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USDA Crop Progress Report

25 Oct 2021
This article was originally posted at 3:05 p.m. CDT on Monday, Oct. 25. It was last updated at 3:37 p.m. CDT on Monday, Oct. 25. ** OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers took advantage of drier conditions most of last week -- before wetter weather arrived this past weekend -- to push corn and soybean harvest ahead by double digits, USDA NASS said in its weekly na...

Minnesota Farmer Signs Plea Agreement

25 Oct 2021
LINCOLN, Neb. (DTN) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has agreed to not seek the maximum sentence against a northwest Minnesota farmer who pled guilty to one count of making false statements to the Federal Crop Insurance Corp., according to the plea agreement. Kevan Jon Nelson signed a plea agreement that will require him to pay restitution to the ...

Strikes Reflect New Labor Paradigm

25 Oct 2021
OMAHA (DTN) -- Workers and their unions in the agricultural supply chain are among the industries taking stands not seen in a generation as the country faces an unusually tight labor market and workers want more pay and benefits, especially when they were considered essential during the pandemic. A week before the 10,000 or so Deere and Co. workers...

Labor, Infrastructure and Supply Chains

22 Oct 2021
OMAHA (DTN) -- More than 50 agriculture groups wrote to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to highlight disruptive factors facing the U.S. agricultural and food supply chain, ranging from labor and infrastructure needs to calling on USDA not to idle farm ground. The Department of Transportation had requested information to prepare a report for...

Health Monitoring Planned in Mead, NE

22 Oct 2021
ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- A group of university scientists and public health researchers are searching for funding to launch long-term human health and environmental monitoring studies in Mead, Nebraska, after an ethanol plant leaked pesticide-laced contaminants into the environment for several years. The source of the pollution were corn seeds treat...
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