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    Minnesota Department of Agriculture Introduces Grant to Emerging Farmers

    On April 17, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) announced the Emerging Farmer Technical Assistance Grant. According to a release from the […]

    April 19, 2023
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    Ethanol Demand Hopeful Despite Waning Interest in Liquid Fuels

    With the onset of electric and hybrid vehicles entering the U.S. automobile industry, gasoline demand – and, therefore, ethanol – could take […]

    April 17, 2023
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    April WASDE Slightly Bearish on Wheat, Neutral for Corn and Soybeans

    The latest USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report offered little change to U.S. corn and soybean numbers. Still, it […]

    April 12, 2023
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    2022 Sees Record-High Mailbox Milk Prices

    Since 2002, USDA has reported on mailbox prices – a dairy farm’s “take home” pay in their milk checks. Mailbox milk prices […]

    April 6, 2023
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    USDA Announces $1 Billion for Rural Renewable Energy Grants

    Up to $1 billion in grants are now available to help farmers and rural business owners install renewable energy systems or make […]

    April 4, 2023
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    Higher Corn, Wheat Acres Expected in 2023

    USDA’s Prospective Plantings report closed out March with increased projections for corn and wheat acres. Soybean acreage is projected to be on […]

    April 4, 2023
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    Margin Protection Crop Insurance for Corn and Soybean Farmers Expanded for 2024 Crop Year

    WASHINGTON, March 30, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is expanding its Margin Protection insurance plan, adding more than a […]

    March 31, 2023
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    USDA to Distribute $123 Million to Distressed Borrowers in Second Tranche of Debt Relief

    USDA has announced an additional $123 million in payments to be made in April under the Biden Administration’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). […]

    March 30, 2023
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    Vilsack Announces $50 Million for Healthier School Meals, Collaboration with Producers

    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a $50 million investment last week to help expand access to healthy school meal programs. Vilsack […]

    March 27, 2023
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    Corn, Soybean Oil Lead Export Leaps

    U.S. ag export sales continue to post high values. Both corn and soybean oils topped marketing year highs last week. USDA reports […]

    March 24, 2023