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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. ...
MARYSVILLE, Kan. - The Smoky Valley Girls Tennis team placed 1st place in five out of the eight tournaments this season, defending their CKL and now Regional Championships from a season ago.The Doubles team of Campbell Gaskill and Karee Adam... Read More.
The American Soybean Association welcomes President Biden’s executive order to advance biotechnology and biomanufacturing. ASA director of government affairs Ariel Wiegard says the order will help grow the market for bio-based products. “Everything from soy-based paints and asphalt sealants to soy-based golf balls, everything that’s made... Read More.
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.