National Farmers Receives Beginning Conventional Farmer Grant

National Farmers Receives Beginning Conventional Farmer Grant

National Farmers Receives Beginning Conventional Farmer Grant  National Farmers received a $600,000 grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The three-year project will provide training, education, outreach and technical assistance to...
Dairy Discussion Featured in Bloomington

Dairy Discussion Featured in Bloomington

Dairy Discussion Featured in Bloomington  By Brad Rach This year’s Dairy Division presentation at national convention in February will be especially important. Many of our members have their financial backs to the wall. Milk markets have been awful. Government support...
Trade Agreements, Price Reporting News

Trade Agreements, Price Reporting News

Trade Agreements, Price Reporting News  By Pat Lampert There’s a lot happening in the news that has the ability to positively impact markets for cattle producers. The Phase I trade deal with China calls for the removal of tariffs on Chinese goods in stages, and they...
Let’s Price Your Crops Now For Specific Delivery Windows

Let’s Price Your Crops Now For Specific Delivery Windows

Let’s Price Your Crops Now For Specific Delivery Windows  By Matt Brandyberry Grain Marketing Plus uses a multiple sales marketing framework, where forward contracts and hedge-to-arrive contracts for new crops are combined with cash sales and old-crop basis...
Montana’s Shultz Says He’ll Run for National Vice President

Montana’s Shultz Says He’ll Run for National Vice President

Montana’s Shultz Says He’ll Run for National Vice President   I am Bruce Shultz, national director from Montana for the past three years, and on the Executive Board for the last two. I am announcing my candidacy for NFO vice president. My wife, Wendy, and I moved to...