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Oct 13, 2021

Bartlett Building Soybean Crushing Plant in Kansas

$325M facility to benefit supply chains for renewable fuels, food products and animal feeds

Photo: Bartlett

Oct 13, 2021

Northern Country Coop Joins Truterra Network

Growers working with co-op in Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota will now have access to Insights Engine tool

Oct 13, 2021

Grain Silo Collapse at Mountaire Farms in Maryland

Collapse occurred October 11 at company's Westover facility

Oct 13, 2021

Cargill Venture Opens Pea Protein Production Facility

New PURIS Dawson, MN, plant doubles company's capacity to meet growing consumer demand

Photo: PURIS Proteins

Oct 12, 2021

USDA Forced to Rebalance October WASDE

With estimates this month implying more grain than expected, there is little worry over too-low corn and soybean stocks

Oct 12, 2021

NTSB Rules on Crane Contact Incident at Grain Facility

Lack of signalman caused incident at Zen-Noh Grain in November 2020

The ZGC shoreside facility before the accident. (Photo: NTSB; Background source: ZGC)

Oct 12, 2021

Milling Industry Reconnects at NAMA Annual Meeting

Jeff Hole, Miller Milling, was elected to serve on the NAMA Executive Committee

2021 NAMA Board of Directors

Oct 12, 2021

Components Shortage Hits Harvest

Farmers are scrambling to find workarounds when machinery breaks

Oct 12, 2021

AFBF Partnership Aims to Increase Minority Involvement in Ag

Collaboration with National Society for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) focuses on developing well-trained workforce

Photo source: American Farm Bureau Federation

Oct 12, 2021

Bushel Acquires GrainBridge

Increased data science capabilities and larger network will improve decision-making for grain marketing

Photos: Bushel

Oct 11, 2021

ADM Recognized for Protein Innovations

Company is named to Fortune’s 2021 Change the World List

Oct 11, 2021

Tate & Lyle Expands Distribution Partnership with Azelis

Agreement will expand into Greece, Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia

File photo

Oct 11, 2021

Cargill Launches Poultry Feed with Essential Oils

Essential oils contribute to promotion of egg weight, size and production

Oct 11, 2021

Fire at Grain Elevator in Mt. Angel, OR

Four-alarm fire impacts four other businesses

Oct 11, 2021

Ransomware Hackers Find Vulnerable Target in U.S. Grain Supply

Attacks have slowed distributors’ operations by hampering their ability to quickly process grain

Oct 11, 2021

Fire at Ag Partners in Albert City, IA

Fire was on a belt at the top of one of the grain elevators

Oct 11, 2021

Food Systems Summit Examines Resiliency, Growth Opportunities

Summit promoted benefits of biotechnology, science-based risk assessment, and trade when building more resilient food systems

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Administrator for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Samantha PowerPhoto: USGC

Oct 11, 2021

Grain Industry Adapting to Supply Disruptions

CoBank reports businesses of all sizes and are wrestling with worst supply chain bottlenecks to date

Oct 11, 2021

OSHA Cites Balchem Unit for Safety, Health Violations

24 serious safety and health violations issued and more than $300K in penalties proposed for BCP Ingredients in Verona, MO

Oct 8, 2021

Heritage Cooperative Completes $5M Grain Storage Project

Two new grain silos adds 1.7M bushels of storage at Marysville, OH, Ag Campus

File Photo

Oct 8, 2021

Analysis: U.S. Ethanol Exports Record Fifth-Highest Year

Exports were down 8% from the previous marketing year, reflecting pandemic challenges

Oct 8, 2021

Luckey Farmers Names President and CEO

Dustin D. Brown replaces the retiring CEO James Swartz

Oct 8, 2021

Behlen CEO Phil Raimondo Passes Away

Raimondo, 59, was named chairman and CEO in 2019

Oct 8, 2021

Organizations Call on World Leaders to Secure Global Supply Chains

Open letter urges leaders to remove restrictions hampering free movement of transport workers

Oct 8, 2021

FHWA Awards Louisiana $5M for Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts

Program provides funding for highways and bridges damaged by natural disasters, catastrophic events

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Oct 8, 2021

Growers Edge Launches Digital Ag Lending Platform

Customizable platform designed to process and manage loans quickly and efficiently

Oct 7, 2021

G3 Thunder Bay Grain Elevator Sets Record

G3 terminal has loaded the most grain ever onto a single vessel in the port

Photo: G3

Oct 7, 2021

AFIA Releases State of the Industry Report

Inaugural report provides overview of the challenges facing the U.S. animal food industry

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’

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Marketwatch: Jan, 27

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 6.0509
high: 6.1392
low: 6.0271
close: 6.1307

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 13.6827
high: 13.9874
low: 13.6618
close: 13.954

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 8.0183
high: 8.0333
low: 7.8538
close: 7.9653

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 7.6378
high: 7.6553
low: 7.4777
close: 7.5549