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Hog Farmers Connect Farm to Fork during October Pork Month

October became known as Pork Month because it marked the time of year when hogs were traditionally marketed. Today, it serves as a celebration to thank pork producers and share their stories with cons... Read More

Nebraska Corn Encouraging Farmers to Have a Safety First Attitude During Harvest

LINCOLN, NE – The harvest season is upon us. Temperatures are dropping, spider webs are flying and farmers across the state are busy harvesting this year’s crop. This is a hectic time of year and farmers have a huge amount of work to do, within a... Read More

Most Consumers Say They Lack Access to Information on Food

More of today’s consumers crave information about food and how it’s produced – but the latest consumer trust research from The Center for Food Integrity (CFI) shows that most are hungry for more. Only 28 percent – or slightly more than one... Read More

Court Sets GMO Classification in Syngenta Lawsuit

All farmers in the United States who priced corn for sale after Nov. 18, 2013, have been approved as a major class in the ongoing lawsuit filed against Syngenta, according to an order issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas Monda... Read More

United Soybean Board Appointments Increase to 73 Directors

ST. LOUIS (Sept. 27, 2016) – The United Soybean Board (USB) will grow from 70 to 73 directors this winter to represent soybean production growth in Missouri, New Jersey and Wisconsin. New and returning farmer-leaders will be sworn in at USB’s ann... Read More

Bloated Expenses Weigh on Profits

MANHATTAN, Kan. (DTN) -- Some Grain Belt analysts question USDA's latest 2016 farm income estimates as overly optimistic. They doubt growers were able to shed as much in input costs this season as USDA's revised August estimates indicated. Kansas St... Read More

NCF Accepting Applications for CME Beef Industry Scholarship

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is now accepting applications for 2017-2018 beef industry scholarships sponsored by CME Group. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry. “... Read More

House Committee Looks Into International Cancer Agency

OMAHA (DTN) -- Because the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or IARC, receives federal funding, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is launching an inquiry into the National Institutes of Health's support for the group t... Read More

CME Group to Transition Dairy Spot Call to CME Direct Auction Platform

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that in December it will begin transitioning its CME Dairy Spot Call, for daily price discovery in physical dairy markets, to an electronic, transaction-based au... Read More

Set Soybean Harvest Goal of 13% Moisture to Aid Profits

Most soybeans are harvested and delivered directly to an elevator instead of being placed in on-farm storage. Too often, soybeans are harvested at moisture contents under the 13% definition of a standard bushel. The marketplace pays farme... Read More

Are Fed Cattle Getting Too Big for Livestock Haulers?

Finished cattle have outgrown the trailers used to haul them. That’s the consensus of packers, truckers, feedyard managers, and now documented through research conducted by Kansas State University (KSU). This has created a significant animal welfar... Read More