Brownfield Ag News

  • Monsanto announces layoffs
    Seed companies are making adjustments as the crop price outlook continues to look bleak. Monsanto says it’s laying off more than 25-hundred employees over the next year or two as it restructures to ma …
  • Iowa is ‘as ready as we can be’ for avian flu
    As ducks, geese and other wild birds begin their southern migration, Midwestern poultry farmers and agricultural officials are preparing for a possible return of avian influenza. Iowa ag secretary Bil …
  • Grains, oilseeds lower ahead of USDA numbers
      Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling. Soybeans were watching the good harvest progress and squaring up for Friday’s USDA reports. Most analysts expect a slightly lower production estima …
  • What to do in the event of a livestock trailer rollover
    Livestock trailer rollovers happen and when they do, safety experts say emergency response is required. Minnesota Pork Board education director Jill Resler has this advice for first responders. “If yo …



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