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UPDATE: Fire crews remain on the scene of a northwest, Iowa grain facility

The cause as to why 2.5 million bushels of corn started smoldering inside the Farmers Coop Society's flat storage unit in Sioux Center, Iowa is still unknown. More>>

Sioux-Preme Packing Company ordered to pay for violations

A packing company in northwest Iowa has been ordered to pay $54,000 for environmental violations tied to wastewater discharge. More>>

USDA launches new dairy insurance program

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says dairy farmers can begin signing up Sept. 2 for a new program that replaces old subsidies. The program is a kind of insurance that pays farmers when the difference between milk prices and feed prices shrink to a certain level. It replaces a program that paid farmers when milk prices sank too low.Dairy farmers have struggled in recent years even with good milk prices. Feed costs have risen because of demand for corn from the ethanol industry and recen... More>>

Fargo is site for national ag research center

The National Corn Growers Association has selected Fargo as the site for a national research center. The National Corn Growers Association has selected Fargo as the site for a national research center.

The National Corn Growers Association has selected Fargo as the site for a national research center. More>>

Agriculture equipment sales decline in 2014

Agricultural equipment manufacturers and farmers say machinery sales have fallen recently because of lower commodity prices and changes to a federal tax break. More>>

Thune addresses grain shipment delays at SD forum

Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune says he is doing everything he can to ensure that locomotives and railcars are available to move the abundant harvest that South Dakota farmers are expecting. More>>

Ag economy remains strong due to exports according to Tom Vilsack

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says he's confident the agricultural economy will remain strong despite an expected drop in farm income next year as corn prices lag and a pig virus reduces herds. More>>

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