Zac Brown Bandhas teamed with Wells Fargo to promote the No Barriers Warrior Strong Pledge and Warriors to Summits program. The organization helps service members with disabilities overcome barriers to live a life of purpose.
The Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Association says the total value of machinery continues to increase with farm acreage. CEO Dwight Raab tells Brownfield each year the group surveys Illinois farmers to benchmark machinery costs and its value to farmers. “It gives those operating in production agriculture an idea of how maybe to benchmark where... Read more »
Cattle country remained relatively quiet on Friday afternoon with a few bids reported in Kansas at 124.00 live. In Nebraska and Iowa private sources reported bids of 195.00 dressed, and 124.00 live. The only cattle trade reported so far this week was in the North on Wednesday at 195.00 dressed. The expectation is some cattle... Read more »
The Michigan Farm Bureau president says his first year of service has been a family affair. Carl Bednarski was elected at the 2014 Michigan Farm Bureau Annual Meeting by member delegates as their 16th president. The Tuscola County crop farmer grows corn, dry beans, sugarbeets and white wheat with his wife and three sons in... Read more »
Dec. corn closed at $3.59 and 1/4, down 6 and 3/4 cents Jan. soybeans closed at $8.73, down 2 and 1/4 cents Dec. soybean meal closed at $282.40, down $2.40 Dec. soybean oil closed at 28.75, down 14 points Dec. wheat closed at $4.65 and 3/4, down 13 and 1/2 cents Dec. live cattle closed at $131.82, up 87 cents Dec. lean hogs closed at $58.72, down $.07... Read more »