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The Crop Progress report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released Tuesday, June 21, 2022 for the week ending June 19.
The World Pork Expo, hosted by the National Pork Producers Council, was held in Des Moines on June 8-10.
The new CEO of the National Pork Producers Council held previous leadership roles at the state and checkoff levels in the pork industry.
The Crop Progress report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released Monday, June 13, 2022, showed there’s more corn in good (59%) or excellent (13%) condition, than at this point last year, when 56% was rated good and 12% excellent.

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The carbon capture system will phase in 18 of POET’s bioprocessing facilities in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. The project also includes ethanol plants in Minnesota and Illinois, where the carbon will be stored.
Planting and emergence for the region’s crops in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota from the May 23, 2022, weekly report, available from the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Weather limiting planting progress in upper Midwest. U.S. Department of Agriculture's May 2 Crop Progress shows below average plantings.
The currently circulating strain of highly-pathogenic avian influenza spreads quickly, and depopulation is seen as the most humane method to make sure poultry suffer as little as possible and to keep the virus from spreading, said Minnesota State Veterinarian Beth Thompson.
The company said the Midwest Carbon Express project is set to begin construction next year, despite ongoing resistance from some landowners and environmental groups concerned about the project's potential impact.
Drain tile is a common concern among farmers with cropland in the path of carbon pipelines. Ellingson companies, with offices in Minnesota and North Dakota, has been brought in early on the Summit Carbon Solutions project.

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Northey, a former Iowa secretary of agriculture as well as the under secretary for farm production and conservation for the U.S. Department of Agriculture under the Trump administration, will succeed Joel Brinkmeyer, who plans to retire May 1.
Summit Carbon Solutions has a plan to capture carbon from ethanol plants and send it to western North Dakota. Landowners are resistant to the threat of eminent domain for project and the Iowa Legislature has passed an amendment that could delay the process.
Summit Carbon Solutions has a plan to capture carbon from ethanol plants and send it to western North Dakota. Landowners are resistant to the threat of eminent domain.

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