Saturday, September 25, 2021 5:00AM CDT
USDA's Regional Conservation Partnership Program provides grants to projects that bring together multiple groups in a particular area to focus on increased conservation practices. USDA on Friday announced 15 grant projects, including one in South Dakota to demonstrate carbon sequestration potential for corn production that goes to produce ethanol.
Friday, September 24, 2021 10:24AM CDT
More than three weeks after Hurricane Ida, AAA shows little impact on fuel prices. Grain exports are down sharply from a year ago while Louisiana experts report roughly $584 million in agricultural losses from the hurricane, largely in forestry.
December corn is down 3 1/4 cents per bushel, November soybeans are down 3 cents, and December KC wheat is down 3 1/2 cents.
Strong gains in the financial markets Thursday provided some support to the livestock complex. Most of the trading activity was the result of traders looking ahead to the reports to be released Friday.