Industry News | 1-28-2019

Farmers, Traders Eager for Data as Government Reopens

Farmers, traders and investors are looking forward to a slew of data and services from the U.S. Department of Agriculture now that President Donald Trump has agreed to temporarily end the longest-ever U.S. government shutdown.
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Benson Hill Biosystems Teams With Anheuser-Busch InBev to Develop More Resilient Barley Varieties

Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement company unlocking the natural diversity of plants, and leading brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) are launching a global partnership to develop improved barley varieties.
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When Harrow Met Solar: U.S. Land-Use Competition Heats Up

Nathan L'Etoile and Caroline Taylor are both passionate about preserving farmland, but they differ over a question being posed across the United States: should farmers devote some, or even all, of their land to solar energy?
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Farmer Registrations for 2019 Commodity Classic Outpacing Past Two Years

Farmer registrations for the 2019 Commodity Classic in Orlando, Florida are trending well ahead of the past two years. As of January 23, farmer registrations were 17 percent ahead of the same period in 2018 - and 23 percent ahead of 2017.
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Let's Geaux to New Orleans

DCI is getting JAZZED about The Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in New Orleans this week. This year's event will be one of the largest on record and will be something that you don't want to miss. Over 9,000 cattlemen and women will gather in the Crescent City for 3.5 days of education, fellowship, networking, business and a whole lot of fun. We hope to have a chance to see you at the show!
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