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Signing of USMCA Fails Canada Dairy Industry

Canada’s signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement marks another instance of Prime Minister Trudeau failing the Canadian dairy sector, according to Dairy Farmers of Canada. The group says Canada has gone “beyond the original...

USDA Predicts 12 Percent Drop in Farm Income

Net farm income, a broad measure of profits, is forecast to decrease $9.1 billion, or 12.1 percent from 2017 to $66.3 billion in 2018, after increasing $13.8 billion in 2017. The Department of Agriculture’s...

Announced China Ag Purchases Lack Details

Agriculture eagerly awaits any details regarding increased purchases of U.S. ag products by China. President Trump over the weekend said following a discussion with China that the nation “will be buying massive amounts of...

NFU Unhappy with GIPSA Agency Elimination

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it will eliminate the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration as a standalone agency. USDA will consolidate the GIPSA functions into the Agricultural Marketing Service. National Farmers Union...

AGCO Announces Finalists for 13th Annual Operator of the Year

AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, announces the four finalists for AGCO Application Equipment's 13th Annual Operator of the Year. The award recognizes the value of...

Environmental Groups Petition EPA over RFS Land-Use Regulations

A coalition of environmental groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency about changing how the agency accounts for land-use changes under the Renewable Fuels Standard. The petition asks the EPA to amend its regulations regarding...

Trump to Speak at National FFA Convention

Farm news brought to you by Cargill. The president will attend the National FFA Convention Saturday to address FFA members. President Trump will speak during the ninth general session at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis....

U.S. Suspends Pork Imports from Poland

The U.S. suspended pork imports from Poland last week after an outbreak of African Swine Fever in that country. Porkbusiness.com says the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service also has concerns over Polish...

Online Grocery Sales to Quadruple

Over the next five years, online grocery sales are expected to more than quadruple between now and 2023. More web-based options will become available and more consumers are expected to give it a try....

Casey’s Announces Partnership with Prime the Pump

The Casey’s General Store chain announced a new partnership with Prime the Pump, a Growth Energy partner and nonprofit organization dedicated to helping give more consumers E15 at their local pumps. Casey’s says it...

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