The total amount of dairy products produced fell from May to June, but the June output was still higher than a year ago. USDA says the total cheese production was 1.16 billion pounds. That’s 2.7% above June 2021 but 2.3 percent below May 2022. ... Read More.
U.S. ethanol exports pulled back in June. The Renewable Fuels Association says June ethanol exports were 101.5 million gallons, a drop of 31% from May, but still the largest for the month in three years. Canada was the top destination, followed by South Korea,... Read More.
U.S. farmers paid and made fractionally more in June than in May. The USDA says the index of prices received by farmers was up 0.2% on the month, with gains in corn, soybeans, hogs, and oranges mostly canceling out losses in wheat, milk, broilers... Read More.
By David Condos HAYS, Kan. — Many of the cattle killed by heat stress last month in southwest Kansas went into a landfill. But that sudden extreme weather event, coupled with limited disposal options, meant that livestock owners might not have had much of a choice. The... Read More.
Sep. corn closed at $5.80, up 15 and 3/4 centsAug. soybeans closed at $14.73, up 38 and 1/2 centsAug. soybean meal closed at $447.50, up $16.00Aug. soybean oil closed at 60.01, down 31 pointsSep. wheat closed at $7.70, up... Read More.
U.S. poultry production declined slightly in June. The USDA says there were 4.429 billion pounds of poultry certified as wholesome last month, down 1% on the year, with a fractional increase for chicken to 3.976 billion pounds canceled out by a 9% drop in... Read More.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers says their recent report suggests some optimism in the farm economy. Senior Vice President of Agriculture Curt Blades tells Brownfield combine sales increased 25 percent in June compared to May. “They have to feel pretty good about long term... Read More.
The head of Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture says farmer sentiment remains weak. Ag economist Jim Mintert says the Purdue University/CME Ag Economy Barometer dropped another two points in June. “Producers are much more negative about what is taking place in terms of sentiment... Read More.
SOUTH HUTCHINSON - Gambino’s Pizza in South Hutchinson has been around since 2004 and in 2014 Hank Yoder purchased the franchise with his wife Joan. Their son left his full-time job to be a manager of the restaurant. In 2018, the Yoder’s purchased the... Read More.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The Kansas City Royals announced this morning that infielder Bobby Witt Jr. and right-handed pitcher Scott Barlow have been named Royals Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for June. The awards are determined by a local media vote. Witt Jr. tied for... Read More.