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Keith Urban Rocked the AT&T Block Party

This spring, Keith Urban rocked the AT&T Block Party at the March Madness Music Festival in Phoenix, Arizona. Friday night, you can check out his performance...

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  • Two more USDA nominees announced
    Posted by Ken Anderson on July 20, 2017 at 1:15 am

    The Trump Administration has announced two more nominees for top positions in the USDA. Indiana ag director Ted McKinney has been tapped to fill the newly-created position of undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs. Sam Clovis, a former economics professor at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa and now a senior advisor to U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue, is the nominee for undersecretary for research, education and economics. Perdue issued the following statements on McKinney and Clovis. Continue reading Two more USDA nominees announced at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Iowa crops could use some rain
    Posted by Ken Anderson on July 19, 2017 at 11:50 pm

    Two northern Iowa farmers say their crops look good, but could use some rain. Dean Coleman farms near Humboldt in north-central Iowa. He says they’ve only had four inches of rain since the end of May and the crops are showing signs of stress. “You can start to see from last Monday to this Monday, the light spots are starting to deteriorate a bit,” Coleman says. “The corn to starting to shrink a little bit and the beans are rolling up just a little bit.” But Coleman says the pollination of corn appears to be going well. Continue reading Iowa crops could use some rain at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Marketing advisor: Time is running out for a big rally
    Posted by Ken Anderson on July 19, 2017 at 10:40 pm

    An ag marketing advisor says another rally in corn and soybeans this summer is possible.  But Paul Mussman, president of AgWest Commodities, says time is running out for a significant up move. “The major reports are done—the plantings, the intentions—all that’s past us,” Mussman says. “We’re into weather now. As we finish out this crop, weather is going to be number one—and the number two is going to be the funds. Are they going to open up their checkbook and continue to try to build a long position in here to help hype and bring some volatility into higher prices with these markets?” Mussman says the large carryovers in corn and soybeans will continue to weigh on prices well into 2018. Continue reading Marketing advisor: Time is running out for a big rally at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • DMI says milk fat demand rising thanks to checkoff research
    Posted by Larry Lee on July 19, 2017 at 9:59 pm

    A dairy industry group says increased demand for milk fat is boosting milk prices.  Dairy Management Inc. CEO Tom Gallagher says farmer-funded nutrition research over the past two decades through the dairy checkoff program has shown the benefits of milk fat, and now the government and consumers are changing their views about dairy products. Peter Vitaliano with the National Milk Producers Federation says whole milk sales are now trending upward.  “Fluid milk had been on a long decline, but in terms of fluid whole milk, that decline was very sharply reversed around 2013 and we’re seeing increased sales month to month of 5% year-on-year.” He says other fluid milks are using more milk fat as well, and along with butter, it’s keeping demand strong.   Continue reading DMI says milk fat demand rising thanks to checkoff research at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

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