Jan 7, 2022

FDA Pauses Facility Inspections Citing Omicron Variant

FDA will continue conducting mission-critical foreign inspections

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Dec 2, 2021

Grain Futures Regain Ground as Coronavirus Worries Ease

Futures paired gains late in session on report of first U.S. Omicron case

Nov 24, 2021

USDA Invests $32M to Help Meat, Poultry Sector Recover from Pandemic

Grants awarded to 167 meat and poultry slaughter and processing facilities

Aug 27, 2021

USGC Continues Virtual Work to Inform, Educate

Council continues its mission to keep markets open and ensure grain is moving around the world

Photo: USGC

Aug 26, 2021

Tyson Offers Employees $10K to Get Vaccinated

Company announced earlier this month is would require all employees to be vaccinated

Jul 8, 2021

COVID-19 Hastened Changes for Ag Businesses

CoBank reports ripple effect of pandemic will incentivize businesses to automate

Jul 7, 2021

Impact of COVID-19 ETS on the Poultry Industry

USPOULTRY hosted webinar on recent guidance for COVID-19

Photo: Kate McMahon with Conn Maciel Carey, LLP

May 21, 2021

EPA to Keep Biofuel Mandates Steady Due to Pandemic

Would spare U.S. refining industry added costs associated with usual annual expansion

May 20, 2021

Grain Trucking Availability, Demand & Rates

U.S. grain trucking sector did not experience major pandemic-driven impacts

Apr 20, 2021

Survey Reveals Nutrition Challenges of 'Pandemic Puppy' Boom

ADM research finds two in five dog owners have struggled with their pup’s nutrition over past year

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Apr 19, 2021

AltEn Plant Received COVID Relief Money

Plant received money even as state regulators cited it for ongoing environmental violations

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Apr 12, 2021

Report: Economy Not Going Back to Pre-COVID Conditions

Transformed policy environment and awakened commodity markets are making way for a whole new operating environment

Mar 30, 2021

Soybean Prices at Highest Mark Since 2014

Crop yields, coronavirus lead to more than $14/bushel since February

Mar 26, 2021

LDC Profits Rebound During Pandemic

Company is bringing in investor with 45% stake sold to ADQ

Mar 24, 2021

Agriculture Must Be Prioritized for COVID-19 Vaccine

AFBF President calls for elimination of barriers to vaccine access for America’s food and agriculture supply chain

Mar 24, 2021

COVID-19 Aid Released and Expanded

Pandemic Assistance for Producers distributes more than $12 billion

Mar 19, 2021

USGC Ensures Ethanol Has Role As Recovery Begins

USGC’s ethanol team and consultants offered update this week to USGC’s Ethanol Advisory Team

Mar 3, 2021

Pandemic Challenged BNSF in 2020

Despite 7% decline in volume, BNSF’s profit margin increased by 2.9 percentage points in 2020

Mar 1, 2021

Cargill Employees Receive Vaccines at Protein Facilities

Essential protein workers in Kansas, Michigan and Nebraska among first to receive vaccine

Feb 18, 2021

Ag Industry Loses Another to COVID-19

Steve Smith was senior director agriculture at Red Gold Foods

Steve Smith, via LinkedIn

Feb 18, 2021

Ethanol Continues to Contribute to Economy

RFA report notes COVID-19 was a major disruptor for industry in 2020

Feb 2, 2021

OSHA Issues New COVID-19 Worker Safety Guidance

Stronger guidelines should help protect employees from exposure to the coronavirus

Feb 2, 2021

USGC International Focuses on Post-Pandemic Strategy

Monday's speakers focused on trade landscape and future of global grain markets

Jan 29, 2021

COVID-19 to Dominate Early Biden Priorities

Gary Huddleston, AFIA, outlines what's coming from OSHA, Department of Labor this year

Jan 28, 2021

Farm Loans, Debt Collection Suspended

Temporary suspension expected to continue while national COVID-19 disaster declaration is in place

Jan 18, 2021

Dozens of Ethanol Plants Remain Idle

RFA estimates two dozen of 200 ethanol facilities are idled, two dozen more reduced production rates

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Jan 15, 2021

Criminal Investigation into COVID-19 Death at Cargill

Union says "situation was as predictable as a mine explosion"

Jan 12, 2021

Grain Industry Leader Passes from COVID-19

Bruce Benschoter held a number of senior positions in the grain industry

Jan 11, 2021

Farm Bureau Gives $5M to Support Local Communities

AFBF gave 1.4 million pounds of food to local food banks, food pantries and pandemic relief programs

Jan 8, 2021

COVID-19 Impacts CHS Q1 Earnings

First quarter 2021 net income was $69.7M down from $177.9M a year ago

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Marketwatch: Jan, 21

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open: 5.9607
high: 6.0092
low: 5.9282
close: 5.9756

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open: 13.5213
high: 13.861
low: 13.4988
close: 13.8203

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low: 7.6744
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open: 7.5197
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low: 7.4322
close: 7.4955