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Hinson concerned about 2023 input costs

A US Representative from Iowa says she’s concerned about production costs for farmers heading into next year. Republican Ashley Hinson tells Brownfield, “I had one farmer text me that his inputs are up 300%,” she said. “That is just unsustainable.” She says inflation remains a... Read More.

Iowa farmer concerned about 2023 inputs

A western Iowa farmer has had better than expected yields this harvest, but says inputs for next year are top of mind. Kevin Ross of Minden says he’s keeping a close eye on fertilizer costs. “The early fall numbers were higher than where we... Read More.

Farm Bureau members concerned about SEC’s proposed rule

Many Farm Bureau members are concerned the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed rule on greenhouse gas emission reporting could burden farmers. The proposed rule, The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate Related Disclosures for Investors, would require a public company to report emissions from its... Read More.

Policy specialist concerned about trade

A farm policy specialist says she wants to see the Biden administration take more action on trade. Mary Kay Thatcher is senior manager of federal government and industry relations for Syngenta. “Neither the Trump administration nor the Biden administration agree to do trade policy... Read More.

Ernst concerned about farmer diesel costs

A US Senator from Iowa says high input costs continue to plague farmers. Republican Joni Ernst tells Brownfield fertilizer prices are a major concern, but… “The other cost of course that hit them this spring and is going to hit them again this fall... Read More.