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Logan Confirmed to FCA Board

Senate Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow and Ranking Member John Boozman announced that the U.S. Senate confirmed Vincent Logan to the Farm Credit Administration Board. “His background in both the agriculture and financial sectors makes him well-qualified for this role,” Stabenow …

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FTC Sues Syngenta, Corteva Over Pay-To-Block Scheme

The Federal Trade Commission and a group of 10 state attorneys general filed a complaint in federal court against pesticide makers Syngenta Crop Protection and Corteva. The complaint accuses the manufacturers of allegedly paying distributors to block competitors from selling …

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Ian Bringing Rain, Wind to Carolinas

Climatologist Corey Davis explains that the storm system has led an erratic life before landing in South Carolina.

NASDA Directing Conversation on Climate-Smart Ag

The term “Climate-Smart Agriculture” has received a lot of news coverage recently, and those are the latest buzz words in farming. That’s why an ag organization in Washington D.C. is working to make sure the industry is leading the direction …

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Commentary: John R. Block Reports from Washington

“Tough Times” Hello, everybody out there in farm country.  This radio commentary is brought to you by the National Corn Growers Association, CropLife America, and Renewable Fuels Association.  They are all friends, supporters, and allies of a healthy farm economy …

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The Yonder Report

Baseball is America’s pastime, and more international players are taking the stage, rural communities can get help applying for federal funds through the CHIPS and Science Act, and a Texas university is helping more Black and Latina women pursue careers …

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Smithfield to Pay $75 Million to Settle Price-Fixing Suit

Smithfield Foods agreed to pay $75 million to settle a price-fixing lawsuit. Reuters says consumers accused the meat producer and several competitors of conspiring to inflate prices in the U.S. pork market by limiting supply. Smithfield spokesman Jim Monroe said …

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Biofuel Leaders Discuss the Future of the RFS and “The Set”

The Environmental Protection Agency is quickly approaching its deadline to propose a multi-year rule called “The Set.” The rule will establish a new baseline growth in low-carbon biofuels. Several national farm and biofuel leaders held a webinar to discuss the …

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Complete Nutrient Focus a Big Key to Large Soybean Crops

The trend for soybeans in recent years is to plant earlier and earlier. However, the cool, wet spring of 2022 meant soybeans went in much later than many farmers planned. Bret Leahr is an AgriGold agronomist in Illinois. He says …

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HPAI Spurs Record Turkey, Egg Prices

Fall is here with Thanksgiving around the corner. As you plan your holiday meal, American Farm Bureau Federation Economist Bernt Nelson says you will notice higher prices for turkey and eggs. “We’ve seen record high prices in turkeys and eggs …

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