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Tall Fescue Challenges Can Be Managed

Across the Southeast, beef cattle are knee-deep in tall fescue now, generating concerns of fescue toxicosis. It's an age-old ailment that's known to produce rough hair coats, heat stress, suppressed appetite, poor growth and reduced calving rates. ... Read More

Trump's Canadian Dairy Problem

OMAHA (DTN) -- President Donald Trump's tirade on Twitter over the weekend aimed at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has elevated dairy trade between the two countries to the top political issue in Canada. Dairy was once considered a lower-run... Read More

Omaha Committee to Present $290M Riverfront Development Plan

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha planning committee is moving forward with a $290 million proposal to revitalize the city's downtown riverfront. The city's master plan includes a walking promenade stretching to the Missouri River, spacious lawns, an ... Read More

USDA Says 152,000 MT of Corn Sold to Mexico

Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 152,000 metric tons (mt) of corn for delivery to Mexico. Of the total 114,000 metric tons is for delivery during the 2017-18 marketing year and 38,000 metric tons is for... Read More

USDA Trims Ending Stocks for Corn and Soybeans

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- USDA trimmed both 2017-18 (old-crop) and 2018-19 (new-crop) corn and soybean ending stocks in its release of June Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) this month. New-crop soybean ending stoc... Read More

CDC Investigating Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Poultry

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating several multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks. As of June 1, 2018, 124 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salm... Read More

Kansas Wheat Harvest Update- Hot, Dry Weather Could Make for a Quick Harvest

Kansas wheat harvest really got rolling over the hot, dry weekend. Combines can be seen cutting across the state from south central Kansas through the central corridor. Reports of harvest span as far west as Meade County and as far north as Mitchell ... Read More

Livestock Groups Happy with FMD Funding in Farm Bill

The Senate farm bill released last week includes language establishing a vaccine bank to deal with an outbreak of Foot-and-Mouth Disease, a priority for livestock groups. The House version of the bill includes FMD language, as well. National Pork ... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - June 12, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news.   More agriculture video stories: ...... Read More

Newport Laboratories is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim

DULUTH, Ga. (June 12, 2018) — Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is excited to announce that Newport Laboratories, Inc. in Worthington, Minnesota, is officially part of Boehringer Ingelheim’s animal health business unit. Newport Laboratories enhances ... Read More

House Farm Bill Still Uncertain

Uncertainty remains regarding the House version of the farm bill, as the Senate will markup its version in committee this week. House Republicans are busy trying to craft an immigration agreement, which a group of legislators are demanding by blockin... Read More

(Video) Less Acres, Prolonged Drought Stalls Custom Harvesters

Many things have changed since Jim and Tracy Zeorian began custom harvesting more than three decades ago. From the number of wheat acres in the United States to the way farmers do business, the change now threatens their custom harvest business. ... Read More

Tweaks and Nudges Expected in June WASDE Report

USDA's June WASDE report will have an update of U.S. wheat production and perhaps some adjustments to U.S. demand tables, but domestic changes are typically small in this monthly report. USDA will release its latest Crop Production and World Agricul... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report

OMAHA (DTN) -- The percentage of the U.S. corn crop rated in good-to-excellent condition dropped slightly last week but was still the highest in over a decade, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service's weekly Crop Progress report release... Read More