By Brenna Eller HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Those who attended the Frank Ray and Cooper Alan concert on Sept. 12 had quite the party with the two country musicians. Frank Ray, bilingual Texas chart-topping country artist from New Mexico,... Read More.
K-State’s Carter says no-cost help available to farmers, small businesses By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service MANHATTAN, Kan. – The director of the Kansas Energy Program says a federal grant program that has pumped more than $1.2 million into the state since 2016... Read More.
The executive director of the South Dakota Pork Producers Council says the state’s pork producers are preparing for Proposition 12 to go into effect at the end of the year. Glenn Muller tells Brownfield producers are trying to decide if it’s worth it... Read More.
Some pork producers say there are still too many unanswered questions about the impact of California’s Proposition 12 law. Nebraska Pork Producers Association President Mark Wright says consumer demand is a major unknown. “Will that demand in California be reduced and will we have... Read More.
Sep. corn closed at $4.76 and 1/4, down 18 and 1/4 centsAug. soybeans closed at $14.44 and 1/4, down 27 and 1/4 centsAug. soybean meal closed at $410.90, down $5.30Aug. soybean oil closed at 64.34, down 29 pointsSep. wheat closed... Read More.
Amid ongoing concerns about California’s Proposition 12, farmers were surveyed about the likelihood of the recent Supreme Court ruling being overturned by Congress as part of a new farm bill. Jim Mintert, the principal investigator of the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, says... Read More.
The U.S. Meat Export Federation says the recently announced grace period to fully implement Proposition 12 in California provides certainty for producers. The California Department of Food and Agriculture announced last week that pork produced before July 1 could be sold until December 31. Erin... Read More.
California’s Department of Food and Ag has announced modifications to the implementation of Proposition 12, providing some relief to the pork industry. Iowa State University ag economist Lee Schulz says the six-month grace period was welcome news. “We know now that the CDFA will... Read More.
The CEO of Minnesota Pork suggests the impact of California’s Proposition 12 could be felt beyond agriculture. Jill Resler tells Brownfield while the rule has to do with housing requirements for pigs, it could set a dangerous and far-reaching precedent. “States are making decisions based... Read More.