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.
Read More

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.
Read More

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.
Read More

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.
Read More

American Vanguard Corp Celebrates 50 Year Milestone

American Vanguard Corporation, parent company to AMVAC Chemical Corporation, is celebrating 50 years in business.
Read More

Expertise and Personnel wherever you need it!

Roster of more than 3,500 experienced ag professionals
from nearly every corner of the U.S. to provide targeted
solutions and measurable results.


Contact us

Direct Contact, Inc.

2560 Foxfield Rd, Ste. 340

St. Charles IL 60174

Phone: 800.558.6803



Interested in joining our team? Want to see how DCI can support your business?
Apply Here! Client Inquiry
Already started an application?  Access your unfinished application here.

DCI 137425625