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Marshall authors S.A.L.E. Act to protect livestock producers and sale barns

Congressman Roger Marshall has introduced the bipartisan Securing All Livestock Equitably (S.A.L.E.) Act, which will offer protections to sale barns and livestock producers from the recurring trend of defaults of livestock dealers

USDA decides not to move forward with proposed rules from GIPSA

The Trump administration has announced it will withdraw regulations related to the buying and selling of livestock, a move strongly commended by the National Pork Producers Council, which opposed the Obama-era rules.

Fall Harvest Progressing but still behind schedule

As of Sunday, according to USDA, nationally 28% of corn has been harvested, 49% soybeans and 40% sorghum. All as behind last year and the 5 year average. Winter wheat planting is 60% finished also delayed due to weather.

EPA Announces Dicamba Label Changes

The Environmental Protection Agency Friday announced new restrictions for dicamba-based herbicides, classifying dicamba as a restricted-use product. The EPA said that only certified pesticide applicators, or people under their supervision, will be allowed

BASF to Acquire Bayer's Crop Science Unit

BASF has signed an agreement to purchase Bayers Crop Science business for $7 billion. BASF is purchasing Bayer seeds for mainstay crops including cotton and soybean, plus the herbicide brand Liberty

Tractor Sales Fall in September

Overall sales of tractors were lower in September compared to last year. The Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly report on equipment sales found the sale of all tractors in the U.S. in September 2017, were down 10 percent compared to the s

Fall Harvest Delayed due to weather

The latest crop progress and condition report shows as of Sunday, corn harvest was 22% complete, soybeans 36% harvested and sorghum 35%. Winter Wheat planting 48% finished all of these behind average.

Trade Expert: U.S. is Setting Up NAFTA for Failure

Trade experts in Canada speculate President Donald Trump may be arranging the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations to allow the U.S. to walk away from the trade deal.

Growth Energy Announces More than 1,000 Fuel Stations Offering E15 in U.S.

Growth Energy announced that more than 1,000 fuel stations around the country are offering E15a fuel with 15 percent ethanolmore than doubling the number of stations from the same time last year.

Kansas Corn Collegiate Programs Offer Students Opportunities to Explore the Corn Industry

Kansas Corn has three programs to provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their college education. Kansas Corn' collegiate program is comprised of the Next Generation Scholarship, the Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy, an

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