4 Branches of Government?
Former Iowa Congressman Thomas Latham spent 10 terms in DC and is concerned about the direction Washington is headed, especially as it relates to agriculture and rural America. He was spoke this week at the Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum in Phoenix.
What Happened to Crude Prices?
Kel Kelly with Growmark talks about how, like many other commodities, the crude market has lost investors. Where has that money gone? It’s hard to say, but it may not be returning any time soon.
Grain Bin Safety Week
Amy Rademaker with the Carle Center for Rural Health and Farm Safety talks about Grain Bin Safety Week. We’ve lost more than 900 farmers over the last 50 years in grain bin accidents. Many of those are entrapments, but Amy also says there have been accidents of farming falling from the top or side of […]
USDA Outlook Forum
We couldn’t make it to DC for USDA’s annual Outlook Forum, so Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg News joined us from the event.
Illinois Cuba Working Group
Paul Johnson with the Illinois Cuba Working Group will be leading a coalition to Cuba in early March. He talks about opportunities that are available, but there is a long road ahead to normalize trade relations with one of our closest neighbors.