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Down day for soybeans, corn, wheat ahead of USDA reports

Soybeans were lower on profit taking and technical selling. Beans gave back part of Monday’s gains, waiting for Thursday’s USDA numbers. The USDA’s Prospective Plantings report, Quarterly Grain Stocks, and weekly export sales numbers are all out on the 28th. Soybean meal and... Read More.

Ag Day event focuses on next generation ag workers

Educating the next generation of agricultural workers was the focus of a Wisconsin National Ag Day event.  Northcentral Technical College near Wausau is the only two-year campus in Wisconsin teaching ag and veterinary technician courses on their own campus farm.  During a student... Read More.

Indiana celebrates National Ag Day

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has declared March 19th Ag Day in the state. State Department of Agriculture Director Don Lamb tells Brownfield Indiana is home to more than 94,000 farmers. “When you put agriculture and natural resources together, it touches every Hoosier’s life and it’s... Read More.

National Ag Day is Tuesday, events planned across the country

Many in the ag industry are highlighting the role agriculture plays in protecting the land, water, and air. Jenni Badding, National Ag Day Chair for the Agriculture Council of America, says ‘Growing a Climate for Tomorrow’ is the theme for this year’s National Ag... Read More.

Cooler; a calmer day of weather across the Heartland, centered on the Midwest

Across the Corn Belt, Thursday’s thunderstorms, which carried into the overnight hours, produced wind damage, large hail, and several tornadoes from Missouri to Ohio.  With Midwestern rain having ended, storm recovery efforts are underway.  Although temperatures have fallen from recent, record-setting levels, warmer-than-normal... Read More.

IL ag budget wins highlighted at Ag Legislative Day

Recent wins for agriculture in the Illinois state budget were highlighted at the state capitol Wednesday.  Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton outlines a program that increases access to local food… “We’re continuing with the Illinois Grocery Store Initiative.”  She says, “We put $20 million into last... Read More.