Minnesota poultry producers have an extension to file and pay Minnesota taxes if they have been affected by the H5N2 avian outbreak.
It appears that dairy producers electing the $7.50-$8.00 margin protection level will see a payment for the March/April segment. I also review some of the interesting facts from the program provided by the FSA.
An increase in milk production combined with sharply lower exports and declining sales of fresh milk have combined to depress milk prices paid to farmers from a 2014 high of about $28 per hundred pounds — about 9 gallons — to below $18 this spring.
People who live near a proposed ethanol plan in the Caldwell area are fighting the plant they say will lower property values, spoil their views and bring unwanted traffic, noise and odor to the neighborhood.
A group of 10 eastern Idaho potato growers and a shipper have filed a lawsuit seeking to end a quarantine and field testing imposed by state and federal authorities after the discovery of a microscopic pest that led some countries to ban Idaho spuds.
USDA's April cattle on feed report said the number of steers on feed was up 5.4% at the start of April while the number of heifers in large feedlots was down 10.1%.