A growing list of transportation challenges is threatening the ag industry. American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall tells Brownfield supply chain disruptions are mounting for farmers. “The water level in the Mississippi is low, we can’t find enough truck drivers, there’s not enough labor... Read More.
E15 sales are on pace to break another record this year. Geoff Cooper is the President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association. “Much of that was facilitated by the fact that the Biden administration issued a series of emergency waivers that allowed retailers... Read More.
U.S. ethanol production moved higher last week, the fourth week in a row with a gain. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 1.033 million barrels a day, up 17,000 on the week for the highest average since late July, supported by good... Read More.
Soybeans were sharply lower on commercial and technical selling, cementing week-to-week losses. Soybean stocks at the start of September were up 7% on the year and near the high end of pre-report estimates. The USDA also made an upward revision to the 2021... Read More.
U.S. ethanol production fell sharply again last week due to the lower trend in crude oil prices and uncertainties about demand. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 855,000 barrels a day, a drop of 46,000 on the week and 59,000 on the... Read More.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Rise Up Reno is celebrating Family Day- A Day to Eat Dinner with Your Children, September 26th, 2022. This is a day to promote the positive benefits of eating together as a family. Family Day-A Day to Eat Dinner with Your Children... Read More.
An ag real estate expert says now’s the time to purchase farmland with more family farms coming up for sale. Randy Dickhut with Farmers National Company tells Brownfield, “In a lot of cases, especially for farmers, they have to buy when that neighboring farm... Read More.
The head of the Kansas Wheat Commission expects the state to have a higher-than-average abandonment rate this year due to ongoing drought conditions. Justin Gilpin tells Brownfield, “The USDA projection is right around that 8-to-10 percent higher for the state,” he said. “There’s definitely... Read More.
An ag economist says Iowa farmers could pay more in cash rent as rates continue to rise. Iowa State University Extension economist Dr. Alejandro Plastina says stronger commodity prices and farmland values are causing rates to climb. “Tenants do have better access to a more... Read More.