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Deadline for IL farm infrastructure grant approaches

Time is running out for Illinois farmers to apply for funding aimed at strengthening the state’s food supply chain.  Raghela Scavuzzo, executive director of the Illinois Specialty Growers Association says the 6.3 million dollars from the Illinois Resilient Food System Infrastructure program is a... Read More.

Ag and infrastructure updates included in MO state of the state

Governor Mike Parson is proposing additional investments in agriculture and infrastructure in the next fiscal year. In his state of the state address on Wednesday, Parson said broadband infrastructure is needed, along with expanding I-44. “We’re announcing our recommendation to establish the I-44 improvement... Read More.

MSU finalizes ag infrastructure investments

Construction will begin next year for the first major facility upgrades in nearly 60 years for some agricultural research facilities at Michigan State University. AgBioResearch Director George Smith tells Brownfield the infrastructure improvements would not be possible without strong support from industry stakeholders. “This will... Read More.

Russian airstrike hits Ukrainian port infrastructure

Russia has carried out another attack on Ukraine’s port infrastructure. Matt Bennett with AgMarket.Net tells Brownfield the air strikes targeted some port and grain storage facilities along the Danube River. “It just seems to me that anytime you see some sort of a concerted... Read More.

Biden admin announces $4B investment in port infrastructure upgrades

The Biden administration is investing $4 billion in low-carbon infrastructure upgrades for the nation’s ports to help make the shipment of ag commodities more efficient. Michael Regan, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, says the new Clean Ports Program will help reduce pollution at... Read More.