USDA Releases Planting Intentions Report (04-01-15) -- Farmers are expected to plant a record number of soybean acres this year, but fewer acres of corn as profit potential for the grain remains low due to slumping prices, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday in its first report of the new crop season.
Still Time to Make Plans to Attend the MGFA 108th Annual Convention and Industry Trade Show (01-19-15) -- We will be accepting convention advance registration through (tomorrow) Tuesday, January 20, for the 108th annual convention and industry trade show, being held at the Minneapolis Hilton Hotel on January 25-27, 2015 (Sunday-Tuesday).
Strong crops, weak prices (12-01-14) -- Bin-busting crops in corn and soybeans are causing furrowed brows rather than smiling faces for many Minnesota farmers this year.
Pigs too fat for holiday hams (11-20-14) -- CHICAGO – Eating ham has never been more expensive than this year, partly because U.S. pigs are too fat.
BNSF to spend $6B in 2015 to ease gridlock (11-20-14) -- NEW YORK – BNSF Railway Co., the railroad owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., plans to spend a record $6 billion next year to help speed trains and improve service crimped by surging grain and oil shipments.
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