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  • Peterson co-signs RFS waiver letter to Trump
    by Julie Harker on April 20, 2018 at 9:30 pm

    The ranking members of the House Ag and House Energy committees are asking President Trump to ensure no more RFS waivers are granted until transparency and accountability of the waiver program is improved. Congressmen Collin Peterson of Minnesota and Frank Pallone of New Jersey say in their letter to Trump they are deeply concerned that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is granting waivers to large oil refiners which is not the intent of the Renewable Fuels Standard program. Continue reading Peterson co-signs RFS waiver letter to Trump at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Weather forecasts weigh on corn
    by John Perkins on April 20, 2018 at 9:14 pm

      Soybeans were lower on commercial and technical selling, posting week to week losses. The stalemate over tariffs with China continues to limit export demand for U.S. beans, even as Brazil’s supply gets tighter and their prices move higher. Still, Brazil won’t be able to supply enough beans to meet China’s needs fully, so Beijing will probably eventually have to return to U.S. beans, at least to some degree. Paraguay could pick up some of the slack. Continue reading Weather forecasts weigh on corn at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • IPM works to protect crops and pollinators
    by Nicole Heslip on April 20, 2018 at 9:10 pm

      An entomologist says it’s a difficult balance to manage pests while leaving pollinators unharmed. Rick Foster with Purdue University Extension tells Brownfield there are some key best management practices specialty crop growers can use to protect their crops and pollinators.  “We want people to scout their fields and only treat when they exceed the economic threshold which is an average of one beetle per plant. We want them to use a pyrethroid insecticide.”  In cantaloupes, he says applying pyrethroids at the lowest rate can still provide pest control and be less harmful to pollinators than neonicotinoids. Continue reading IPM works to protect crops and pollinators at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Cattle futures supported by cash, wholesale business
    by John Perkins on April 20, 2018 at 9:05 pm

      Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were up with more light, but higher than a week ago, direct trade during the session and firm to higher midday boxed beef. April was $1.55 higher at $119.35 and June was up $.72 at $103.72. Feeder cattle were higher on cash and wholesale support, along with the weak corn. April was up $.07 at $137.30 and May was $.90 higher at $139.32. Continue reading Cattle futures supported by cash, wholesale business at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

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