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Aug 25, 2022

New Organic Transition Initiative Receives $300M from USDA

USDA hopes to expand the number non-certified organic farms actively transitioning to organic production

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Aug 25, 2022

NEW Cooperative Celebrates Feed Mill Addition in Cooper, Iowa

$50 million project added 3 million bushels of grain storage

Aug 25, 2022

Ukraine Grain Exports Near Pre-War Levels

Ukraine is on track to export as much as 4 MMT of agricultural products in August

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Aug 25, 2022

Incident at Pro Cooperative in Iowa Under Investigation

Vice president of co-op declined clarifying the incident

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Aug 24, 2022

POET Receives Highest International Food Safety Certification

Certification was achieved at POET’s bioprocessing facilities in Shell Rock, IA, and Fairmont, NE

POET's bioprocessing facility in Fairmonth, Nebraska. Photo courtesy of POET

Aug 24, 2022

Medford Cooperative Names New Director of Agricultural Services

Jake Korzeniewski will be responsible for implementing programs and strategies that will continue to build upon double-digit growth rates

Aug 24, 2022

AFIA U.S. Feed Industry Report Focuses on Overcoming Challenges

Report provides an overview of the association's initiatives to enhance global competitiveness, sustainability programs

Aug 23, 2022

The Andersons Launches Mobile App for Grain Producers

App offers real-time scale tickets, contracts, market information and more

Photo courtesy of Bushel

Aug 23, 2022

ADM Partnership Advances Alternative Dairy Products

New Culture offers animal-free dairy products with innovative food science

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Aug 23, 2022

Ceres Global Ag Names New President and CEO

Carlos Paz will succeed Robert Day, who stepped down August 23

Carlos Paz. Photo courtesy of Ceres Global Ag

Aug 23, 2022

China to Protect Grain Harvest by Generating Rain with Chemicals

Chinese authorities are taking steps to ensure the autumn grain harvest

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Aug 23, 2022

SOY CONNEXT Focuses on Trends, Insights to Advance Global Nutrition

600 members from 50-plus countries from food, feed and soy industries meet in San Diego

Photo courtesy of SOY CONNEXT

Aug 23, 2022

Iowa Grain Dealer Has License Suspended

B & B Farm Store, Jesup, IA, cannot operate in Iowa until further order

Photo via Google Earth

Aug 22, 2022

Grain Bin Death in Tennessee

One person dead after 40-foot fall into grain silo in Ethridge, Tennessee

Aug 22, 2022

Andersons Fined $1.7M for CAA Violations at 4 Ethanol Plants

Andersons Marathon’s failed to file timely, accurate annual EPCRA TRI Forms

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Aug 22, 2022

Biofuels Benefit from Inflation Reduction Act

Law includes nearly $38 billion funding for agricultural conservation, credit, renewable energy and forestry

Engin Akyurt | PEXELS

Aug 19, 2022

Ukrainian Exports Up, Harvest 91% Complete

International Grains Council adjusts global grain output downward for 2022-23

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Aug 19, 2022

Cargill Building Corn Syrup Refinery in Iowa

New plant will supply corn syrup to customers globally with initial shipments expected to begin by mid-2024

Photo courtesy of Cargill

Aug 19, 2022

Emergency Board Recommends Pay Increases to Keep Grain Trains Moving

Recommendations can help resolve ongoing contract dispute between major freight railroads and unions

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Aug 18, 2022

Columbia Grain CEO: Snake River Dams are Top Wheat Export Gateway

Jeff Van Pevenage urges keeping the lower Snake River dams to lessen strain on already broken supply chains

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Aug 18, 2022

G3 Port Terminal Handles Record Grain Imports

Trois-Rivières, Québec facility is the only one on the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway System able to unload grain from large Panamax ships

Photo courtesy of G3

Aug 17, 2022

AFBF: U.S. Grain Yields Impacted by Severe Drought

Over 60% of the American West, Southwest and Central Plains is categorized as severe drought or higher

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Aug 17, 2022

In-App Integration Allows Easy Enrollment into Carbon Marketplace

FarmLogs and Nori help growers to enter blockchain-backed carbon removal marketplace

Photo courtesy of Bushel

Aug 17, 2022

U.S. Contributes $68M to Buy Ukrainian Wheat

Additional funding to the UN World Food Program will purchase, move and store up to 150,000 metric tons of Ukrainian wheat

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Aug 16, 2022

NGFA 2022 Harvest Safety Week: Heat Injury and Illness

New resources available from NGFA will help protect employees from heat-related hazards

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Aug 16, 2022

Amber Wave Opens Wheat Protein Plant in Kansas

Officials say the facility will be the largest wheat protein producer in North America within two years

Photo courtesy of Amber Wave

Aug 16, 2022

Sustainable Fertilizer Production is Focus of New Partnership

Collaboration between Texas Tech, U.S. National Science Foundation moves toward nitrogen circular economy

Photo: NSF Engineering Research Center for Advancing Sustainable and Distributed Fertilizer Production (CASFER).

Aug 16, 2022

ADM, LG Chem Partner to Provide Plant-Based Solutions

Joint ventures have chosen Decatur, IL, as the location of their intended production facilities

Photo courtesy of ADM

Aug 15, 2022

GROWMARK Adds Orange Madison Co-op to Network

Based in Virginia, Orange Madison extends company's presence along the East Coast

Photo courtesy of Orange Madison Cooperative

Aug 15, 2022

ADM Opens Fertilizer Terminal, Blender in Minnesota

St. Paul facility will offer products to northern U.S. Corn Belt and western Canada

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Marketwatch: Dec, 06

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 6.5328
high: 6.55
low: 6.4408
close: 6.4673

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 14.2059
high: 14.2809
low: 14.1255
close: 14.1516

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close: 6.6779