By K-State Division of Communications and Marketing Kansas State University has expanded eligibility for its Land Grant Promise to students from all 105 Kansas counties after a successful pilot for 10 counties in fall 2022. K-State is committed to fulfilling its land-grant mission by offering essential financial... Read More.
Farmers can be rewarded for nutrient management changes as well as data tracking in cotton production as part of new programs from Truterra. Director of Field Services Mariah Murphy tells Brownfield the data helps companies in the supply chain meet science-based carbon reduction initiatives. “We... Read More.
Nebraska’s ag director says the state is expanding market access in Vietnam for soybeans and its byproducts. Sherry Vinton tells Brownfield soybean meal and soybean oil exports are increasing. “They don’t have the landmass to grow the feed they need for their industry.... Read More.
The USDA is expanding its insurance coverage options for specialty crops. Risk Management Agency administrator Marcia Bunger says enterprise units, which allow a producer to insure all acres of an insured crop in the county together, will be available to more crops, including alfalfa... Read More.
An ag economist says there’s some optimism in the rural economy despite high interest rates. Ernie Goss with Creighton University says the latest Rural Mainstreet Index rose to its highest level since May 2022. “Things are growing in the rural Mainstreet economy based upon agriculture,... Read More.
Mid-Missouri farmers say crops are variable as the drought continues. In Audrain County, Jay Schutte tells Brownfield he thinks the 1 inch of rain from the weekend will be helpful to the corn and soybeans on his farm. “I’ve been kind of lucky and so... Read More.
Tennessee has been without measurable rainfall for several weeks resulting in declining crop conditions. Some parts of the state have entered into D1 or moderate drought conditions. Corn is rated 68% good to excellent with 2% silking. Soybeans are rated 68%... Read More.
High oleic soybeans have created a new market for U.S. soy farmers because it offers end users a more functional U.S. grown product without sacrificing yield. In this episode, learn how checkoff dollars are helping increase demand from restaurants and food manufacturers and helping farmers.
Ethanol production and stocks both moved higher last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production was a six-week high at 1.004 million barrels, an increase of 21,000 from the previous week, but a decrease of 67,000 from a year ago. Some plants are coming... Read More.