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Dairy’s take on EAT-Lancet report

Greg Miller, president of the Dairy Research Institute, says he was frustrated by the EAT-Lancet report as a scientist. Continue reading Dairy’s take on EAT-Lancet report at Brownfield Ag News.       Click here to read full story »read more »

National officer joined FFA ‘chasing a girl’

A young man who is now a National FFA officer began his FFA career in search of romance. Shea Booster has reached the top of the FFA leadership ladder, selected to be the organization’s Western Region Vice President. That might have never happened had it not been for him being smitten. “I joined FFA actually…read more »

Kinze fears tariff “taxes” could be new normal

An ag equipment maker says tariffs have been passed on to them and fears those “taxes” will become the new normal. Richard Dix, with Kinze Manufacturing, says hard decisions are being made, “I know that our ownership makes difficult choices on how to protect the farmer and protect their business and it’s a trade-off and…read more »

China’s cancellation of pork drives prices lower

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures closed lower on the weaker cash trade and supply concerns.  Feeder cattle futures were lower on technical pressure and the day’s firm moves in corn.  April live cattle closed $2.72 lower at $124.05 and June live cattle closed $2.97 lower at $115.37.  May feeder cattle closed $2.97…read more »

Biodiesel advocates planning rally for tax extension credit

Biodiesel advocates will participate in a rally on Capitol Hill next Wednesday in support of biodiesel tax credit extension legislation. Paul Winters, director of public affairs and federal communications with the National Biodiesel Board, says a bipartisan bill was introduced at the beginning of the month to extend the tax incentive through 2019. He says…read more »