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IL Congressional delegates request review of grain terminal sale

Two Illinois congressional representatives have requested the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to immediately review the acquisition of a Mississippi River grain terminal by COFCO International, a Chinese state-run company. Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski says she and Representative Mike Bost have sent... Read More.

NMPF says dairy export assistance program is under review

A farmer-funded dairy export assistance program might see some changes later this year.  Chris Galen with the National Milk Producers Federation tells Brownfield a task force was formed in January to examine the Cooperatives Working Together program.   Galen says the NMPF board wants to... Read More.

Five-month FMMO hearing testimony under review

The National Milk Producers Federation expects its proposals for Federal Milk Marketing Order reform to be the foundation of conversations moving forward. Alan Bjerga tells Brownfield their organization is currently reviewing the 12,000-page transcript over the next 60 days for USDA. “This hearing would not... Read More.

Shed hunting tips and a review of the 2023/24 deer season

On this week’s episode of the Outdoor Adventures hunting podcast from Brownfield Ag News, Iowa hunter Kent Boucher outlines some of his strategies to have a successful shed hunting season. Plus, he talks with Brent Barnett about the recently concluded deer hunting season.

KDWP to Conduct Five-Year Review of State Listed Species

PRATT, Kan. ( – The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is conducting a five-year review of the lists of Kansas species that are endangered, threatened or Species In Need of Conservation (SINC). Endangered is the most imperiled category of the three, and species... Read More.

K-State Ag Economist Urges Producers to Review Crop Insurance Options

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension News Service MANHATTAN, Kan. – A Kansas State University agricultural economist is encouraging farmers to know their options before considering a pair of crop insurance policies that would allow them to increase their coverage for row crops beyond... Read More.