Cattle futures up waiting on direct business

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were up ahead of widespread direct business and Friday’s USDA cattle on feed report.  June live cattle closed $1.20 higher at […]

Equipment sales hold long-term optimism for ag

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) says large equipment sales figures from April indicates long-term optimism for the ag industry. Curt Blades, senior vice president at AEM, says U.S. sales […]

Indiana Organic Network connects organic growers

The National Association of Food and Agriculture is partnering with Purdue University to fund the Indiana Organic Network to connect growers across the state. Extension specialist, Ashley Adair says this benefits all […]

Cow methane emission reduction strategies expanding

An air-quality specialist says he expects strategies to reduce cattle methane emissions to greatly expand over the next five years. Frank Mitloehner, a professor at the University of California-Davis, tells […]

CME cash dairy prices mostly lower

Cash dairy prices were mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Dry whey down $0.0050 at $0.3950. Nine trades were made from $0.3925 to $0.3975. Blocks down $0.0150 at […]

Farmers be aware of possible Chinese-made drone ban

A light robotics manager with Beck’s Hybrids says several states are considering proposals that would ban Chinese-made drones. Jim Love tells Brownfield… “Kansas is kicking some legislation up and down […]