Daily Ag Summary
Daily Ag Summary

Alltech ONE Conference Returns In-Person

The Alltech ONE Conference returns to Lexington, Kentucky this month as an in-person event. May 22-24, the international-focused gathering features more than 70 presentations on agricultural topics and other issues. For the first time, Alltech President and CEO Mark Lyons …

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USDA Makes New Forecasts for Ukraine’s Crop Production/Exports

How much will the war in Ukraine reduce that nation’s crop production and crop exports? Gary Crawford has this report on a new USDA forecast.

The Yonder Report

From off-Broadway to West Virginia: the stories of the deadly Upper Big Branch mine explosion, baby formula is on its way back to grocery shelves, and federal funds will combat consolidation in meatpacking.

Emergency Relief Program to Soon Provide Payments to Producers

The first tranche of money under a new disaster relief program will soon be sent out from USDA. Rod Bain reports.

Addressing Inflation Critical for Farmers and Ranchers

Consumers everywhere are feeling the squeeze of inflation, and Roger Cryan, Chief Economist of the American Farm Bureau Federation, says farmers and ranchers need the Federal Reserve Bank to address the issue. Cryan says ongoing inflation stems from the COVID-19 …

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Case IH Announces Partnership to Train More Technicians

Case IH announced a new collaboration with CNH Industrial, their dealer network, and some of North America’s top technical colleges. The goal is to overcome a shortage of repair technicians. Pete Steiner is the manager of Top Tech for Case …

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Global Vegetable Oil Shortage Expected

Cooking oil, which includes several vegetable oils, are all expected to be in shorter supply over the next few months. The most utilized vegetable oil, palm oil, has gone up 50 percent, and canola oil is up by about 55 …

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Volatile Fertilizer Market Likely Through 2023

Farmers had many questions regarding fertilizer this spring, according to Cory Rosenbush of the Fertilizer Institute. “You know, I’ve spent a good part of the last six to eight months out there with the farmers and it’s what they’re concerned …

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Emergency Relief Program to Soon Provide Payments to Producers

The first tranche of money to producers eligible under a new USDA disaster relief program will soon be sent out. Rod Bain reports.

Rail Company Addresses Service Complaints

The federal Surface Transportation Board recently announced that all seven class 1 railroads will be required to send regular progress reports on service, operations, and employment to the board to address ongoing service delays labor shortage problems. Mike Davis reports.