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Farm Bureau Joins AgGateway Data Group

Posted May 14, 2014   The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has joined AgGateway, a nonprofit organization for data and...

Soybean Groups Join to Protect Ag Data

Posted May 7, 2014   Agricultural data analysis and use may the next big development in agricultural production, but it also...

Kraft Investigated by Regulators over Wheat Trading

Posted May 6, 2014   Kraft Foods Group Inc. said that U.S. regulators were investigating wheat futures trading by parts of...

WI Governor Signs Farm Machinery Bill

Posted May 2, 2014   Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker recently signed legislation updating laws that cover farm machinery and travel on...

Farm Lending Strong in First Quarter

Posted May 1, 2014   Farmers are borrowing in larger amounts during the first quarter of 2014 for inputs at spring...

Cow-Calf Ranchers See Increase in Profits

Posted April 30, 2014   Cow-calf ranchers are seeing an increase in profits and decreasing herd numbers, according to an article...

Dairy Farmers Report Rise in Sales

Posted March 24, 2014   Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) reported a successful, profitable year for its dairy farmers and expects...

Agriculture Companies Announce Effort to Standardize and Secure Farm Data

Posted March 13, 2014   On Tuesday, Purdue University researchers and a group of agriculture companies announced an open source project...

Low Crop Prices Worry Ag Lenders

Posted February 28, 2014   Amid the expectation of low crop prices, some banks are worried that farm cash flows will...

Farm Bureau Voices Data Privacy Concerns to Congress

Posted February 26, 2014   The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) recently voiced its concerns related to “big data,” ownership and...

USDA Predicts Price Declines for Corn, Wheat, and Soybeans

Posted February 25, 2014   An updated projection by USDA late last week predicts significant price declines for corn, wheat, and...

Projected Farm Income Could Change Cost of Farm Bill

Posted February 18, 2014   USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) recently released a report projecting a decline in net farm income...

Senators Ask for Help with Propane Shortage

Posted February 12, 2014   A group of U.S. Senators recently asked the Obama Administration for help in overcoming a propane...

Monsanto Supports Industry Standards for Farm Data

Posted February 4, 2014   Monsanto Co. recently stated its support for industry-wide standards for managing farm data, according to an...

USDA: Farm Bill Needed to Continue Record Trade

Posted December 23, 2013   Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says a new farm bill is needed to continue record U.S....

USDA to Revise Latest Dairy Report

Posted December 6, 2013   USDA’s latest report of dairy product commercial disappearance and its milk cost of production data have...

Drone Technology May Be Next Step in Precision Agriculture

Posted November 26, 2013   The use of drone technology in agriculture has recently become a topic of interest at universities...

USDA Projects Record Corn Crop and Milk Production

Posted November 12, 2013   USDA is projecting a record corn crop and record milk production for 2013 and 2014, according...

King Promotes Amendment in Farm Bill Debates

Posted November 5, 2013   Representative Steve King (R-IA), one of the conferees negotiating the farm bill is pushing for the...

Slow Growth of U.S. Agricultural Exports to the EU

Posted November 4, 2013   Over the last ten years, growth of U.S. agricultural exports to the European Union (EU) has...