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Its owner says a 13-year-old government biofuels mandate brought the Philadelphia fixture to its knees.
Russian wheat exports are expanding further across the globe as the world’s biggest shipper edges out competitors.
President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines, angering trade partners as he took his first major protectionist move a year into his term.
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. — Sam Funk, a senior grains and oilseeds analyst at Rabo AgriFinance, said changes in the global grain market and how people get information about it have been enormous, holding up his smartphone at a recent St. Louis…
It’s a familiar tale: A beloved parent passes away leaving a house full of stuff the grown children must either collect or dispose of. Many relationships have been strained and backs have been nearly broken through this process.
Managing feed resources is a big challenge when winter weather changes daily.
The blockchain is now part of the route from farm to table.
The world of agricultural-commodity trading could be upended with the merger of two of its biggest names. Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. has sought deal talks with Bunge Ltd., a person briefed on the matter said at the weekend. That’s less than a…
NAFTA talks are entering a pivotal moment as the U.S. turns up the pressure on Canada and Mexico to radically alter the trade pact in favor of American interests.
Researchers have identified the cause of some patients’ repeated episodes of anaphylaxis, a red-meat allergy linked to a specific type of tick bite. The National Institutes of Health study suggests people who have repeated unexplained anaphylaxis should be tested for…
Dicamba has been a popular herbicide in Iowa corn production for nearly 40 years. Farmers have learned how to manage dicamba in corn while minimizing risks associated with off-target injury. Postemergence use in dicamba-resistant soybean presents a much greater challenge.
Editor's note: USDA issued this release the evening of Jan. 19.
Visitors to national parks will be prevented from using the full-service restrooms. Tourists won’t be able to get into the National Air and Space Museum after Sunday. The Internal Revenue Service will stop issuing refunds, but it will also stop…
The NAFTA talks that are set to begin in Montreal will start on Jan. 21, two days earlier than planned and last for nine days as teams from the U.S., Canada and Mexico push to deliver results for a cabinet…
Farmers across the Midwest are keeping a close eye on herbicide-resistant weeds, insect pressures and long-term agronomics as they select corn and soybean traits for the 2018 growing season.
URBANA, Ill. — Hogs are profitable these days, but University of Illinois research is helping producers become even more efficient to improve their bottom line now and in the future.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — For farmers who employ seasonal labor, paperwork, housing and other preparations are now being made for the upcoming growing season.
AMES, Iowa — Livestock producers who purchase feeder cattle or weaned pigs plus the feed, and then sell finished animals at a specific point in time, take on a significant amount of both input and output price risk.
The February-April weather outlook leans toward cooler than normal in much of the Corn Belt and wetter than normal in the eastern Corn Belt and northern Plains.