Farmers face looming price hikes and fertilizer tariffs

· June 24, 2022

Farmers are now facing fertilizer price hikes and shortages after a ruling by the U.S. Department of Commerce, threatening their ability to farm. This week, the Department issued a determination after a period of investigation suggesting that urea ammonium nitrate fertilizer that was exported to the United States was sold under value. While concerning, tariffs […]

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Farmers are doing their part during Pollinator Week

· June 24, 2022

Pollinator Week runs June 20 to 26, celebrating the contributions pollinators make to our food and ecosystems. Pollinators are more than just bees, and altogether, they contribute between $235 billion and $577 billion annually to global food production.  Farmers have long known that agriculture and nature are intensely interconnected — in fact, more than one-third […]

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GROWMARK Foundation announces 2022 scholarship winners

· June 23, 2022

Out of over 300 applying students, 15 recipients of GROWMARK Foundation scholarships winners have been chosen across North America.  Agricultural education is integral to the future success of the industry. Companies like GROWMARK offer opportunities for students to offset the cost of tuition with scholarship programs. For the sixth year in a row, GROWMARK awarded […]

One in a million cow sells for $1.9 million

· June 23, 2022

Did that Holstein cow really sell for nearly two million dollars? And why? Yes, she did – S-S-I Doc Have Not 8784-ET also known as “Doc” sold on June 11 at the Summer Selections II Sale in Wisconsin. The four-year-old Holstein cow, is not only good-looking but combines some of the best genomics in the […]

Cargill invests in positive youth development with Canadian 4-H

· June 23, 2022

Cargill is promoting positive youth development with a renewed partnership with Canadian 4-H, investing over $450,000 into the program by 2024. The funding will focus on supporting programs across the board — from grassroots to provincial and national 4-H events and programs. Another $90,000 will directly support provincial 4-H organizations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and […]


Meat Institute files SCOTUS brief to reject California’s Prop 12

· June 22, 2022

Recently, the North American Meat Institute filed an Amicus Brief with the U.S. Supreme Court calling for the reversal of what it deems to be unconstitutional judgements to uphold California’s Prop 12.  Since the measure’s passage, most agricultural producers have opposed California’s proposed Prop 12. The proposition creates minimal space requirements for veal calves, breeding […]

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