Corn and Soybeans Higher For the Second Week In a Row
Corn and soybeans close higher for the second week in a row as support came from talk of better trade relations with China.
Another National Leader From Minnesota
Minnesota Soybean Farmer Bill Gordon from Nobles County was elected Vice President of the American Soybean Association.
MN Corn Growers Innovative Grant Program
Minnesota Corn growers can put their conservation ideas into action through the Minnesota Corn Growers Innovation Grant Program.
Organic Seed Meeting
Duane at Jonas Farm Seeds in Goodhue and Kussmaul Seeds will be hosting an Organic Seed meeting on Friday, December 14, 2018 in Goodhue.
Second Half of the Market Facilitation Program Payment?
In November Secretary of Agriculture Perdue said there will be an announcement in December that the second half of the Market Facilitation will be made but there has been no announcement yet.
Congress Reaches an Agreement on a Farm Bill?
The House and Senate Conferance Committee has reached an "agreement in principle" on a new farm bill but it is not a "done deal" yet.
Farm Service Agency Offices Closed Today
All county Farm Service Agency offices will be closed today however, the grain and livestock markets will trade normal hours.
Farm Business Tax Meetings
The Farm Business Management Program min Faribault will host two Tax Update meetings at the South Central College in FAribault on Tuesday December 11, 2018.
A Truce With China?
We may not have an end of the trade war with China but a 90 day truce is better than more tariffs!
Corn and Beans See nice Gains Last Week
Both corn and beans saw nice gains last week on very few deliveries on the December corn contract and anticipation of a trade deal with China.
Sure Looks and Feels Like Winter
The calander says winter is three weeks away but it sure looks and feels like winter now!
Crop Pest management Short Course
The annual Crop Pest Management Short Course is coming up December 11-13, 2018 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Youth Loans From the Farm Service Agency
Loans of up to $5000 for youth ages 10 to 20 years old are available from the Farm Service Agency.
Have You signed Up For the Market facilitation Program?
The deadline for signing up for the Market Facilitation Program is January 19, 2019.
Minnesota Corn Growers Call to Action
The Minnesota Corn Growers Association is asking Minnesota farmers to call their senators and representatives ans urge them to pass a farm bill.
Where Did Joe Come From In Sloppy Joes?
Have you ever wondered where the name Joe came from in Sloppy Joes?
Trade Deal With China at G20 Summit?
There is a lot of speculation that President Trump and the President of China will reach a trade deal at the G2o Summit this week. Apparently the staffs are meeting now and the Presidents will meet on Friday and Saturday. Some are convinced there is no way the United States and China can reach an ag…
No Hope For Higher Corn and Bean Prices?
Maybe the lows are in when everyone is bearish and convinced corn and beans can never rally again?
Beef Quality Assurance
All beef producers and dairyman must be certified in Beef Quality Assurance before processors will buy their cattle.
Katie and Ted Brenny Honored at farm Bureau Convention
Katie and Ted Brenny received the Excellance in Agriculture Award at the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation convention.