Nominations open for Iowa’s Pulled Pork Madness bracket

Nominations open for Iowa’s Pulled Pork Madness bracket

March Madness is almost here for college basketball fans, and that means it’s time for Pulled Pork Madness for Iowans who love delicious pulled pork sandwiches. The Iowa Pork Producers Association is accepting nominations for the restaurant that serves up Iowa’s best...

NCBA confident in ability to handle anti-animal ag groups

NCBA confident in ability to handle anti-animal ag groups

The livestock industry constantly faces attacks form anti-animal agriculture groups. However, Colin Woodall, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association CEO said he is confident in NCBA’s strength of handling these organizations. Using the “one bite at a time” strategy,...

U.S. Export Sales Report (2-29-24)

U.S. Export Sales Report (2-29-24)

Export sales continued the recent trends this week, with corn trading decently as soybeans continue to limp through the year. Allendale commodity broker Greg McBride gave an update on the latest numbers. McBride said the export sales could use a lot of support from...

U.S. is at a record trade deficit in 2024

U.S. is at a record trade deficit in 2024

The USDA published its third trade outlook for fiscal year 2024. The trade outlook is unfortunately still showing the United States with a record trade deficit. Betty Resnick, an economist for the American Farm Bureau Federation, says 2024 will see lower agricultural...

Significant headwinds remain before U.S. beef herd expands

Significant headwinds remain before U.S. beef herd expands

The U.S. cattle herd is at record low-levels. In fact the herd size has not been this small in many decades. Yet despite that fact, there are still significant headwinds that remain before the U.S. beef herd expands once again says Kevin Good, vice president of...

Iowa farmland sells for a near-record amount

Iowa farmland sells for a near-record amount

Not one but two tracts of farmland in Sioux County, Iowa, sold for a near-record $29,600 per acre in a public auction this week. In November 2022, a sale of 73.19 acres in the same county sold for the current state record of $30,000 per acre. A spokesman for Zomer...

Iowa Agribusiness Network

Zalo herbicide available for farmers this spring

With how long the development process can take, it’s not every day that you see new herbicide products on the marketplace. However, this is one of those years at AMVAC, as they have announced the brand new Zalo herbicide. Mark Foster of AMVAC said that Zalo has been...

Nominations open for Iowa’s Pulled Pork Madness bracket

March Madness is almost here for college basketball fans, and that means it’s time for Pulled Pork Madness for Iowans who love delicious pulled pork sandwiches. The Iowa Pork Producers Association is accepting nominations for the restaurant that serves up Iowa’s best...

NCBA confident in ability to handle anti-animal ag groups

The livestock industry constantly faces attacks form anti-animal agriculture groups. However, Colin Woodall, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association CEO said he is confident in NCBA’s strength of handling these organizations. Using the “one bite at a time” strategy,...

U.S. Export Sales Report (2-29-24)

Export sales continued the recent trends this week, with corn trading decently as soybeans continue to limp through the year. Allendale commodity broker Greg McBride gave an update on the latest numbers. McBride said the export sales could use a lot of support from...