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Lactose Free, A Growing Market

Consumers are starting to see more lactose free products available in the dairy aisle. According to the National Library of Medicine, 68 percent of the world’s population has lactose malabsorption – a reduced ability to digest lactose. Chris Hackman, COO of Prairie Farms tells... Read More.

A big year for pork on the global market

2023 was a stellar year for pork exports.  The head of the US Meat Export Federation says that strong global demand continues to be the top story for the U.S. pork industry.  Dan Halstrom says there was broad-based... Read More.

NK Seeds brings more corn hybrids to market in 2024

NK Seeds corn product manager Matt Dolch says the company is bringing more great hybrids to the market. “It just speaks to the horsepower, speed, precision, and power coming out of the Syngenta R&D engine.” Speaking to Brownfield at the 2024 Commodity Classic in Houston,... 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.

Market Outlook

University of Missouri Extension Agricultural Economist, Ben Brown says droughts stunted 2023 soybean yields means producers should keep an eye on supply side market signals. ... Market Outlook