Monday, September 24, 2018
pigs in barn

As of June 1, there were 73.5 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 3 percent from June 2017, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published June 28 by the USDA.
soybean planter in field

Roundup Ready 2 Xtend technology will now be incorporated into the Mycogen and Dairyland Seed brands, following a license agreement between Monsanto and Corteva Agriscience.
LandPro Equipment sign

The John Deere dealership LandPro Equipment, headquartered in Falconer, N.Y., has purchased the three Elder Ag and Turf Equipment locations in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio from Elder Sales and Service, Inc.
AGCO Fendt Ideal combine

AGCO Corporation introduced its new Fendt IDEAL combine June 19. The combine, which has gone through seven years of testing, is the first “clean-sheet” design of an axial combine in the industry in 30 years.
dairy farm

The USDA has extended the deadline for the Margin Protection Program (MPP) for Dairy through June 22.
Senator Sherrod Brown

The Senate Ag Committee passed its version of the 2018 farm bill out of committee with a 20-1 vote earlier today.
flooded field

Some farmers are frustrated and complaining that they just have not had good field-drying weather. Then, there are those that got flooded. A planting update.
disaster assistance

If your farm got hit by a disaster in 2017 or so far in 2018, you may be eligible for disaster assistance through the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), which just reopened two programs.
emerging corn

December corn futures and July Chicago wheat futures have made new contract highs.
cornfield

Corteva Agriscience will receive a license to stack Monsanto’s Corn Rootworm III and MON89034 traits with Corteva Agrisciences’ insect control traits.
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