IARN — The livestock sector began the shortened trading week with favorable action.
According to Bill Moore, senior account executive with Price Futures Group in Chicago, live and feeder cattle futures saw strong gains on Tuesday. He was thankful that the bearish tone from last week didn’t carry over. Read more
IARN — The US Meat Export Federation is taking a look at the latest data from USDA on beef and pork exports for July. Read more
IARN — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), National Farmers Union (NFU), and American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today welcomed news reports that President Trump has directed the Environmental Protection Agency to reject dozens of so-called “gap year” small refinery exemption petitions intended to circumvent the Tenth Circuit Court’s decision in RFA et al. v. EPA. Read more
IARN — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach plant pathologist Alison Robertson began studying fungicide applications in corn nearly 13 years ago. Her studies, commonly known as the cardinal fungicide trials, continue to evolve. Read more
IARN — After the warm summer-like weather this past weekend, forecasts are calling for cooler temperatures the rest of this week with the possibility of some precipitation. Read more
IARN — The Brazilian government’s tariff rate quota that placed a 20 percent duty on American ethanol imports exceeding 198 million gallons ended on August 31. Government officials there have yet to announce plans for the future of the U.S.-Brazil trade relationship. If the government doesn’t take further actions, all U.S. ethanol coming into Brazil faces a 20 percent tariff. Read more