Labor, Infrastructure and Supply Chains
Friday, October 22, 2021 2:22PM CDT
A coalition of agricultural organizations wrote the secretary of transportation highlighting their supply-chain concerns. The group stressed the need for labor, transportation and infrastructure policies, proposals on container ships, rail service and upgrading inland waterways. The letter comes as more ships continue to pile up outside of western ports.
Health Monitoring Planned in Mead, NE
Friday, October 22, 2021 7:49AM CDT
University researchers are trying to start long-term human health and environmental monitoring studies after an ethanol plant mishandled pesticide-treated seeds near Mead, Nebraska.
Cattle Contracts Library
Thursday, October 21, 2021 5:09PM CDT
A consensus among cattle groups that there is a need for greater price discovery in the industry is a major driver behind the Cattle Contract Library Act of 2021.
Brazil Soy Planting Outpaces Last Year
Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:58AM CDT
With thoughts of last season firmly in mind for Brazil producers, planting progress has advanced well ahead of schedule. Weather has cooperated with these efforts.