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Fertilizer prices better heading into fall

The director of fertilizer with StoneX Group says supply issues have improved and fertilizer values aren’t bad heading into fall. “A lot of the motion and worry about getting product is no longer in place.” Josh Linville tells Brownfield prices are better than last year. “The... Read More.

Diesel prices surge amid oil production cuts

U.S. diesel prices have soared back above the $4 per gallon mark and an ag economist says farmers have some decisions to make. Greg McBride, Director of Brokerage with Allendale, tells Brownfield prices have risen more than 30-cents per gallon since the last week... Read More.

RFA: E15 demand consistent despite higher prices

The Renewable Fuels Association says summertime sales of E15 remains relatively strong despite an increase in prices. Troy Bredenkamp, senior vice president of government and public affairs, tells Brownfield, “We’re seeing the average increase just like we did but maybe not as much as... Read More.

CME milk, cash dairy prices higher Monday

Milk futures and most cash dairy prices were higher Monday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August Class III milk was up $0.43 at $17.69.  September was up $0.40 at $18.10. October was up $0.18 at $18.42.  November was up $0.05 at $18.69.  December through... Read More.

Cattle prices encouraging dairy culling

A dairy economist says higher cattle prices have helped motivate dairy farmers to reduce their cow herds. Vice President of Global Operations and Insights Alyssa Badger with Highground Dairy tells Brownfield U.S. milk production declines showed up earlier than expected in USDA’s latest report. “Farmers... Read More.