December 19, 2014

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Soy Holiday Giving

The North Dakota Soybean Council is spreading good cheer for the holiday season.  Members were set to “play Santa”  at Essentia Health and Sanford Health in Fargo on Thursday – handing out SOYSILK Tofu Bears and Bunnies for babies & children in the hospital during Christmas. Made from 100% SOYSILK brand fiber, the Council says […]


West Coast Port Worries

Increasing congestion in West Coast ports, where longshoremen have been working without a contract for nearly six months, is a growing concern for the U.S. meat industry and export trade. About one-third of U.S. beef and pork exports travel to Mexico and Canada by ground transportation, the remainder relies almost entirely on ocean freight. U.S. […]


Corn Harvest Report Indicates Good Quality/Record Crop

According to the U.S. Grains Council’s 2014/2015 Corn Harvest Quality Report, the overall quality of the United States’ 2014 corn crop was good, with 88 percent of samples rating at grade No. 2 or better. Total U.S. corn production for 2014 is estimated at 14.4 billion bushels , an all-time record, according to the Department of […]


Governor Daugaard Announces Rail Investments

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard announced Tuesday that a total of $56 million in public and private funds will be invested in four rail projects across the state. Because of these investments, a new $40 million grain handling facility in Britton and a $40 million grain shuttle loading facility in Kennebec will be opened. SD […]


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