrition says labor shortages are helping advance technology in cattle country. Brandon Nuttelman with Merck Animal Health says products like implants, ear tags and sensors are able to detect sickness sooner, allowing producers to do more with less, “These... Read More.