ADM Completes Acquisition of Sojaprotein, Strengthening Plant Based-Protein Capabilities

ADM Completes Acquisition of Sojaprotein, Strengthening Plant Based-Protein Capabilities

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ADM (NYSE: ADM), a global leader in nutrition and agricultural origination and processing, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Sojaprotein, a leading European provider of non-GMO soy ingredients. The addition represents a significant expansion of ADM’s global alternative protein capabilities and its ability to meet…
K-State Department of Agricultural Economics raises $2M for Barry Flinchbaugh Chair

K-State Department of Agricultural Economics raises $2M for Barry Flinchbaugh Chair

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State University Department of Agricultural Economics announced it has surpassed its $2 million fundraising goal for the Barry Flinchbaugh Chair in Agricultural Economics.  The chair honors Flinchbaugh’s contribution to food and agricultural policy across the state and nation, as well as his contributions as a teacher,…
Kansas Soybean Expo 2022 to include comedy, research, markets

Kansas Soybean Expo 2022 to include comedy, research, markets

Individuals planning to attend the Kansas Soybean Expo January 12 have much to look forward to. After a year hiatus, the Kansas Soybean Association and Commission boards are excited to bring soybean farmers across the state together for a day full of intriguing presentations and networking opportunities. Registration and exhibits…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

The market is trying to rebound on Monday after a risk off session on Friday. Of course the new Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus is what sold the market off on Friday. Not helping the headlines was thin volume and possible fund money driving momentum in the market. There…
Deere Q4 profit jumps 69% despite strike and supply problems

Deere Q4 profit jumps 69% despite strike and supply problems

Deere & Co. said its fiscal fourth-quarter profit jumped 69% on strong sales of its agricultural and construction equipment despite a monthlong strike that began near the end of the period. The Moline, Illinois-based company said Wednesday that it earned $1.28 billion, or $4.12 per share, in the quarter that…
Friday Feeders: Family grows cattle operation

Friday Feeders: Family grows cattle operation

The Meyring Cattle Company is nestled between Alliance and Hay Springs in Sheridan County. Jay Meyring co-owner and operator of the cattle and row crop business said his parents moved there in 1996. To hear more listen below:
Ethanol, not SPR, quickest way to reduce gas prices, according to some

Ethanol, not SPR, quickest way to reduce gas prices, according to some

The ethanol industry claims the Biden administration could secure lower gas prices almost immediately if it allowed higher blends of corn ethanol, year-round, into the nation’s fuel supply. All eyes are on President Biden’s decision to release 50 million barrels of oil, a three-day U.S. supply, from the Strategic Petroleum…
Crops team scores success at Utah

Crops team scores success at Utah

CURTIS, Neb. -- A recent trip from southwestern Nebraska to Utah and back confirmed for NCTA students that their college program in agronomy is a solid investment. Four sophomores studying at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis traveled to Salt Lake City with their professor, Dr. Brad Ramsdale,…
University of Wyoming finds many first-year students were Wyoming 4-H’ers

University of Wyoming finds many first-year students were Wyoming 4-H’ers

More than 12 percent of the 2021 first-year students at the University of Wyoming participated in the state’s 4-H program, according to the University of Wyoming Admissions Office. That number is 183 students, said Shelley Dodd, director of admissions. “I realize there may be more students who have been involved…
Farm real estate values jump sharply higher

Farm real estate values jump sharply higher

The Federal Reserve Survey of Agricultural Credit Conditions shows that farmland values rose in the third quarter of this year. The value of non-irrigated cropland rose by at least 12 percent in all of the participating Districts in the survey. The rapid increase was consistent in most states, with annual…