This week on AgweekTV, we'll take a look at the skyrocketing farmland prices in the Midwest, with northwest Iowa leading the way. Waubun, Minnesota, will soon be home to a meat processing plant thanks to the persistence of a local beef producer. In Sioux County, Iowa, thisis Mikkel Pates for AG Week. For moreon this story, you can check outthe next AG Week magazineor go to AG week dot com. The AG Week LivestockTour is sponsored by FarmersMutual of Nebraska 701xAutonomous Rancherand Stockmen’sLivestock Exchange.
Also in 1997, I began writing this “Prairie Fare” column. I plan to give away at least 25 copies based on a random drawing by Nov. 25. If the link does not work for you, please email me at [email protected] with “Calendar Drawing” as the subject. This is a food and nutrition column, after all, so here are four tips for planning a healthy celebration. “Charcuterie” boards were not well-known 25 years ago, but people enjoy the artful arrangements of cheese, meat, nuts, fruits, vegetables, breads and crackers.3 months ago Agweek
But now that soybeans are on the back half of harvest, harvest pressure and hedge selling should start to fade. Corn harvest is starting to increase, which will likely result in a bit of harvest pressure and hedge selling for corn. Early week pressure on the grains was also due to a change in the weather forecast. As has been the case the past week, wheat was able to start the week higher while corn and soybeans slipped lower. Soybean’s harvest pressure should be coming to an end as 80% of the crop is now in the bin versus 63% last week and 67% average.3 months ago Agweek
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A North Dakota farmer who had been detained in Ukraine on allegations that he plotted to kill a Ukrainian agriculture official is back in North Dakota. Kurt Grozhans returned safely, according to a statement from North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer. “We can confirm Kurt is safely in North Dakota with his family and friends. “We are pleased that Kurt has returned safely to North Dakota, and we join his family and friends in welcoming home,” Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota said in a statement. Groszhans grew up on farm in the Ashley area of south-central North Dakota, the youngest of three, according to his sisters.3 months ago Agweek