Farm News

MN Cattle Numbers Down

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Minnesota for feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 125,000 head on July 1, 2019, according to the latest USDA, National

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USDA Announces Trade Promotion Funding

The Department of Agriculture late Friday announced $100 million in trade promotion funding. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the funds were awarded to 48 organizations through the

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China Purchases U.S. Sorghum

China recently made its biggest purchase of U.S. sorghum since April. While the purchase perhaps is not the large buys President Trump touted following a meeting with China, buyers purchased 51,000

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EPA Not Banning Chlorpyrifos

The Environment Protection Agency last week announced it would not ban chlorpyrifos, although court battles likely are ahead to fight the action. EPA denied objections to the agency’s 2017

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