An economist says he expects the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates Wednesday, which could increase the demand for credit for producers. Creighton University’s Ernie Goss tells Brownfield short term rates will increase by three-quarters of a percent. “For farmers that are going to purchase... Read More.
The Environmental Protection Agency says it will decide by the end of September on its regulatory oversight of pesticide-treated seeds. Kyle Kunkler is the director of government affairs with the American Soybean Association. “It would be very unfortunate and a travesty both for agriculture... Read More.
The CEO of Growth Energy is optimistic about the sustainable aviation fuel market taking flight. Emily Skor tells Brownfield ethanol has an opportunity to play a role in decarbonizing emission-heavy industries like aviation. “Already a group of Growth Energy members including ADM pledged to produce by... Read More.
There’s some confidence the U.S. Senate will approve the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act. Minnesota Congresswoman Angie Craig introduced some of the legislation included in the House-passed package. “I learned a long time ago not to predict what’s going to happen in the Senate in... Read More.
A Western Cornbelt farmer says he has to see ag trade reopen from Ukraine before he believes it. Missouri farmer Cody Brock is taking his home state’s motto of ‘show me’ to heart. “I’d be shocked if Putin turns loose of that grain,” he said.... Read More.