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INDIA, BRITAIN LAUNCH TALKS ON FREE TRADE DEAL —

India and Britain on Thursday launched talks on pursuing a free trade deal that is expected to boost bilateral trade by billions of dollars in one of the most ambitious … Read More

USDA TO INVEST UP TO $225 MILLION IN PARTNER-DRIVEN CONSERVATION —

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced up to $225 million in available funding for conservation partners through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). (Successful Farming)  

WORLD SOYBEAN ENDING STOCKS TIGHTEN ON EXPECTED SOUTH AMERICA REDUCTIONS —

The January 2022 USDA and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports held little fanfare for traders, a huge change from a year ago when corn went soaring to … Read More

ILLINOIS FARMER WARNS INCREASED COSTS MAKE ITS WAY DOWN THE FOOD CHAIN —

Illinois farmer Evan Hultine warned on Wednesday that increased costs make its way down the food chain, impacting consumers.(FOX Business)  

FARMWEEK FEATURE: RENEWABLE DIESEL POISED TO POWER GROWTH IN SOYBEAN DEMAND –

Soybean growers could see demand growth from the biofuels sector in the next decade, reminiscent of the ethanol boom that shifted into high gear in the early 2000s and pushed … Read More

US FARMER SENTIMENT STRENGTHENS ON STRONGER FINANCIAL POSITION –

The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rose for only the second time since May, up 9 points to a reading of 125 in December. (The Pig Site)

GROCERY STORES STILL HAVE EMPTY SHELVES AMID SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTIONS, OMICRON AND WINTER STORMS –

Shortages at grocery stores across the country have grown more acute in recent weeks as omicron continues to spread and winter storms have piled on to the supply chain struggles … Read More

INDIA TO ALLOW IN IMPORTS OF US PORK AND PRODUCTS, US OFFICIALS SAY –

India has agreed to allow imports of US pork and pork products into India, removing a longstanding barrier to US agricultural trade, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Agriculture Secretary … Read More

CHIPOTLE IS IGNORING BEYOND AND IMPOSSIBLE’S FAKE MEAT IN FAVOR OF CREATING ITS OWN, AND EXPERTS SAY IT’S A BRILLIANT MOVE –

Chipotle just announced its vegan chorizo would expand to menus across the US. The chain developed its own plant-based meat, instead of working with an outside company. (Business Insider)

WEEKLY AGRICULTURE: USDA SENDS MORE DOLLARS FOR SCHOOL MEALS –

USDA announced late last week that it will give schools roughly 25 cents more per school lunch this year. That might sound small, but it’s a big deal for school … Read More

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