Road safety campaign highlights awareness of farm equipment drivers

Road safety campaign highlights awareness of farm equipment drivers

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Soybean organizations across the country, along with the United Soybean Board, are partnering together in the “Find Me Driving” road safety campaign to raise motorists’ awareness of farm equipment drivers on the roads this spring. “As rural accidents are increasing in number with greater physical and…
Student scholarships awarded for Natural Resources Conservation

Student scholarships awarded for Natural Resources Conservation

The Nebraska Chapter of the Soil & Water Conservation Society (SWCS), Nebraska Soil & Water Conservation Foundation (NSWCF), and SWCS-UNL Foundation are pleased to announce 8 scholarship recipients for the spring 2021 semester.  A total of 14 applications were received from students attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), the University…
Soybean growers approve 2021 resolutions

Soybean growers approve 2021 resolutions

Washington, D.C. Feb. 25, 2021. Members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) have completed the organization’s annual resolutions process to set the tone and direction for policy advocacy in the weeks and months ahead. As is typical with any “out with the old, in with the new” activity, the organization aims…
CoBank: Weak dollar benefits commodities

CoBank: Weak dollar benefits commodities

The value of the U.S. dollar weakened substantially since March 2020 and is expected to experience modest deflation in 2021, making U.S. ag products more competitive globally. However, CoBank reports not all commodities are affected equally given the diversity in global export competition and foreign exchange rates. Fundamental factors like…
Western U.S. stress by drought

Western U.S. stress by drought

The Western half of the United States is reported in various stages of drought in the latest U.S. Drought Monitor, released Thursday. Much of the Southwestern U.S. is in a classified extreme or exceptional drought, with the worst states being Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. The Drought Monitor…
Land O’Lakes, Inc. reports strong annual results for 2020

Land O’Lakes, Inc. reports strong annual results for 2020

ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (February 24, 2021) – Land O’Lakes, Inc. today reported net sales of $13.9 billion and net earnings of $266 million for the year ending December 31, 2020, compared to net sales of $13.9 billion and net earnings of $207 million in 2019. Net Earnings improved $59.1 million compared to the…