Initial Report Shows Ethanol Production Down 13% From Flooding

Reuters reports: Massive flooding in the U.S. Midwest has knocked out roughly 13 percent of the nation's ethanol production capacity, as plants in Nebraska, Iowa...

Minneapolis Fed: Farm Bankruptcies Picking Up Steam

To read the entire report click here. The Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis said an upward trend in Chapter 12 bankruptcies in the region "appears...

U Of Minnesota Reports Farm Income Hits Lowest Level In 23 Years

Source: Univ of Minnesota news release After adjusting for inflation, Minnesota farms earned the lowest median farm income in the past 23 years of data...

Iowa’s Wisecups Honored As Pheasants Forever’s John Deere Precision Farmers Of The Year

The father/son duo of Lee and Arthur Wisecup of Missouri Valley, Iowa, are the recipients of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever's Precision Farmer of...

App Launched To Identify Microscopic Pests In Crops

A NEW, SA-developed diagnostic tool could help manage pest outbreaks in the horticulture industry, among its uses. Created by GoMicro, the combination of the microscope...

Illinois Farmland Values, Lease Rates Holding Steady

Source: joint news release Farmland values and rents in Illinois are holding steady across most of the state according to the 2019 Farmland Values and...

Farmers National Co: Land Values: Another Tick Down?

Source: Farmers National news release The decline in land values since 2013 has been gradual and reasonable given the lower commodity prices and farm incomes....

USDA Announces Rural Community Facility Investment

Source: USDA news release Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing...

Mechanics Bank To Acquire Rabobank’s Retail Operations In California

Source: Mechanics Bank news release WALNUT CREEK, Calif. & ROSEVILLE, Calif.--Mechanics Bank (OTCBB: MCHB) and Rabobank, N.A., a subsidiary of Rabobank Group, today announced that...

USDA: Farm Sector Profits Forecast To Increase In 2019

Inflation-adjusted U.S. net cash farm income in 2019 is forecast to increase $2.7 billion (2.9 percent) to $95.7 billion, while U.S. net farm income...
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