Tough Negotiations Ahead for 2019 Cash Rents

INDIANOLA, Iowa - Land values are holding steady despite the tumble in commodity prices, and the good news is that's propping up equity in farm country, allowing sufficient collateral for land-owning ... Read More

U.S. seed sellers push for limits on Monsanto, BASF weed killer

CHICAGO (Reuters) - America's two biggest independent seed sellers, Beck's Hybrids and Stine Seed, told Reuters they are pushing U.S. environmental regulators to bar farmers from spraying dicamba weed killer during upcoming summers in a potential blo... Read More

(Video) Top Stories in Agriculture - Friday Five

In the latest edition of Friday Five, presented by the NE Corn Board, Bryce Doeschot and Alex Voichoskie recap five agriculture headline stories from the past week! In this week's edition, Bryce and Alex discuss hail damage, pig farmers, and even the... Read More

Pipeline Foods Acquires Grain Elevator in Atlantic, Iowa

MINNEAPOLIS, - Pipeline Foods LLC ( https://www.pipelinefoods.com/ ), the first U.S.-based supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on organic, non-GMO and regenerative food and feed, has announced the acquisition of a 3.4 million bushel gr... Read More

Deere Announces Third-Quarter Net Income of $910 Million

- Equipment net sales climb 36%, to $9.3 billion, on strength in key markets. - Earnings per share set third-quarter record. - Performance benefiting from favorable conditions for agricultural and construction equipment. - Advanced technology and pro... Read More

First Confirmed Case in 2018 of Equine West Nile Virus (WNV) in Colorado

BROOMFIELD, Colo. - One horse residing in Larimer County has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus; this is Colorado's first confirmed case of WNV in a horse in 2018. This index case was diagnosed by Colorado State University Veterinary Diagnostic Lab... Read More

BASF Closes Acquisition of Bayer's Vegetable Seeds Business

BASF announced this week it has closed the acquisition of Bayer's global vegetable seeds business. The transaction, BASF says in a news release, "adds a well-recognized brand with a very successful business track record to BASF's portfolio." The acqu... Read More

NAFTA Talks Reach One-Year Mark, Close to U.S. Mexico Agreement

The North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation effort passed the one-year anniversary this week. A year ago Thursday, the U.S., Canada and Mexico convened for the start of the renegotiation talks. Now, the U.S. could be nearing a deal on NAFTA... Read More

New Consumer Insights & Lamb

When it comes to improving demand for American Lamb, making decisions based on solid information is always the American Lamb Board's goal. Earlier this year, the board invested in a significant US consumer market research study that will guide progr... Read More

(Video) Morning Ag News Update - August 17, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news. Story 1: FDA Extends FSMA Compliance Story 2: Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge Offers $145K in Startup Funds Story 3: 2018 America's Pig Farmer of the Year Finalists Announced Agriculture feature st... Read More

U.S., China, Far Apart in Trade War Talks

A Chinese delegation will travel to the U.S. as part of the ongoing trade war as both sides "remain far apart." China said Thursday the delegation will meet with U.S. Treasury Undersecretary David Malpass to discuss trade issues. However, the South C... Read More