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  • Demand persists for H-2A amid difficulties
    by Nicole Heslip on December 7, 2023 at 9:53 pm

    Demand for the H-2A guest worker program is not slowing down despite escalating costs.  Head Honchos founder Todd Miller has been helping farmers across the country navigate the H-2A guest worker program for nearly 25 years.  “Without this program, people are closing the doors,” he says.  “People cannot simply cannot afford to keep working.” Next year his business expects to recruit up to an additional 40,000 workers as demand increases. ...     

  • 2024 Minnesota Cattle Industry Convention
    by Cyndi Young on December 7, 2023 at 9:53 pm

    Mark Dorenkamp will cover the 2024 Minnesota Cattle Industry Convention in St. Cloud on January 6th, 2024. ...     

  • MMPA takes stake in GoodSport Nutrition
    by Nicole Heslip on December 7, 2023 at 9:44 pm

    The Michigan Milk Producers Association has announced it has made a strategic investment into the Chicago-based start-up GoodSport Nutrition. MMPA President and CEO Joe Diglio tells Brownfield the move secures the cooperative’s ability to find alternative uses for byproducts created from processing ultra-filtered milk at its southern Michigan plant. “The partnership should help really move this not only forward, but explore alternatives to partner with the product that’s being created, and to continue to expand the market presence for both of our organizations,” he says. ...     

  • Minnesota Farmers Union president bullish on sustainable aviation fuel
    by Mark Dorenkamp on December 7, 2023 at 9:21 pm

    The president of Minnesota Farmers Union sees a lot of potential in sustainable aviation fuels. Gary Wertish tells Brownfield demand could approach 40 billion gallons. “We met with some Delta (Airlines) officials and there’s really a lot of interest in that, and we’re looking forward to that. But it’s going to take a huge investment to get that off the ground, which has a lot of promise for farmers.” He says MFU would like farmers to have access as the sustainable aviation fuels industry grows. ...     

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