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16:49PM Jun 05, 2020

Livestock Industry Sets Record Straight on the Spread of COVID-19

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

Leading academics from four continents joined U.S., Canadian and international organizations representing farmers to sign an open letter that set the record straight.

16:41PM Jun 05, 2020

Court’s Dicamba Ruling Leaves Industry in “Uncharted Territory”

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

“For soybean farmers who just planted or are finishing up planting of the dicamba-tolerant genetics, they were really caught off guard.” says Dave Spears, senior vice president and chief marketing

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16:18PM Jun 05, 2020

Despite COVID Setbacks, April Dairy Exports Surprisingly Positive

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

During the month of April dairy exports were surprisingly positive for the eighth straight month.

15:45PM Jun 05, 2020

Cash Fed Cattle Much Lower, Feeders Uneven

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Negotiated cash fed cattle drifted lower throughout the week with a range reported at $3 to $10 lower. Feeder cattle sold uneven though demand remains moderate to good.

15:34PM Jun 05, 2020

Sustainable Agronomy Conference Offers Virtual Education

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

Instead of an in-person event, this year’s conference will be completely virtual. Because of the new format, its organizers have expanded the agenda to three days and to be of

15:02PM Jun 05, 2020

Signal to Noise: The Story Behind Trump's Proposed Cattle Import Ban

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

This week on DC Signal to Noise, Pro Farmer Policy Analyst Jim Wiesemeyer has the story behind that awkward moment when President Trump out of nowhere proposed a ban on

14:56PM Jun 05, 2020

California melon marketer expands exports with AgroFresh

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Blythe, Calif.-based Fisher Ranch has expanded melon exports by extending the commodity’s storage window with the use of SmartFresh.