A new niche is developing in the cattle industry.
Northwest Iowa — Ethanol industry leaders say there will be price, storage and political ramifications if President Trump fails to act within the next two weeks, and force oil refineries to blend more ethanol into gasoline. Read more
The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry held a hearing Wednesday on the “Perspectives of the Livestock and Poultry Sectors.”
The weather in 2019 has thrown many producers across the country for a loop. If they haven’t had their growing season affected by floods, drought, or storms, they have had to deal with the uncertainty of a lower marketplace. Trying to predict what you will need to do for 2019 may be the toughest choice you make this year. Many people are going to be watching for signs of a strengthening market.
Corn earworm is common in Iowa corn.
China has recently been buying a lot of meat. Their recent purchases are pushing up the prices of beef, pork, and poultry around the globe. Meat buyers are increasing their activity after African Swine Fever hit the country hard and reduced the size of the world’s largest pig herd by more than a third. Domestic pork prices have jumped in China and meat imports are rising in response and placing a strain on global meat supplies.