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Feb 21, 2022

Russian Wheat Prices Decline as Ukraine Crisis Looms

Both countries supply their grain to other countries mainly via the Black Sea

Feb 21, 2022

Study: Ethanol Can Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

Renewable Fuels Association says ethanol industry is already halfway down the road to net-zero emissions by 2050

Feb 18, 2022

GROWMARK Promotes Pollinators with Youth Garden Program

Program is being offered nationwide for the first time

Feb 18, 2022

Winter Weather Snarls Grain Barge Traffic

Weather and logistics both show signs of improving

Feb 18, 2022

LDC Reports Fire at Largest Soy Processing Plant

Soybean deliveries were suspended at the plant in Claypool, IN

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 17, 2022

Man Rescued from Grain Bin in North Carolina

Man was loading a truck for transporting grain when the machine got stuck

Feb 17, 2022

Ag Groups Want Research for Hemp as Animal-Feed Ingredient

Interest in the use of hemp in commercial animal feed has accelerated since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill

Feb 17, 2022

Trucker Backs Over, Kills Fellow Employee at Minnesota Grain Co-op

Incident occurred last month at Sunrise Ag in Buckman, MN

Feb 17, 2022

Landus, Heartland Co-op Plan to Trade Facilities

Companies say collaborative decision to swap locations will improve investment and utilization of assets

Feb 17, 2022

Cargill Plans $48 Million Expansion at Iowa Corn Mill

Project will expand value-added corn production for the company’s food ingredient market

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 16, 2022

Benson Hill Launches Non-GMO Soy Protein Ingredient

Proprietary soybeans allow for reduced processing steps, increasing sustainability

Feb 16, 2022

NGFA Announces Speaker Lineup for Convention

Annual convention will take place March 13-15 in Charleston, SC

Feb 16, 2022

The Andersons Sets Earnings Record in Fourth Quarter

Both the company and plant nutrient business saw record growth

Feb 15, 2022

Kerry Acquires Enzyme Biotechnology Companies

Enzymes increasingly play a vital role as biocatalysts that deliver many benefits

Feb 15, 2022

Bühler Strengthens Innovations, Increases Orders in 2021

Company says balance sheet is stronger than before the coronavirus crisis

(From left to right) Bühler Group's Executive Board includes Dr. Holger Feldhege, Dr. Mark Macus, Irene Mark-Eisenring, Stefan Scheiber, Samuel Schär, Johannes Wick, Dr. Ian Roberts, Germar Wacker

Feb 15, 2022

Grain Dust Explosion Incidents Decreased in 2021

Despite decrease in explosions, one fatality and five injuries were reported

Feb 15, 2022

SDSP Plans Oilseed Facility in South Dakota

Multi-seed processing plant is in response to rising demand for vegetable oil

Feb 15, 2022

Lower Quality Asian Wheat Supplies to Fill Corn Shortage

South American drought has left gap in Asia's animal feed market

Feb 14, 2022

2022 IPPE Deemed 'Highly Productive'

IPPE exceeded attendee and exhibitor expectations, say show organizers

Feb 14, 2022

Global Shipping, Trade Policy and Relations Focus of USGC Meeting

Attendees plan global trade strategy for the coming year this week in Greenville, SC

Feb 14, 2022

Grain Bin Engulfment Leaves One Dead in Wheatley, AR

Two men were working inside the grain bin filled with soybeans when the engulfment happened

Feb 14, 2022

U.S. Agricultural Exports Shatter Records in 2021

China remains top export destination, with a record $33 billion in purchases, up 25%

Feb 14, 2022

Clems E. Blum Resigns from Bühler Group Board

Blum had been a member of the board of directors and member of the audit committee since 2015

Feb 11, 2022

Today’s Labor Shortage Will Shape Feed Mill Technology of Tomorrow

Panel discussion during Feed Strategy Conference asks the question -- will automation lead to the elimination of labor?

(L-R) Aidan Connally with AgriTech, Peter Ensch with WEM Automation, Loren Field with Younglove Construction, Scott Anderson with CPM, and Elise Schafer with Feed & Grain

Feb 11, 2022

New Grain Elevator on Campus is First for Kansas-Based College

Skyland Grain is working with Seward County Community College on first-of-its-kind Elevator Operations Program

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Feb 11, 2022

Report Shows Importance of U.S. Waterways in Agriculture

In 2019, agricultural exports were responsible for 25.5% of U.S. farm income

Feb 11, 2022

Minnesota Looks to Set Up Grain Elevator Indemnity Fund

Minnesota Department of Agriculture is asking for $5 million to make sure producers get paid should an elevator become insolvent

Feb 11, 2022

Nanolike Rolls Out Feed Bin Sensors in North America

Company signs agreement with Molesworth Farm Supply in Canada for several hundred connected feed bin sensors

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Aqua MicroFeed System

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Metris Vibe

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Marketwatch: Jun, 25

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 7.4421
high: 7.6444
low: 7.4346
close: 7.542

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 15.4141
high: 15.6298
low: 15.3573
close: 15.5279

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 9.6294
high: 9.7673
low: 9.465
close: 9.4735

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 8.9846
high: 8.9946
low: 8.6368
close: 8.6608