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Dec 9, 2022

Feed mill fire at Kent Nutrition in Iowa

Fire was in a pellet machine, exhaust system at Sheldon, Iowa facility.

PEXELS

Dec 8, 2022

Railroad meltdown stems from labor shortage

Recruiting, hiring and training is a struggle for major U.S. railroads.

Rick Paterson, managing director, Loop Capital Markets. Photo by Elise Schafer

Dec 8, 2022

Mexico to rework GMO corn ban

Minister offers to extend deadline to 2025 and overhaul its plan.

PIXABAY

Dec 8, 2022

Organic co-op surrenders grain dealer license in South Dakota

Organic Producers of Iowa Nebraska South Dakota (OPINS) engaged in 33 transactions with producers without a license.

PIXABAY

Dec 7, 2022

Grain company ex-CEO charged with fraud

If convicted, John R. Coleman would face up to 180 years in prison.

PIXABAY

Dec 7, 2022

Injured feed mill employee rescued from roof

Employee had fallen from a platform and was airlifted to the hospital.

PIXABAY

Dec 7, 2022

Biosecurity preparedness is focus of IPPE program

Cassandra Jones will speak on perpetual biosecurity preparedness during AFIA's education session

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Dec 6, 2022

Report: Farmer sentiment remains unchanged in November

Looking ahead to 2023, producers continue to cite high input costs as their number one concern.

PIXABAY

Dec 6, 2022

CHS elects new board member

Owners also reelect four board member and pass amendments during annual meeting.

From left: Al Holm, Sleepy Eye, MN; Mark Farrell, Cross Plains, WI; Jerrad Stroh, Juniata, NE; Kevin Throener, Cogswell, ND.; and Hal Clemensen, Aberdeen, SD. Photo courtesy of CHS Inc.

Dec 6, 2022

Soybean processing plant moves to North Dakota after delays

Epitome Energy has selected Grand Forks for its $400M soybean crushing plant

PIXABAY

Dec 6, 2022

NCGA names renewable fuels director

Julie Busse will serve as lead staff for the Ethanol Action Team (ETHAT).

Dec 5, 2022

U.S. soy exports earn record $40 billion

Soy export values are up 17% in volume but dip 4% year-on-year.

PEXELS

Dec 5, 2022

Which climatic factors will influence winter commodities?

Jim Roemer with Climatelligence says weather will be taking a much more critical role in grain markets.

PIXABAY

Dec 2, 2022

EPA proposal revamps biofuel strategy

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

AlphaBaby | BIGSTOCK

Dec 2, 2022

JBS to acquire Midwest grain marketer, pork producer

JBS has served as the exclusive customer of TriOak Foods since 2017.

Photo courtesy of TriOak Foods

Dec 2, 2022

Rail strike averted

Biden signs bill; feed and grain industry reacts to news that a rail shutdown has been avoided.

PEXELS

Dec 1, 2022

Report: 2022 corn harvest has higher test weight, protein content

U.S. Grains Council’s 2022/2023 report also shows lower total damage for this year's crop.

Photo courtesy of U.S. Grains Council

Dec 1, 2022

Ukrainian grain exports via Poland increase 50%

Polish prime minister offers $20M to aid Ukraine in exporting grain to Africa.

Tomasz Mankus | PIXABAY

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.

Brett Sayles | PEXELS

Nov 30, 2022

Mexico: GMO corn for animal feed will be allowed

López Obrador says Mexico is seeking a deal with U.S. after legal action threatened.

PIXABAY

Nov 30, 2022

AGRIServices of Brunswick goes to paperless payments with producers

Farmers can access funds through Bushel Wallet instantly.

Photo courtesy of Bushel.

Nov 29, 2022

Cargill acquires Owensboro Grain Co.

Acquisition will help Cargill modernize and increase capacity across its North American oilseeds network.

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.

PIXABAY

Nov 28, 2022

Feed mill fire at Thompsons Limited in Ontario

No injuries reported after Saturday's incident.

PEXELS

Nov 28, 2022

Canadian feed company acquires grain processing facility

ADDiCAN has acquired a grain and processing facility in Slemon Park, Prince Edward Island.

PIXABAY

Nov 28, 2022

Greenstone donates to center for agricultural safety

Donation will help the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety promote awareness for safety and training in rural America.

Greenstone General Manager, Duey Yliniemi, and Jenifer Archer, Professional Services Analyst virtually present the donation to Dan Neenan, Director of NECAS.. Photo courtesy of Greenstone Systems.

Nov 28, 2022

Ag groups urge Congress to take 'immediate steps' to block rail strike

NGFA: Disruption of rail service would immediately impact food and agriculture and broader supply chains

Johannes Penio | PEXELS

Nov 28, 2022

Benson Hill to add soy extrusion facility in Iowa

$28 million expansion will include a 15,000-square-foot building and buying equipment.

PIXABAY

Nov 23, 2022

Scoular’s sustainability story highlighted in annual report

The company has made progress on its five sustainability pillars.

Scoular

Nov 22, 2022

Grain producers switch from river to rail, but threat of strike looms

Four railroad unions have rejected the tentative agreement and sent it back to bargaining table.

PIXABAY

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Marketwatch: Feb, 03

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 6.8469
high: 6.89
low: 6.7703
close: 6.7819

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 14.8664
high: 14.9765
low: 14.8437
close: 14.9358

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 8.5216
high: 8.5338
low: 8.3169
close: 8.4194

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 7.0784
high: 7.0809
low: 6.8993
close: 7.005