Brantley Gilbert is headed across the pond for a run of shows through Europe starting next month. It's a long way from his native Georgia, and Brantley admits he didn't do much traveling before he launched his country career.
Indiana Soybean Alliance is accepting applications for directors of the national soybean checkoff organization, the United Soybean Board. While the US Secretary of Agriculture appoints directors to the USB board, ISA selects and submits candidate names to the US Department of Agriculture for the Secretary’s consideration. Dave Lowe, ISA president says the USB Board is... Read more »
Farmland values in Iowa have dropped 15 to 20 percent from their highs in 2013. But Kyle Hansen, land broker with Hertz Real Estate Services, says prices have stabilized since the completion of the 2014 harvest. “We’ve actually seen a fairly steady market over the last 60 days,” Hansen says. “We hope that continues, and... Read more »
Prices were a little higher in the dairy markets on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Monday. Cash cheese barrels and nonfat dry milk each gained a half-cent and butter was a quarter-cent higher. All 2015 Class III contracts were higher with February up 26 cents, March increased 22 cents and April up 21 cents. Cooperatives... Read more »
After struggling for a few years, things have improved significantly for Accelerated Genetics. Chief Executive Officer Joel Groskreutz says the cooperative enjoyed growth of nearly 14 percent for the Fiscal Year which ended on September 30th. He credits good milk prices, strong beef prices and “getting the right people on board.” “Creating that vision so... Read more »