Saturday, November 28, 2015

That Thanksgiving turkey dinner with all the fixin's will cost a teensy bit more than last year: 28 cents.

The Andersons Inc. has signed an agreement to purchase a majority of the grain and agronomy assets of Green Plains Grain Company in Iowa and Tennessee.
Hurricane sandy

Farmers need to prepare for the potential of heavy rains, flooding and high winds related to Hurricane Sandy.

Ohio cattlemen turned down an effort to increase the state beef checkoff on cattle from $1 to $2.

American Farm Bureau and West Virginia Farm Bureau granted intervenor status in court case involving poultry grower and the EPA.

Don't panic, we're not running out of bacon! While pork prices will be higher next year, there will be plenty of pork for consumers to buy.
drought 2012

Crop insurance update: Farmers can graze or harvest a cover crop (planted now) as long as they stop by May 10, 2013.
Monsanto corn

Fueled by corn and soybean seeds and traits, net Monsanto sales for the full fiscal year were $13.5 billion, a 14 percent increase over fiscal year 2011. Net income for FY12 was $2 billion.

Milk prices will remain steady to higher in last few months of 2012.
Tom Vilsack

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack: Ag innovation gave us food security.