The USDA says winter weather impacted some dairy markets during the past week. The Agricultural Marketing Service’s latest report says the winter weather affected dairy operations in eastern states, and some milk intended for Class III cheese processing were redirected into bottling for grocery... Read More.
U.S. ethanol production and stocks were both lower last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 1.011 million barrels a day, the lowest since early October, down 12,000 on the week and 7,000 on the year with some plants operating at reduced... Read More.
By Lucky Kidd LYONS, Kan. — Lyons City Council members heard updates on where things are currently at on the collapse of the back part of the buildings at 105 and 107 West Main Nov. 12 at Monday's... Read More.
By Lucky Kidd LYONS, Kan. — A couple of events have been organized to help the two businesses impacted by Sunday's partial collapse of their building on the north side of the Square in Lyons.The Lumberyard on 56 at... Read More.
By Kansas Department of Transportation KANSAS — The Kansas Department of Transportation is committed to keeping the highways clear whenever inclement weather impacts the state.However, KDOT staffing shortages create the potential for highways to not be cleared... Read More.
A north central Ohio farmer says harvest has been slow to get started because of development issues. “We had kind of a shady summer from the smoke from the wildfires in Canada.” John Linder says soybeans are too wet and they’re just getting started with... Read More.
Congress is no closer to reaching a deal to prevent a government shutdown and Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says it will have an immediate impact on rural America and to the farm economy. “Now is the time when farmers are harvesting their crops... Read More.
Biofuel groups are expressing their disappointment with the Environemtal Protection Agency’s blending requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard. While EPA slightly raised requirements for biomass-based diesel fuels, the agency lowered ethanol quotas. Biofuel blending requirements are 20.94 billion gallons in 2023, 21.54 billion gallons in... Read More.
A new report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers shows how modern tools and management have improved dairy farming. The Environmental Benefits of Modern Dairy, Hay, and Forage Production Technologies report shows U.S. and Canadian milk yields have gone up 19% in the... Read More.
The Environmental Protection Agency has moved up the dicamba application deadline, further restricting the herbicide in Illinois for the 2023 season. The federal label change announced Thursday says over the top dicamba applications cannot be made on soybeans after June 12th or the V4... Read More.
Harvest is right around the corner for west central Indiana farmer Paul Hodgen. “We’ll have stuff here within probably two or three weeks where we’ll start harvesting some of the early corn and some of the early beans,” Hodgen said. “We’re probably three weeks... Read More.