Fall Grazing Differs by Plains Location
Friday, October 15, 2021 11:38AM CDT
The outlook for fall grazing in the Great Plains varies by location. Recent rains in both the Northern Plains and Southern Plains may allow for pasture, rangeland or wheat grazing while producers in the Central Plains can utilize crop residues for another forage source.
Farmer to Plead Guilty to Insurance Fraud
Friday, October 15, 2021 10:47AM CDT
A Lake Park, Minnesota, farmer is expected to plead guilty to one count of crop insurance fraud.
Ag Keeps Looking to CPTPP
Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:28PM CDT
Pork producers, dairy farmers, corn farmers and grape growers highlighted trade concerns Thursday in an online event led by Farmers for Free Trade. While agricultural exports are at record levels, ag groups want the Biden administration to reengage on the Pacific trade deal once called TPP but now dubbed CPTPP.
John Deere Workers Agree to Strike
Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:53AM CDT
United Auto Workers International issued a statement that John Deere members went on strike at midnight after talks with Deere & Co., at Moline, Illinois, had failed to reach an agreement. The strike comes after talks between the union and Deere broke down on a new contract.