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USDA Releases 2020 Pesticide Data Program Annual Summary

The Department of Agriculture this week published the 2020 Pesticide Data Program Annual Summary. The summary shows…

Tubergen Dairy Farm Named 2022 Dairy Farmer of the Year

From left, Amber Alexander, Kurt, Doris, Dennis and Todd Tubergen own and operate Tubergen Dairy Farm in…

Trade War Retaliation Cost Agriculture $27 Billion in Exports

Tariffs imposed on American agricultural exports in retaliation for Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports…

Sec. Vilsack Highlights USDA’s Market Developments in 2021

It’s been one year since the Biden-Harris Administration took office. As a result of this anniversary, U.S…

‘Stars Align’ for Laingsburg Farmer’s Top Corn Yield Placement

Corn field on a sunny day. Photo: Ashley Davenport

USDA: Small Family Farms Producer Majority of Poultry and Eggs, and Hay

In 2020, most of the values of cotton (62 percent), dairy (73 percent), and specialty crops (57…

MMPA’s Bullish Demand Outlook, Washington Priorities in 2022

The dairy industry is coming off a phenomenal year. In 2021, producers say prices hit eight-year highs…

Dairy Consumption Keeps Going and Growing Despite COVID Hiccups

Another year, another flavor of COVID-related disruptions, this time the Omicron variant that’s spreading rapidly and disrupting…

Star of the West Milling Co. Acquiring Brown Milling, Inc.

Star of the West Milling Co. Tuesday announced it is acquiring Brown Milling Inc., a grain handler…


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