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Biomass-based diesel shifting from a commodity to premium product

A governing board member for Clean Fuels Alliance America says the growing biodiesel and renewable diesel industry has been bringing added value to farming operations. Dave Walton, who also raises soybeans, corn, alfalfa, and mixed hay and pastures in eastern Iowa, says the value... Read More.

Cover Crop Premium Discount Program open for enrollment in Indiana

Southern Indiana farmers can receive a discount on their crop insurance premiums for planting cover crops and protecting water quality. Trevor Laureys with the Indiana State Department of Agriculture tells Brownfield the Cover Crop Premium Discount Program provides a $5 per acre crop insurance... Read More.

Hog futures pressured by premium to cash

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures were lower, with boxed beef down at midday, getting ready for the week’s widespread direct business. Feeders also saw profit taking after Wednesday’s gains, despite another round of losses in corn. February live was down... Read More.