Most major fertilizers continue to move lower in price.
A public comment period recently closed on a proposed rule to account for small-refinery exemptions in the Renewable Fuel Standard.
Advocates for USMCA's positive impacts on agriculture keep pushing for congressional votes this year on the trade deal, but Congress has about two weeks left in the work year and negotiations continue over labor provisions.
The U.S. Cattlemen's Association wants the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. to look into the purchase of National Beef by Brazil's Marfrig Global Foods.
From the start of planting and all the way through harvest, many farmers have had a very disappointing soybean season.
Eleven percent of corn and 4% of soybeans were left to harvest as of Sunday, Dec. 1.
Special training is necessary to apply some dicamba herbicide formulations next season. For the first time, paraquat also requires special training.
New equipment and technology could be key to overcoming challenges in a down economy.
Securing operating loans for the upcoming crop season will bring new challenges for some borrowers, but there are ways to make farm operations more cash-worthy in the eyes of today's lenders.