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Nebraska Corn Growers Association Returns from Washington DC Leadership Mission
Nebraska Corn Growers Association Returns from Washington DC Leadership Mission Crops | 03/23/2019

Earlier this month young leaders from across the state took part in the Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) 31st Annual Washington D.C.

USDA to Complete Trade Aid Purchases
USDA to Complete Trade Aid Purchases Crops | 03/22/2019

The United States Department of Agriculture plans to complete purchases of U.S. commodities by Sept. 30 as a part of the trade mitigation program. The USDA has purchased $500.6 million worth of commodities to date, which is about 50 percent...

China Makes Second Purchase of U.S. Sorghum
China Makes Second Purchase of U.S. Sorghum Crops | 03/22/2019

USDA reported that China has made another 2.6 million bushel purchase of U.S. sorghum.

China Could Triple U.S. Ag Purchases
China Could Triple U.S. Ag Purchases Crops | 03/20/2019

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue this week again said China could triple its purchases of U.S. agricultural products.

Wheat Farmers Welcome New Export Opportunity from Trump Administration Agreement with Brazil
Wheat Farmers Welcome New Export Opportunity from Trump Administration Agreement with Brazil Crops | 03/19/2019

U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association of Wheat Growers welcome today’s announcement by President Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that Brazil has agreed to implement a duty-free tariff rate quota for wheat.

U.S. Ethanol Consumption Drops for First Time in 20 Years
U.S. Ethanol Consumption Drops for First Time in 20 Years Crops | 03/18/2019

Between 2017 and 2018, U.S. ethanol consumption dropped for the first time in two decades. The Renewable Fuels Association says the decline follows years of rising numbers of waivers being handed out to oil refiners by the Environmental Protection Agency...

Study Reveals Powerful Engine of American Economy: Corn Refiners
Study Reveals Powerful Engine of American Economy: Corn Refiners Crops | 03/15/2019

A nationwide economic study released this week shows how America’s corn refiners contribute to the nation’s economy, finding the industry has massive, outsized impacts across the country.

Marshall Leads Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Food Deserts
Marshall Leads Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Food Deserts Crops | 03/13/2019

Allendale, Inc. a Chicago area agricultural commodity brokerage and analysis firm estimates that US grain and oilseed producers will shift their acreage similar to USDA estimates.

Allendale releases annual acerage survey results
Allendale releases annual acerage survey results Crops | 03/13/2019

Allendale, Inc. a Chicago area agricultural commodity brokerage and analysis firm estimates that US grain and oilseed producers will shift their acreage similar to USDA estimates.

Trump Budget Includes Crop Insurance Cuts
Trump Budget Includes Crop Insurance Cuts Crops | 03/12/2019

The fiscal year 2020 budget submitted by President Donald Trump includes a couple of points sure to ignite debate in the budgetary process. The proposal includes imposing work requirements on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients.

U.S. Ethanol Exports Reach Record High for 2018
U.S. Ethanol Exports Reach Record High for 2018 Crops | 03/07/2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) released the final 2018 total export numbers for ethanol, with ethanol exports reaching a record 1.70 billion gallons.

Who is Selling Land Now and In the Future?
Who is Selling Land Now and In the Future? Crops | 03/05/2019

As land market observers nervously watch who is selling land to glimpse the first hints of financially stressed sales by farmers, the actual market has not generally seen a large or increasing number of these type of sales yet.