May 23, 2022

Biden Launches Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Trade Deal

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

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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

Jan 17, 2022

South Dakota Passes Fine Increases for Unlicensed, Insolvent Grain Buyers

Supporters say current fines don’t deter illegal activity

Nov 19, 2021

New Infrastructure Bill Provides $2.5B for Inland Waterways Projects

Bill also funds safety and research and enables younger truck drivers

Nov 17, 2021

Robert Bonnie Confirmed as Under Secretary of Agriculture

Bonnie will oversee the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Risk Management Agency and FPAC Business Center

Nov 8, 2021

House Passes $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

Package increases much-needed funding for roads and bridges, including targeted funding for rural areas

Nov 8, 2021

NGFA Supports Behnam's Nomination to CFTC

Rostin Behnam has served as acting chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission since January

Nov 3, 2021

U.S.-EU Trade Deal Will Lift Retaliatory Tariffs on Ag Products

Agreement will lift 25% tariffs on American ag exports

Oct 29, 2021

Former Elevator Manager Accused of Embezzling $50,000

DeAnn Marie Holzwarth, 44, of McIntosh-Watauga Equity Exchange in South Dakota, faces three charges

Oct 28, 2021

Washington AG Sues Top Poultry Companies

State of Washington is the latest to file lawsuit alleging collusion

Oct 28, 2021

Future of Agriculture Depends on High-Speed Internet Solutions

New report from Benton Institute for Broadband & Society recommends steps for connecting the farm office, field and community

Oct 21, 2021

Senators Call on DHS to Address Ransomware Attacks

Iowa Senators Grassley and Ernst note continued attacks will affect food supply chain

Oct 7, 2021

USTR Outlines 'New Approach’ to China Trade Relationship

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai says U.S. ag trade with China is ‘unpredictable’

Oct 6, 2021

Former Biofuel Director Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Dumping Wastewater

Christopher Young, who was with Community Fuels, Stockton, CA, was sentenced to 18 months

Sep 15, 2021

Trevino Nominated as Chief Ag Negotiator

AFIA welcomes the nomination, stating it provides much-needed voice for ag trade concerns within USTR and White House

Sep 13, 2021

Ag Secretary Highlights ASF Risks

African swine fever has not been detected in the U.S., and USDA wants to keep it that way

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Marketwatch: May, 23

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 7.6763
high: 7.7267
low: 7.6613
close: 7.6955

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 16.601
high: 16.7876
low: 16.596
close: 16.7347

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 12.213
high: 12.3255
low: 11.9455
close: 11.9611

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 11.2661
high: 11.3836
low: 11.0864
close: 11.0916