Aug 22, 2017

North Dakota Ag Groups Create Drought Aid Program

Corn and cattle producers combine efforts for good cause

The state's largest livestock group, North Dakota Stockmen's Association, and its largest corn organizations have launched Hope for the Heartland Drought Relief Fund. It will help cattle ranchers devastated by a summer of drought by providing them with free or low-cost grazing or corn stalk bales.

The North Dakota Corn Growers Association and Corn Utilization Council are urging farmers and thier members to donate to the cause. Donations will be distributed in early 2018 and applications are being accepted until the end of this year.

Sponsored Items

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

Granulex 5

  • Up to 30% reduction in energy consumption per ton
  • Connects to Bühler Insights to enable 24/7/365 data-based decision making

Automated Extrusion Control Systems

  • Designed for increased efficiency, higher production rates, reduced waste
  • Consistent results and quality across production lines, shifts and plants

Catwalks & Towers

  • Includes handrail trusses, outrigger trusses, and walk-thru truss style catwalks with standard spans over 200 feet
  • Welded sections and panels allow for easy field assembly while maximizing freight

Market+ Merchandise

  • Bid Management to upload or enter bids, easily adjust basis and other details, and publish to originators and farmers
  • Competitive insights to see how bids compare to other nearby bids

cmdtyView Hedge

  • End-to-end platform for commodity trading that eliminates need for multiple systems
  • Creates automated hedge orders for open offers then pushes grain contracts and hedge executions directly into agribusiness’ ERP system when an offer matches

Safety Access Accessories

  • Safety gates and security doors for ladders and stairs available
  • Reduced number of pieces and bolts for industry-leading assembly time

Magazine

Marketwatch: Dec, 02

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 6.6845
high: 6.7434
low: 6.5433
close: 6.6684

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 14.3643
high: 14.4618
low: 14.0284
close: 14.0711

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 8.2581
high: 8.632
low: 8.2531
close: 8.5462

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 7.6023
high: 7.6023
low: 7.1188
close: 7.1188