Lower yielding, good quality wheat has been harvested so far in central South Dakota. Custom harvester Denny Sykora is combining wheat for an Onida farmer and says the winter wheat had a decent test weight. “Most of it was 59 to 60 pounds and for... Read More.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures were higher, with feeders in the lead on the lower corn, waiting for the week’s direct business. August live was up $.10 at $178.15 and October was $.10 higher at $179.60 August feeders were $.95... Read More.
Dairy groups are encouraging farmers and consumers to comment on the Food and Drug Administration’s draft guidance for dairy labeling before it’s too late. Brody Stapel Brody Stapel with Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative tells Brownfield it’s important for consumers to know what’s in their food.... Read More.
Russia says it’s pulling out of the Black Sea Grain Initiative. Greg McBride, director of brokerage with Allendale, says the deal that had allowed Ukraine to export ag products through the Black Sea is over for now. “They do not feel like their grain export... Read More.
A mostly dry week ended with much needed precipitation across north-central and northeast Iowa. USDA’s latest crop update says there are widespread reports of crop stress because of dry conditions, but farmers were able to cut hay and spray corn and soybeans. Corn condition ratings... Read More.