Syngenta is pushing back against a recently filed complaint by the Federal Trade Commission alleging one of its incentive programs inflates prices for farmers. Syngenta president of Crop Protection Vern Hawkins says the FTC’s complaint isn’t based on facts. He tells Brownfield, “It doesn’t... Read More.
The National Corn Growers Association is asking the U.S. Trade Representative to intervene in a trade dispute with Mexico over its imports of corn. Angus Kelly, Director of Trade and Biotechnology with NCGA, says the USTR needs to file a settlement dispute over Mexico’s... Read More.
Several areas of Michigan received their first frost last week as farmers pushed through harvesting. The USDA says corn condition fell three percent to 63 percent good to excellent with 75 percent mature. Corn silage harvest reached 86 percent and grain is now 16... Read More.
Soybeans were higher on short covering and technical buying. China bought 136,000 tons of 2022/23 U.S. beans, continuing to show solid demand despite economic concerns and political tensions with the U.S. Soybean export inspections were up on the week and the year, primarily... Read More.
Nebraska Congressman Mike Flood says the Environmental Protection Agency did not follow science-based evidence when proposing restrictions to atrazine. Flood tells Brownfield any restriction would negatively impact farmers and ranchers. “The new regulations would remove farmers’ ability to use atrazine products in no-till... Read More.
Soybeans were sharply lower on fund and technical selling. There was another round of pressure from the broader market and concerns about inflation. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down for much of the session but did close in positive territory. Unknown destinations... Read More.
Soybeans were sharply lower on speculative and technical selling but closed towards the middle of the day’s range after the initial drop. Most near-term forecasts have a cooler, wetter weather pattern in much of the region, potentially boosting yield prospects. The USDA says... Read More.
Missouri’s governor is calling for tax cuts and ag tax credits to be approved during an expected upcoming special legislative session in the state. Governor Mike Parson said agriculture got the short end of the stick when biofuel, small meat processor, and beginning farmer... Read More.
HUTCHINSON – Overnights rains forced the postponement of the Hutchinson Monarch’s home opener against the Wichita Lobos at Hobart-Detter Field in Hutchinson. The same two teams are scheduled to play on Wednesday. That will now become a double-header with the first pitch at 6 p.m. Hutchinson... Read More.