STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Let's hope the forecasts are right
It's tough to sum up the condition of area crops, at least the fields in eastern and central North Dakota that I saw over the Father's Day weekend.
Some early planted wheat fields look very good. The... Posted on 6/17/13 at 8:24 AM
STAFF BLOG MIKKEL PATES' AG AT LARGE NDSU's flax promoter -- Dr. Jack Carter dies, Sept. 11
Dr. Jack Carter, the long-time promoter/pioneer of new, healthfuluses for flax, and long-time administrator in the North Dakota State University plant sciences departments, died on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2... Posted on 9/12/11 at 8:36 AM
A group of U.S. Senators introduced a bill on Thursday to eliminate the corn ethanol mandate but leave other elements of biofuels policy intact, arguing that current law raises the cost of food and animal feed and damages the environment.
Six men from China including the CEO of a seed corn subsidiary of a Chinese conglomerate have been charged with conspiring to steal patented seed corn from two of the nation’s leading seed developers, prosecutors said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - Lower prices created resurgent demand for U.S. corn at home and abroad, including in the ethanol market, the U.S. government forecast on Tuesday, resulting in smaller, but still ample, stocks at the end of this marketing year.
WASHINGTON - The lead agricultural negotiators in the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday that a new bill would not be completed before January as Democrats and Republicans struggle to reach a compromise on sticking points such as funding for food stamps.
The U.S. government in recent years has not needed to prop up grain farmers’ income with subsidies, but those payments could come roaring back if the lower ethanol mandate proposed this month drives corn prices lower.
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