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U.S. Sorghum Exports Shatter Single-Week Record

The USDA says American sorghum exports during the week ending on April ninth totaled a record-breaking 33.9 million bushels. That tops the previous record by more than 10 million bushels, a mark set in August […]


NPPC’s In-Person World Pork Expo Set for June

The World Pork Expo will be an in-person event scheduled for June in Iowa. The National Pork Producers Council says that all of the needed COVID-19 protocols will be followed, and they believe their members […]


Recap of the March 2021 Equipment Sales Report

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U.S. Drought Monitor: Tale of Two Regions

The U.S. Drought Monitor shows a tale of two regions—the East and the West. The Western U.S., in the latest Drought Monitor released Thursday, shows much of the region in drought categories, with several areas […]


Grilling Season Rally Progressing Higher than Normal

This year’s grilling season rally is higher than normal, fueled by vaccine availability, stimulus checks and the opening of ballparks. Cattle market analyst Ed Czerwien writes in Cattle Business Weekly the daily spot Choice box […]


NCBA Endorses House Companion of HAULS Act

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association just endorsed the Haulers of Agriculture and Livestock Safety, or HAULS Act of 2021. Introduced in the House of Representatives by Tennessee Republican John Rose and Democrat Darren Soto of […]


FCC App Helps Find Rural Broadband Coverage Gaps

The Federal Communications Commission is working on putting together an accurate picture of the broadband shortages in rural America. The agency needs some help with data collection, and they’re turning to the residents of rural […]

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Regional News

N.D. Cropland Rents and Values Increase Modestly

Despite the recent commodity price rallies and ad hoc government payments to farmers across North Dakota, farmland values and rents have been reluctant to change. Relative to 2020, farmland values across the state are up […]

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NDSU Extension Hosting Drought Webinars

The webinars will help ranchers develop a plan to deal with drought conditions. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows all of North Dakota is in a drought. All of North Dakota is in drought, with […]