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Iowa Agribusiness Network

Anuvia Plant Nutrients’ sustainable products offer high yields, healthier soils

A startup company, dedicated to sustainable products for large scale agriculture production, is excited to deliver enhanced results in the upcoming crop season. Anuvia Plant Nutrients plans to scale up it’s production efforts. Brett Bell, executive vice president, account management and sales, speaks to the expansion. “We’re moving from a small, pilot plant into a […]
Author: Anna Hastert
Posted: 11-27-2020

Soybean exports hit marketing year low in latest report

Corn exports had a solid week on the latest US Export Sales Report on Friday, while it was a different story for soybeans. According to Greg McBride, commodities broker with Allendale, soybean exports hit a marketing year low as sales were down 42 percent from last week and 47 percent from the prior four-week average. […]
Author: Brent Barnett
Posted: 11-27-2020

Biofuels a top priority for NCGA heading into 2021

The National Corn Growers Association is focusing on several issues heading into 2021 with ethanol and biofuels among those at the top of the list. NCGA President John Linder tells the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network it’s been a challenging year for the biofuels industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether it’s backing the market access […]
Author: Brent Barnett
Posted: 11-27-2020

CRP general signup to be starting January 4th

Time flies when you are locked in your basement for almost nine months. We have now officially entered the Christmas season of 2020. This is something people were talking about doing in September, as they wanted this year to get over with as soon as possible. Now that the calendar has caught up with our […]
Author: Dustin Hoffmann
Posted: 11-27-2020

FFA members are giving back to their communities this fall

FFA members across the country are working together to make sure their communities have the food they need during the holiday season. It is a part of the National Days of Service program through the National FFA Organization. Traditionally, members who attend the National FFA Convention and Expo participate in the National Days of Service, […]
Author: Staff Editor
Posted: 11-27-2020

Benefits of BinCheck & Compass from AGI SureTrack

There’s no doubt technology continues to advance at a rapid pace in the agriculture industry. AGI SureTrack is one of the leading companies on the tech front. John Lawrence, territory sales manager for AGI SureTrack, recently spoke with the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network as part of NAFB’s Trade Talk program to highlight some of the […]
Author: Brent Barnett
Posted: 11-26-2020

FarmLink helps connect farmers to food banks

A non-profit organization, run by college students, is hoping to reduce food waste by connecting food distributors with food insecure Americans. The FarmLink Project strives to “connect surplus from farms to food banks all around the country.” Aidan Reilly, co-founder of The FarmLink Project, shares, “Food waste and food insecurity were exacerbated by the pandemic, […]
Author: Anna Hastert
Posted: 11-26-2020

New NCGA President, Linder, to “leave no stone unturned”

The new president of the National Corn Growers Association is dedicated to working hard for corn farmers. Ohio farmer John Linder began his term as NCGA president last month succeeding Minden farmer Kevin Ross, who is now NCGA Chairman. In an interview as part of NAFB’s Trade Talk program, Linder told the Iowa Agribusiness Radio […]
Author: Brent Barnett
Posted: 11-26-2020

The Thanksgiving dollars don’t stretch as far as they used to

Happy Thanksgiving! As we sit down to eat this annual feast, things will look a little different in many homes across the country. We have faced down some tremendous health challenges to the entire globe, and many of us are not getting together or getting together virtually. However, it looks for you and your family, […]
Author: Dustin Hoffmann
Posted: 11-26-2020

Unions endorse Fudge for Agriculture Secretary

Three unions announced they are endorsing Representative Marcia Fudge (D-OH 11th) for Agriculture Secretary. The unions are the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, the American Federation of Teachers, and the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. In a letter to president-elect Joe Biden, the three unions say Fudge has been an advocate […]
Author: Dustin Hoffmann
Posted: 11-26-2020