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  • Cautious Optimism on Beef Trade with China
    New regulations announced on Thursday mean that some American beef is welcome back in China.  The devil is going to be in the details when it comes to when and how this market will open. USDA officials who are working with China’s inspection authorities to approve certificates and protocols to export beef to the country. […]
  • Mexican Trade Delegation To Tour North Dakota Soybean Production
    The North Dakota Soybean Council will be hosting a Mexican Trade Team on Friday, September 23, 2016.  The guests will tour Alton Grain Terminal, Colfax Elevator, and area soybean farms.  North Dakota Soybean Council staff will be accompanying the group to answer questions from the guests and promote soybeans grown in the state. The purpose […]
  • Bayer and Monsanto Could Be the Biggest Deal This Year
    At this week’s Senate hearing on mergers within the seed and chemical industries, Senator Chuck Grassley said the “consolidation wave may have become a tsunami.” Executives from DuPont, Dow Chemical, Syngenta, Monsanto and Bayer were among witnesses at the hearing. At the ABIC 2016 conference at the FargoDome, we visited with David Hollinrake, Vice President […]
  • Congressional Testimony: “Innovation Lifts Our Society”
    Lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday pressed the executives from the world’s largest seed and chemical companies to justify the recent wave of merger and acquisition proposals in agriculture. Monsanto Company participated in the panel discussion as part of the hearing on “Consolidation and Competition in the U.S. Seed and Agrochemical Industry.” Robb Fraley, […]
  • “Glass Half Full” on Proposed Mergers and Acquisitions
    The Agricultural Bioscience International Conference (ABIC) continues through Wednesday afternoon at the FargoDome, in Fargo, North Dakota. ABIC 2016 features more than 50 speakers from industry and universities addressing subjects impacting agriculture, including public-private partnership for research, regulations and innovation. A speaker panel on Tuesday morning inlcuded Bill Buckner, the President and Chief Executive Officer […]
  • Growth Energy Lobbies For E15 Rule Change
    Members of Growth Energy are on Capitol Hill this week asking Congress to change the Reid Vapor Pressure rules for E15. As part of the 2016 Growth Energy Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C., Growth Energy members are meeting with lawmakers. Dennis Miller is a board member of Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy in Phillipsburg, Kansas. He explains […]
  • Now Is The Time To Review Grain Bin Safety
    The National Corn Growers Association and the National Grain and Feed Association are partnering together to promote grain bin safety during the 2016 harvest season. Jess McCluer is the Vice President of Safety and Regulatory Affairs at the National Grain and Feed Association and talks about why they’re working with NCGA on this subject… Harvest […]
  • Harvest16 Innovations: Big Iron 2016
    With regional growers starting to get into the soybean harvest, Crary Industries East Region Sales Manager Bill Stansbery says harvest demand is pulling accessories out the door quickly from the West Fargo-based company— like their air reel headers and wind systems. Harvest It. The crop needs to be hauled in a timely manner when Mother […]
  • Gearing up for Commodity Classic 2017
    Commodity Classic is open to all friends of corn, soybeans, wheat and sorghum—from growers to member associations to agribusiness to farm media. It’s a one-of-a-kind convention and trade show—farmer-focused and farmer-led. You’re guaranteed to walk away with ideas and energy that will have a profound and profitable impact on your farm. That’s why growers from […]
  • Senate Votes to Authorize WaterSense
    Congress is now one step closer to authorizing the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program. The Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 in a 94 – 3 vote Thursday. This measure includes language to authorize WaterSense as a voluntary program that encourages consumers to use water-efficient services and products, including efficient irrigation technologies. […]

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