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South Dakota Wheat Outlook

Rusty Halvorson talks with Reid Chistopherson Executive Director of the South Dakota Wheat Commission.    

U.S.-China Dispute Harming Canadian Soybean Growers

Soybean farmers in Canada are feeling the impact of the U.S.-China trade war as soybean prices decline. CNBC reports that while Canadian soybean farmers could see an increased market share from importing nations, experts...

USDA Increases Corn, Soybean Production Forecast

The Department of Agriculture Thursday upped its predictions for larger corn and soybean crops this year. The USDA World Agriculture Supply and Demand Report predicts corn production at 14.2 billion bushels and soybeans increasing...

ND Soybean Council “See For Yourself Tour” Heads to Portland, OR

Soybean growers are on their way to Portland, Oregon to partake in the See For Yourself Tour sponsored by the North Dakota Soybean Council. On the 4 day tour, participants will learn more about...

Japan TPP Ratification Brings Concerns for U.S. Wheat

U.S. wheat farmers are concerned with the recent move by Japan to ratify the updated Trans-Pacific Partnership last week. U.S. Wheat Associates says implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership without the United...

The Trump Administration Can Prevent the Threat of Wheat Export Losses Under CPTPP

Implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) without the United States is a time bomb set to demolish more than 60 years of hard work by multiple generations of U.S. farm families...

Corn Exports Hit Record High in April

U.S. corn exports reached an all-time high of 7.7 million tons in the month of April. Through May, year-to-date corn shipments were estimated at 29 million metric tons. USDA projections for exports in the...

Senate Approves Pesticide Registration Improvement Act

Senate Ag Committee Chair Pat Roberts and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow announced that the Senate has unanimously approved the reauthorization of the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act. “The U.S. Senate just passed a bipartisan farm...

Soybeans Overtake Corn in USDA Acreage Report

Soybean planted acreage topped corn for the first time since 1983 as the USDA released its Planted Acreage Report on Friday. Soybean acreage is 89.6 million acres. That’s actually one percent lower than last...

“Give U.S. Wheat Farmers the Freedom to Compete”

The familiar African proverb says that when elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. Unfortunately for America’s farmers, that grass is the wheat growing in their fields as the big guys in Washington,...

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