The U.S. will move toward a formal dispute settlement case with Mexico over biotech corn. The has been a key focus for corn producers ever since Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador began pushing decrees in his government to ban imports of biotech corn.
A new bill signed into law by Iowa's governor moves the effective date of reinstating grain indemnity fees from July 1 to Sept. 1.
What makes autonomy appealing is that it isn't just about being able to move a machine safely in varying environments, but also the potential to fully automate the decisions a farmer is making, when they are making them, and when they are doing work.
Drought impact could mean almost one-third of U.S. winter wheat acreage gets abandoned in 2023.
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on Wednesday began a two-day hearing in downtown Des Moines focusing on potential new rules for carbon pipelines that the agency could begin drafting later this year. The meeting drew a large contingency of rural landowners trying to block carbon pipelines from crossing their property or communities.
For the first time in roughly six months, most retail fertilizer prices are higher compared to last month. Five of the eight major fertilizers are now more expensive compared to last month. One fertilizer, urea, showed a significant increase. The nitrogen fertilizer is 5% higher compared to last month with an average price of $623/ton.
Massive amounts of rainfall in the Texas Panhandle during the weekend caused cattle deaths in the region's feedyards, but analysts believe the effect on the cattle market will be minimal.
Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc. and the United States Department of Agriculture have signed a contract for the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities grant for their Climate-Smart Camelina Project.
Former eastern Washington rancher Cody Allen Easterday agrees to permanent trading ban and will pay a $1 million fine to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as part of a consent decree signed last week.
Adam Clifford Olson, owner and operator of Olson Seed LLC in Windom, Minnesota, changed his plea to guilty on one count of providing false information to the Federal Crop Insurance Corp. as part of a $46 million organic-crops scheme.
The largest farms are rapidly adopting new technologies; smaller operations, not so much. But purchase costs are coming down and small farms do benefit from the array of technologies used by the custom operators and retail applicators they hire.