Industry News | 12-31-2018
Get Ready for 'Explosive' Grain Market as Shutdown Quiets USDA
More grain volatility is on the way as a lack of U.S. federal data sends the market hunting for crop information to trade on. That's according to Steve Georgy, the president of agriculture broker and advisor Allendale Inc. A partial government shutdown means most key reports -- including figures on export sales -- released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture have been halted.
Corn, Ethanol Industries Wary of Continued RFS Waivers in 2019
One of the big questions facing the ethanol and corn industries heading into 2019 is whether the EPA will continue to grant RFS waivers to oil refiners - and, if so, how many and how much.
Heart of America Dairy Expo Program Announced
Heart of America Dairy Expo convenes more than 500 attendees from 15 states representing more than 13,000 cows. It provides the attendees with the opportunity to learn from leaders in the dairy field and discover tips and techniques from fellow dairy farmers throughout the Midwest.
Perdue Applauds USDA's 2018 Accomplishments
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue applauds the accomplishments made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) over the past year.