Industry News | 2-11-2019
Farmer Confidence Surges, is Highest Since Trade War Began
Producers polled by Purdue said they expect ag exports to increase in the years ahead, an indirect sign they expect a beneficial resolution with China.
JBS USA Bets on Bacon With $20 Million Expansion to Ottumwa Pork Plant
Bacon continues to drive consumer demand for pork. JBS USA is looking to meet this growing foodservice and retail demand with a $20 million expansion of its Ottumwa, Iowa, pork plant.
Illinois Farmer Duo Depends on Dicamba for Palmer Amaranth
The use of the newest dicamba herbicides is a luxury according to two Illinois farmers who say they hope it stays on the market.
USDA Awards Agricultural Trade Promotion Program Funding
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Jan. 31 announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $200 million to 57 organizations through the Agricultural Trade Promotion Program to help farmers and ranchers identify and access new export markets.
American Vanguard Corp Celebrates 50 Year Milestone
American Vanguard Corporation, parent company to AMVAC Chemical Corporation, is celebrating 50 years in business.