Dec 22, 2021

Top 10 Headlines of 2021

A look at the headlines this past year that got the most attention on

In a year where supply chain issues wreaked havoc as the COVID-19 pandemic lingered, Feed & Grain presents the top clicked-on headlines from in 2021. Take a look back at what piqued your interest this year.

1. Greenfield Louisiana Plans New Grain Terminal (May 2021) ... Company says 248-acre export terminal in St. John the Baptist Parish will employ 60 people

2. CoBank Offers Spring Agronomy Outlook (March 2021) ... Higher grain prices, more planted acres, strong demand for inputs make fertile ground for ag retailers

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Umbarger Show Feeds opened its new facility in September. Photo source: Umbarger Show Feeds

3. Umbarger Show Feeds Opens Facility (September 2021) ... New $14M facility in Franklin, IN, features automated feed milling machinery, logistics division and more

4. Viedo: The ABCs of the Hemp Industry (April 2021) ... A panel discussion focused the experiences and challenges within the hemp industry

5. Zen-Noh Sells 11 Grain Elevators to Viserion (April 2021) ... Eight Bunge, three CGB grain facilities selected for sale along Mississippi, Ohio Rivers

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Steve Records talks about the pandemic's impact on our industry at GEAPS Exchange 2021 in August

6. Video: ‘The Pandemic Has Changed Our Industry’ (August 2021) ... Feed & Grain talks with Steve Records, GEAPS executive director, during Exchange 2021 about the industry and its future

7. Video: Impact of COVID-19 ETS on the Poultry Industry (July 2021) ... USPOULTRY hosts webinar on recent guidance for COVID-19

8. Webinar: How to Reduce Your Risk of Explosions (January 2021) ... LIVE Webinar On-Demand covers NEC hazardous location classifications, types of ignition sources, NEMA enclosure types and more

9. Man Dies in Illinois Grain Bin Accident (August 2021) ... Brian Satorius, 47, was president of Menard County Farm Bureau

10. Farmers Elevator, Honeyford, N.D., Loads Longest Grain Train in U.S. (November 2021) ... Oldest cooperative elevator in North Dakota is the first south of the U.S.-Canadian border to load an 8,500-foot - 1.6 miles-long - unit train

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Farmers Elevator loads the longest grain train in November. Photo: Farmers Elevator

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Marketwatch: Jan, 27

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 6.0509
high: 6.1392
low: 6.0271
close: 6.1307

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 13.6827
high: 13.9874
low: 13.6618
close: 13.954

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 8.0183
high: 8.0333
low: 7.8538
close: 7.9653

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 7.6378
high: 7.6553
low: 7.4777
close: 7.5549