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Mild weather delays winter farm tasks

The unusually warm winter is impacting the movement of crops to market. Josh Gackle is a south-central North Dakota farmer and President of the American Soybean Association. He says, “Yeah, there’s still frost that’s still in the ground but you know, we’re actually getting some... Read More.

Extension helps ease concerns over farm bill delays

The head lobbyist for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says he isn’t worried about the farm bill delay, yet.  Ethan Lane says, “We’ve never done a farm on time, that’s never a thing that’s happened.”  He tells Brownfield the lengthy process isn’t out of... Read More.

Economist concerned about farm bill delays

An agricultural economist is concerned about the delays in Washington and how they affect the new farm bill.  Jonathan Coppess at the University of Illinois tells Brownfield the first continuing resolution extended the 2018 Farm Bill for a year covering the 2024 crop year,... Read More.

Global shipping delays will affect fertilizer prices

A fertilizer market expert says shipping delays due to rising tensions in the Middle East will likely raise the price of urea and phosphate. Josh Linville with StoneX Group says few fertilizer shipments are going through the Suez Canal. Instead, the ships are taking... Read More.

Fair Board Delays Race Track Decision to January

By Lucky Kidd HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Kansas State Fair Board has delayed a final decision on the fate of the Fairgrounds race track until their January 9th meeting. During a special meeting Tuesday evening with an... Read More.