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Storms, heat & humidity in the days ahead

The nation’s midsection will remain the focus for stormy weather through the weekend, with a potential for strong storms and localized flooding over the central and southern Plains. Three-day rainfall totals of 2 inches or more are possible from Nebras...


Fundamentals pressure lean hog futures

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures ended the day mixed in tight trading ranges ahead of Friday’s Cold Storage and Cattle on Feed report.  The slow cash cattle trade didn’t help futures contracts find any direction.  Both the Cold Storag...


Farmer says diversification is key on his farm

A central Indiana farmer is raising waxy corn to increase profitability on his farm. Danny Gill says it is also a way to mitigate risk when commodity prices are low. “Waxy (corn) has it’s positives as far as the seed being cheaper, and it&#...



Farmer says diversification is key on his farm

A central Indiana farmer is raising waxy corn to increase profitability on his farm. Danny Gill says it is also a way to mitigate risk when commodity prices are low. “Waxy (corn) has it’s positives as far as the seed being cheaper, and it&#...


Food safety tips for pre-cut melons

A recent recall of pre-cut melon products has some people wondering if pre-packaged produce is safe to eat. Pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fruit medley products in 22 states have been linked to a salmonella outbreak. Amanda Deering...


Food safety tips for pre-cut melons

A recent recall of pre-cut melon products has some people wondering if pre-packaged produce is safe to eat. Pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fruit medley products in 22 states have been linked to a salmonella outbreak. Amanda Deering...



NCGA names interim CEO

The National Corn Growers Association has named Jon Doggett as its interim CEO. Doggett, who was raised on his family’s ranch in Montana, has served as executive vice president for the past four years. Before joining the NCGA, he worked for the America...


NCGA names interim CEO

The National Corn Growers Association has named Jon Doggett as its interim CEO. Doggett, who was raised on his family’s ranch in Montana, has served as executive vice president for the past four years. Before joining the NCGA, he worked for the America...


Food industry wants harmonized labeling amongst states

A spokesperson with the North American Millers’ Association says California’s Proposition 65 is creating labeling challenges for the food industry much like GMOs. VP of government and technical affairs Dave Nellor tells Brownfield the California law w...



Food industry wants harmonized labeling amongst states

A spokesperson with the North American Millers’ Association says California’s Proposition 65 is creating labeling challenges for the food industry much like GMOs. VP of government and technical affairs Dave Nellor tells Brownfield the California law w...