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Kansas Corn Growers Association Statement on House Farm Bill Passage

The Kansas Corn Growers Association was pleased to see all four Kansas representatives voting in favor of H.R.2, the Farm Bill on Thursday.  KCGA was disappointed in mid-May when the House failed to ... Read More

Double whammy: U.S. pork, fruit producers brace for second wave of Chinese tariffs

BEIJING/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. producers of pork, already saddled with duties enacted in an earlier round of the escalating trade dispute with China, are bracing for further pain after Beijing hit the products with additional tariffs due to come in... Read More

EPA Weighs Dicamba Registrations as Injury Reports Mount

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- As herbicide injury reports mount in the Midwest and South, state regulators and EPA are watching the situation closely. Dicamba is facing the most alleged injury reports so far, and 2,4-D injury complaints are also an issue ... Read More

African Flour Millers Visit Wheat Harvest

Flour milling executives from Sub-Saharan Africa are in the U.S. plains states to get the latest information about the hard red winter (HRW) wheat harvest, crop quality and value.   U.S. Wheat Associates (USW), the U.S. wheat industry's expor... Read More

New hog nursery opens in South Dakota

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Before welcoming their first shipment of pigs, Louie and Josh Johnson welcomed visitors to their new hog nursery. In the process, the rural Volin father and son hoped their open house would dispel misconceptions about large-... Read More

India, top buyer of U.S. almonds, hits back with higher duties

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India, the world’s biggest buyer of U.S. almonds, raised import duties on the commodity by 20 percent, a government order said, joining the European Union and China in retaliating against President Donald Trump’s tariff hike... Read More

Soybean Checkoff Dollars Fund New Markets in Costa Rica, India, Morocco and More for U.S. Poultry

LINCOLN, Neb. —  The United States of America Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) annual meeting was held in Costa Rica June 11–14. Updates on new trade markets, including India, Morocco and Costa Rica, were the primary topics of the me... Read More


The National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Board has elected Kevin Ross of Iowa to become the organization's first vice president for the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.   “I am honored my fellow Corn Board volunteers placed t... Read More

China Could Step Up Trade War Tactics

China could ratchet up its trade war tactics against the United States as President Donald Trump has escalated the trade war between the two nations this week. Politico points out that China knows how to fight a trade war and could go beyond retal... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - June 21, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news. Story 1) Farmers for Free Trade Places More Anti-Trade War Advertising Story 2) Freedom Caucus Farm Bill Support Still Uncertain Story 3) USDA Issues Warning of Newcastle Virus ... Read More

(Video) House will consider farm bill, two immigration bills Thursday

The U.S. House of Representatives will take a second floor vote on H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Farm Bill). The House Farm Bill, sponsored by Rep. Michael Conaway, failed last month, largely due to the  Freedom Caucus deman... Read More