Aug 10, 2022

Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act Advances

Act would see OSHA establish an enforceable federal standard to protect employees from heat illness and injuries

Aug 3, 2022

Freight Shipping Act Aims to Improve Grain Rail Service

Supported by NGFA, the transportation bill was introduced in the House on Tuesday

Jul 28, 2022

Biden Administration Announces $401M for Rural Internet Access

Money will help 31,000 rural residents and businesses in 11 states

Brett Sayles | PEXELS

Jul 19, 2022

POET Biorefining Fined by Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Ethanol facility in Glenville, Minnesota, exceeds stormwater discharge limits, fails sampling requirements over three-year period


Jul 19, 2022

Increased Tariffs on Key Fertilizer Products Rejected by Trade Commission

Ruling is a big surprise to the fertilizer industry


Jul 18, 2022

Legislation Introduced for Single Food Safety Agency

Legislation would establish a single food safety agency, transferring authority out of FDA


Jun 27, 2022

Report: July 4th Cookout Costs 17% More This Year

Ground beef has the largest year-to-year price increase


Jun 20, 2022

Biden Signs Shipping Reform Act to Ease Export Backlogs

Bipartisan legislation designed to improve ocean shipping oversight to curb inflation


Jun 17, 2022

South Dakota Grain Elevator May Get License Back

Roslyn Elevator's lender is working on a forbearance agreement to avoid foreclosure


Jun 13, 2022

AFBF, NPPC Tell Supreme Court Proposition 12 is Unconstitutional

Ag industry associations say state law unconstitutionally regulates commerce outside of California

Barbara Barbosa | PEXELS

Jun 10, 2022

Grain, Feed Industries Applaud USTR Nomination

President Biden nominates Doug McKalip to serve as chief agricultural negotiator

Tom Fisk | PEXELS

Jun 8, 2022

POET Signs 5 Million-Ton Carbon Capture Deal

Navigator CO2 Ventures will provide carbon capture, utilization, and storage services

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Jun 6, 2022

EPA Resets Biofuel Blending Requirements, Denies Refiners Waivers

USDA also provides $700M to restore sustainable fuel markets hit by pandemic


Jun 2, 2022

EPA Considers Raising Ethanol Blending Mandates

Biden administration may raise ethanol blending mandates above the figure it proposed in December


May 23, 2022

Biden Launches Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Trade Deal

U.S. Grains Council: New opportunity for the U.S. to strengthen economic ties in the region

AlphaBaby | BIGSTOCK

May 16, 2022

Two Plead Guilty to Gavilon Grain Elevator Fraud

Men pleaded guilty to stealing more than $350,000 from Kentucky grain elevator


Apr 29, 2022

Wheat, Soy Groups Support Additional Ukraine Aid

President Biden's request includes $500M to produce more soybeans and wheat within the U.S.


Apr 12, 2022

EPA to Ease Restrictions on Summer Ethanol Sales

With high gas prices, E15 can save consumers as much as 50 to 70 cents per gallon


Mar 25, 2022

Corn Tariff Zeroed Out in U.S.-UK Trade Deal

UK produces less than 60% of its food needs, presenting a lucrative market for U.S. ag

Mar 14, 2022

Fertilizer Market in Turmoil with Russian Ban, U.S. Sanctions

Global food crisis looms as Russia suspends fertilizer exports; Congressional bill hopes to provide relief

Mar 4, 2022

DOT Cites Actions to Strengthen Supply Chains

Report lays out concrete steps to take to improve supply chains, create jobs, and lower costs

Mar 3, 2022

Report: U.S. Realigns China Trade Policy

Biden Administration is clear-eyed about China’s doubling down on harmful trade and economic abuses

Mar 2, 2022

Agricultural Industry Gears Up for Next Farm Bill

Industry leaders lined up to testify during House of Representatives Agriculture Committee’s hearing on Tuesday

Feb 24, 2022

Low Carbon Biofuels Important Says Ag Secretary

On Wednesday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke of the administration's support for biofuels

Feb 18, 2022

Lawmakers Urge U.S. Justice Department to Oppose Sanderson Deal

Cargill and Continental Grain Co. announced in August they would buy Sanderson Farms and combine it with Continental's Wayne in a deal worth $4.53 billion

Feb 16, 2022

Indo-Pacific Strategy to Counter China's Influence

Biden's Indo-Pacific Strategy vows to modernize alliances, strengthen emerging partnerships and invest in regional organizations

Feb 8, 2022

USDA Invests $1 Billion in Climate-Smart Commodities

Funding opportunity opens new revenue streams for climate-smart producers, ranchers and forest landowners

Feb 1, 2022

EPA Pushes RFS Compliance Deadline — Again

ASA President: 'Delaying these compliance deadlines facilitates a cycle of uncertainty'

Jan 31, 2022

USDA Helps Fund California Port Project to Ease Export Woes

Port 'pop-up' may help improve the flow of goods at the Port of Oakland


Jan 27, 2022

USDA Invests $1 Billion to Improve Rural Infrastructure

Money will be used to improve health care, education and public safety

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

Q-Sage Air Screen Cleaners

  • Separates grain by length and size to specifications
  • Numerous flow patterns available to accommodate each unique product and processing need

Vertical Blender

  • For reliable, gentle mixing of friable solids, abrasive materials and shear-sensitive products
  • For processing large volumes where floor space is limited


  • Industrial Ethernet Node offers remote monitoring interface
  • Provides sensor data to PLCs or other automation and control systems

GAC® 2700-UGMA

  • GIPSA-Certified as UGMA-Compatible
  • Field proven to work with all leading scale systems

PDDM Planetary Dual Disperser

  • Robust mixer offers unmatched shear intensity, rapid dispersion of dry powders into viscous batches
  • Two stainless-steel high-viscosity “HV” stirrer blades


  • Designed to sort grain lots, kernel by kernel, at industrial speed
  • Sorts up to 15 metric tons/hour, which is equivalent to about 125,000 kernels analyzed per second


Marketwatch: Aug, 11

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 6.8847
high: 6.9913
low: 6.8549
close: 6.8638

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 14.8909
high: 15.0639
low: 14.5771
close: 14.7602

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 8.1187
high: 8.318
low: 8.1187
close: 8.2669

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 7.3976
high: 7.5571
low: 7.3901
close: 7.4745