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Study says a reduction in carbon footprint for U.S. soybeans

A new study from the National Oilseed Processors Association and the United Soybean Board says there’s been a decline in the carbon footprint of U.S. soybeans. NOPA’s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Katie Vassalli tells Brownfield… “The study found U.S. soybean farmers, the processing plants... Read More.

Analyst expects acre reduction in 2024

While grain traders guess at the split between 2024 corn and soybean acres, one analyst says he thinks overall acreage will be lower.  Jeff Peterson with Heartland Farm Partners says there are indications farmers will plant fewer corn, soybean, and wheat acres this... Read More.

Where to Start in Emission Reduction

Transportation emissions reduction starts with original equipment manufacturers and fleets. Jennifer Weaver with Clean Fuels Alliance America says biodiesel is a great option for these manufacturers, and that any emissions reduction done now will have more value than if it happens later. ...

Herd reduction top of mind for cattle producers

An historically small cattle herd is on the minds of producers attending the Minnesota Cattle Industry Convention in northern Minnesota. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president Todd Wilkinson says the U.S. herd is the smallest it’s been in more than 60 years. “I think we’re at... Read More.

KDHE Awards 17 Chronic Disease Risk Reduction Community Grantees

TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s (KDHE) Community Health Promotion program is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Chronic Disease Risk Reduction (CDRR) Community Grant. In total, the SFY 2024 CDRR program covers: 17 grantees, 29 counties and... Read More.