Wednesday, January 19, 2022 4:02PM CST
Precision Planting, a company known for developing smart products and technology to make planters better, on Tuesday revealed projects focused on improving the operation and data collection of sprayers during its annual winter conference at the company's Tremont headquarters.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 3:15PM CST
AltEn's president in December attempted to sell hundreds of sacks of biochar from treated seed even though tests showed elevated levels of neonicotinoid pesticides. The buyer, a Kansas farmer, backed out after learning about the contaminated biochar.
March corn is down 2 1/2 cents per bushel, March soybeans are up 2 3/4 cents, and March KC wheat is down 5 cents.
Both cattle and hog futures were higher Wednesday. Traders felt more confident buying cattle due to continued rising boxed beef prices and the anticipation for increasing slaughter. Packers again stepped up to the plate aggressively looking for hogs to meet strong demand.