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Two Illinois farmers recognized by U.S. Grains Council

Two Illinois farmers have been recognized by the U.S. Grains Council for their 10-years of service to the organization. Dan Cole and Dirk Rice represented the Illinois Corn Marketing Board on the Council. Cole, who farms with his family in west central Illinois, tells Brownfield... Read More.

Weather market for grains

Another dry growing season could deliver support to the grain markets. Iowa Farm Bureau farmer education program manager Zach Brummer says widespread drought was expected to help provide a floor for corn prices in 2023. “What we’re really dealing with is we had record production... Read More.

Small grains cost share available in 5 Midwest states

Farmers in five Midwest states are eligible to earn up to $20 an acre for raising a small grain this year. Lydia English with Practical Farmers of Iowa says the cost share program is for growers of barley, oats, cereal rye, triticale, and wheat... Read More.

Grains, oilseeds decline after USDA numbers

Soybeans were lower on commercial and technical selling, up from the lows, but adding to what already would have been a down week. The 2023 U.S. crop was a little bit larger than expected, pulling ending stocks higher, while quarterly stocks were lower.... Read More.