Sunday, September 25, 2016

Chevrolet and GMC will offer new bi-fuel versions of the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty trucks and all-new dedicated compressed natural gas versions of the 2014 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size passenger vans next year.

Former President George W. Bush will deliver the keynote luncheon address Nov. 14 at Hart Energy’s 5th annual DUG East conference and exhibition in Pittsburgh.

The pipeline will connect the Hickory Bend Cryogenic Processing Plant in New Middletown, Ohio, to the UEO Kensington facility near in southern Columbiana County.

Nationally, corn and soybean stocks stored in all positions are down 17 percent from 2012.

The United States and Japan finalized a deal Sept. 26 that will allow organic products certified in Japan or in the United States to be sold as organic in either country, beginning Jan. 1.

Fuel manufacturers could use at least 4.8 billion pounds of soybean oil this year.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has levied more than $22,000 in fines against two Michigan livestock dealers who illegally moved calves without official Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags.

Can a conference committee quickly hammer out a new farm bill before Sept. 30? Doubtful.

Debate continues if benefits of country-of-origin labels policy outweigh costs.

Despite weather conditions in parts of the U.S., national corn production is forecast at 13.8 billion bushels, up 28 percent from 2012. If realized, this will be a new record production for the United States.
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