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.
Soybean growers in the Upper Midwest have an opportunity to capitalize on a new carbon market. Jake Olson with Australian biologicals company LoamBio says they are launching a microbial technology called CarbonBuilder that increases stable carbon in the soil. “That really harnesses the technology that... Read More.
The USDA’s reporting widely mixed month for dairy product production in September. The cheese total of 1.15 billion pounds was up 0.1% on the month, but down 0.3% on the year, with gains in American and Hispanic type cheeses canceling out losses for Italian... Read More.
The USDA says August dairy product production is continuing to decline alongside milk supplies. Total cheese production was down nearly 1.2 billion pounds, fractionally from last year and the prior month. Italian cheese production was down 0.6 percent on the year and slightly above... Read More.
The USDA says July dairy product production is waning alongside reduced milk supplies. Total cheese production was nearly 1.2 billion pounds, down less than one percent from last year and the prior month. Italian cheese production was down 1.5 percent on the year and... Read More.
USDA says cheese production is down from earlier this year, but the output is still higher than 2022 except for Italian-type cheeses. The total cheese output for June was 1.17 billion pounds, four-tenths of a percent higher than a year ago, but down 2.8%... Read More.
Photo provided by U.S. Meat Export Federation Exporters of U.S. beef, pork, and lamb are meeting with buyers from Central America, South America, and the Caribbean this week. John Hinners, senior vice president of industry relations with the U.S. Meat Export Federation, says the... Read More.
Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Amie Simpson will be on the ground in Cartagena, Colombia July 11-14, 2023, covering the US Meat Export Federation Latin American Product Showcase. Amie Simpson ... US Meat Export Federation Latin American Product Showcase
Beef and soybean products export sales for the week ending May 18th were the highlights of the USDA’s weekly numbers. Beef sales were up on the week and above average, with Japan, South Korea, and China topping the list. Soybean meal and oil... Read More.
The USDA says February dairy product production was mostly up on the year keeping pace with milk supply growth. Matt Herrick with the International Dairy Foods Association tells Brownfield butter demand has remained strong, especially for exports. “Our export market for butter was... Read More.
The USDA is proposing a new rule to change the current requirements for the voluntary Product of the USA labels consumers see on beef, pork, poultry, and egg products in the grocery store. Justin Tupper is a South Dakota rancher and president of the... Read More.