Building new markets a marathon, not a sprint

University of Illinois Ag Economics Professor Scott Irwin says building the Sustainable Aviation Fuel market for biofuels is a marathon, not a sprint. “It is a large, potential market in […]

Higher and more diverse insect pressure

Farmers might be seeing more diverse and higher insect pressure following a mild winter and early spring across much of the Midwest. Justine Terwillegar is an agronomic service representative for […]

Michigan assessing HPAI response needs

The director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is stressing the importance of biosecurity as a second farmworker in the state has been confirmed with H5N1 Influenza […]

John Deere announces future layoffs

John Deere has announced its intent to layoff some of its global production and salaried workforce in the coming months.  In a release, the company cited rising operational costs and […]

Cash hog markets close week steady to lower

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures were lower, pressured by the cash and wholesale business during the session. June live was down $1.00 at $181.55 and August was […]

Lower weekly finish for soybeans, corn, wheat

Soybeans were modestly lower on fund and technical selling, adding to what would have already been a lower finish for the week. Friday’s forecasts did have more planting delaying rain […]