Congressman says farmer feedback matters

Incorporating producer feedback into ag legislation.  Congressman Tracey Mann from the 1st District in Kansas says farmers and ranchers have been very clear about their priorities in the farm bill […]

Farm Bureau leader says farm bill needed sooner

A Wisconsin Farm Bureau leader says Congress needs to finish the farm bill soon. Government Relations Director Tyler Wenzlaff tells Brownfield farmers are facing different issues than what they had […]

H5N1 infects Minnesota dairy herd

The H5N1 virus has been detected in a Minnesota dairy herd.  Minnesota’s Board of Animal Health confirms the herd is in Benton County northeast of St. Cloud.  A spokesman for […]

Michigan building markets for climate-smart grains

Michigan farmers can still enroll in the state’s climate-smart commodity grant program focused on establishing markets for food-grade grains. Star of the West Sustainability Director Lisa Woodke tells Brownfield 25,000 […]

Stangler joins Brownfield Ag News as Intern

Brownfield Ag News is excited to welcome Michelle Stangler as its summer farm broadcasting intern. Stangler is based in Jefferson City, Missouri, and will work alongside the team to learn, create, […]

Additional Benefits of Energy Efficient Equipment

Farmers who are looking to reduce their long-term energy costs with more efficient grain handling, conditioning, and drying technologies could obtain some financial assistance through the USDA’s Rural Energy for […]

Cattle futures close lower Thursday

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures were lower ahead of this week’s widespread direct business. Feeders had additional pressure from the gains in corn. August live was down […]

Soybeans, corn buy back some recent losses

Soybeans were higher on fund and technical buying. Contracts saw an oversold bounce with some help from higher moves in soybean meal and oil. The trade continues to monitor U.S. […]