Mar 27, 2023

Next Generation Fuels Act reintroduced in U.S. Senate

Bipartisan bill aims to create high-octane, low-carbon fuel standard.

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Mar 23, 2023

Panelists connect sustainability, diversity to the bottom line

NGFA Convention kicks off with a panel on ESG ratings, why banks and consumers care, and examples of successful ESG programs in agribusiness.

The 127th Annual Convention, held March 21-23, 2023, at La Quinta Resort and Club, reached the highest attendance since NGFA’s 2010 convention. Photo: Elise Schafer

Mar 17, 2023

Ag groups want trade promotion legislation passed

Letter to Congress says without TPA reauthorization, American agriculture will fall behind.


Mar 17, 2023

400 ag groups send Farm Bill requests to Congress

Groups want budgetary resources directed to committees writing the 2024 Farm Bill.


Mar 16, 2023

CP-KCS merger disappoints U.S. wheat groups

Decision takes the U.S. rail system from seven to six Class I railroads, further limiting commodities shippers' options.

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Mar 6, 2023

U.S. challenges biotech corn ban with Mexico

USTR requests biotech corn technical consultations with Mexico


Feb 10, 2023

Grain transportation enhanced with FHWA bridge projects

Two bridge projects funded by FHWA will facilitate the fluid transport of grain.

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Feb 7, 2023

DOE awards $118M to accelerate biofuel production

17 projects will drive the domestic production of biofuels and bioproducts by advancing biorefinery development.

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Feb 2, 2023

South Dakota grain marketing firm issued cease-and-desist

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission issues citation against Banghart Properties.


Jan 20, 2023

USDA strengthens organic rules

Update shores up oversight and enforcement of the production, handling and sale of organic products.


Jan 18, 2023

Second man charged in Minnesota organic grain fraud scheme

James Clayton Wolf and Adam Clifford Olson are accused of wire fraud and conspiracy.


Jan 12, 2023

USDA: Lower corn export demand in January WASDE

Report reduces corn exports 150 million bushels on slow pace of shipments.


Jan 5, 2023

Green Plains ethanol lawsuit against ADM dismissed

Federal court says Green Plains cannot re-file ethanol market claims


Dec 22, 2022

Senate confirms USDA trade undersecretary

Alexis Taylor will be the new top agricultural trade official.


Dec 19, 2022

Ag exports expand with USDA $200M investment

Funding is awarded to more than 60 U.S. agricultural organizations


Dec 19, 2022

Ethanol demand could rise due to proposals in Washington, D.C.

The Renewable Fuel Standard and new legislation are good signs for ethanol production.

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Dec 12, 2022

U.S. corn stocks rise in December WASDE

USDA notes rising competition on the export market, high prices cuts into demand for U.S. corn.


Dec 2, 2022

EPA proposal revamps biofuel strategy

Agency outlines Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for 2023-25.

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Nov 30, 2022

'No contingency plans' for feed and grain if rail shuts down

Update: House votes to block rail strike, mandate paid sick leave.

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Nov 29, 2022

U.S. threatens legal action if Mexico bans GMO corn

Vilsack: Decree would cause huge economic losses and significantly impact bilateral trade.


Nov 21, 2022

Ag groups urge FDA to modernize feed ingredient claims policy

Currently inhibits timely market access to ingredients with environmental or production claims.

Nov 15, 2022

Midterm election’s impact on agriculture and feed industry

AFIA CEO Constance Cullman shares insights on Farm Bill, House Ag Committee changes and Inflation Reduction Act opportunities.


Nov 7, 2022

Minnesota fiber internet provider promises flat rate for life

Program is being offered in rural areas to connect farms, agribusinesses and people.


Nov 2, 2022

Doug's Feed Store loses grain warehouse license

Facility in Baxter, Iowa, is prohibited from storing grain after November 30, 2022.

Photo: Feed & Grain

Oct 7, 2022

Two Companies Sentenced in Ethanol Plant Fraud Scheme

Stolen funds used to pay expenses related to the operation a now-defunct ethanol facility


Oct 6, 2022

USDA to Provide $20M to Rebuild Grain Storage

Funds will aid producers who were impacted by tornadoes, derechos in last two years


Sep 30, 2022

Smithfield Foods to Pay $75M in Pork Price-Fixing Settlement

Several companies have faced lawsuits in Minneapolis and Chicago accusing them of inflating beef and chicken prices


Sep 28, 2022

Bill Proposed to Improve Rail Service for Grain Industry

Clarifies definition for judging whether a railroad is meeting its service obligation


Sep 27, 2022

Increased Fertilizer Production Targeted by USDA Grants

Grants will be used to support innovative and sustainable American fertilizer production to supply American producers


Sep 23, 2022

Rural High-Speed Internet Access Receives $502M from USDA

Funding will provide high-speed internet access to people, businesses in 20 states

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