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And speaking of halves, the two halves of 2019 differed significantly, Amen said. Average net income in the first half of the year was down about $600 from the prior year’s first half. But in th...
Robert Johansson, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief economist, projected the area planted to wheat for harvest this year to be the smallest in records extending back to 1919. At the sam...
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued a proclamation naming Feb. 16-22 Grain Bin Safety Week. Last week, the secretary sat down with South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem to talk about the importa...
A trucker’s insurance company has been slammed with a $21 million verdict in a fatal crash case. Attorneys for the insurance company tried to claim that the trucker passing out behind the wheel ...
It’s been two years since the discovery of the “grain glitch” in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. A DTN report says farmer cooperatives are still asking Treasury Department officia...
A South Dakota man has been indicted in federal court on allegations that he was marketing conventional agricultural products as organic and using the proceeds to propel him to an extravagant lifestyl...
Trucking generates more than $700 billion in annual revenue in the United States and is responsible for transporting nearly 70% of the nation’s freight annually. For many years, trucking was the...
Farmer's income depends on that crop. They might not be in a position to wait to harvest it and sell it....
“I WOULD HOPE THAT IF IT WERE MY KIDS, THAT SOMEONE WOULD STOP AND HELP THEM.” – WARREN BROWNLEE, ABF FREIGHT...
ERDAHL, Minn. — Dale and Cindy Ekdahl got into the grain bin safety business more than a decade ago. Ekdahl and his family have trained first responders from 22 states on how to conduct grain bi...
Farmers are struggling with mental health issues and mental health providers are going to have to go to them if they hope to get people help, a panel of local women in agriculture told a recent confer...
“With this acquisition, company culture was an important factor for ALC. While doing our research, the executive team was very impressed with the people and the culture they have created at DMTB...
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) announced it submitted a $425 million offer Monday to buy some of bankrupt Dean Foods’ assets. DFA’s stalking horse bid sets the floor price of the sale of D...
Air monitors, filter masks, better ventilation and more safety reminders — among many options discussed Tuesday at the State Capitol as lawmakers focus on the recent spate of grain bin accidents...
A light harvest has weighed heavily on GrainCorp's financial position this season, but it has also triggered a $57.9 million insurance payout....
A low pressure system in the central Great Plains will move through the Midwest the rest of today and tonight, dumping moderate to heavy snowfall mainly in the northern Great Lakes. The heaviest snowf...
A Missouri state lawmaker wants to prohibit driverless truck operations from using roadways around the state. Sponsored by Rep. Mike Moon, R-Ash Grove, the bill would require a trained person to be pr...
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Later this year, the first Tesla Semis will be rolling out of a gigafactory. As with many of Musk’s plans, schedule is the least firm thing about them, as the trucks were originally going to be ...
What a difference rain has made.! Grain prices continued fall in the past week as grain supply concerns ease and the focus turns to an expected large winter crop planting in the autumn. Stockfeed whea...
Fuel efficiency has long been an essential component to the feasibility of trucking operations globally, given the low rate of payment to truck drivers in the mining, agriculture, distribution trade a...
AUSTRALIA is now the only country in the world with a permit to export feed grain to Indonesia after the ratification of a preferred trade agreement between the two countries earlier this week. The In...
Green Plains, Inc., one of the largest ethanol producers in the U.S., is rolling out a new, high-protein animal and fish feed product....
The U.S. trucking industry is massive, sustaining millions of stakeholders in a market that is worth close to a trillion dollars annually. Its sheer scale brings in volatility to capacity and volumes ...
The 40-year trucking veteran is a tireless advocate for the trucking industry and uses humor and honesty to share her cancer story to save others....
The regulatory scope of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has steadily grown as the transportation industry itself has grown. Since its establishment in 2000, the administration&...
Harvesting canola in the spring can be frustrating. That means a lot of frustrated prairie canola producers will be climbing into combines in the next few months. Based on industry estimates and data ...
"My mother always had a big garden, and she had a lot of chickens, and I'd help her can," recalled Marcia Taylor, owner and operator of one of America's largest trucking companies. "My dad always had ...
Hundreds of trucking companies — both large and small — have shut their doors forever in the past few years, leaving thousands of drivers looking for new jobs. Unfortunately, there is no s...
As Aurora Cooperative's CEO suggests, farmers are looking to the future – in virtual reality. The cooperative’s annual meeting featured demonstrations on VR headsets. It’s enough to ...
WILLIAMSTON, Mich. (WDIV/CNN) – Johnnie Lowe says he’s a lucky man after a metal beam sliced through the windshield of his box truck and narrowly missed him....
The Alberta government has introduced the Efficient Grain Dryer Program to cover half of the expenses associated with improving grain dryers. The announcement made on Monday is a $2-million grant that...
LONOKE -- Nearly 311,000 bushels of rice constituted 80% of a farm family's 2013 crop for which they never got paid, a farmer testified Tuesday in a trial related to the 2014 closing of Turner Grain M...
Five individuals accused of participating in a two-year conspiracy to stage accidents with tractor-trailers in the New Orleans area have pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud charges. Three others also...
Farmers in North and South America sued C.H. Robinson, the world's third-largest logistics company, alleging illegal business practices they say defrauded them, Texas Public Radio reported Friday....
The group of farmers filed the lawsuit in federal court in Minnensota mid-January seeking a total of $1.1 billion for reportedly overcharging shipping costs while pocketing the additional profits and ...
John Kent, clinical associate professor of supply chain management and director of Supply Chain China Initiatives at the University of Arkansas, said heavy-duty truck purchases is one of the metrics h...
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Freight factoring company, Smart Freight Funding, helps trucking companies of all sizes keep their trucks moving by getting paid quicker. Smart Freight Funding works with single truck operations, indi...
Looking back on it, maybe Tuesday, Feb. 4 was not the best day for the U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety to schedule a trucking safety hearing. Taking place during the clo...
We live in the age of Amazon, Ebay, and Facebook Marketplace, yet most physical ag commodities are still traded offline. Brennan Turner is the CEO at FarmLead, a company that uses digital tools to mak...
WALNUT GROVE, Mo. — The Better Business Bureau is warning people about a new scam. One that has affected job seekers and a trucking company in Walnut Grove Westerman’s Express LLC Owner Jo...
Market conditions over the past 18 months have made the trucking industry a hotbed for acquisitions, with larger carriers snapping up smaller carriers while that capacity’s cheap and as part of ...
Cooperative Elevator Co. is expanding its geographic footprint with the acquisition of Scoular’s edible bean operations, which includes processing facilities at Plum Coulee and Morden, Manitoba,...
When the coronavirus outbreak forced the cancellation of thousands of flights in China and, in the process, wiped out demand for jet fuel, refiners there did what they normally do in such situations: ...
Independent truckers in the North State are scared about California’s new state law that reclassifies independent contractors — with exceptions — as employees who are entitled to ben...
Despite a drier than average year, farmers around the Mallee town of Rainbow have had cause to celebrate. The wheat harvest has yielded a record result, with huge piles of grain now under tarpaulins a...
Market conditions over the past 18 months have made the trucking industry a hotbed for acquisitions, with larger carriers snapping up smaller carriers while that capacity’s cheap and as part of ...
A bipartisan bill to create a dedicated pool of competitive grant funding for new truck parking capacity will be introduced in Congress in the coming weeks, according to backers of the proposal. The O...
Lansing Trade Group is suing the four biggest U.S. freight railroads, claiming they're colluding to artificially inflate prices....
FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of farmers and ranchers came to the Fargodome on Feb. 4 for the 2020 Northern Corn and Soybean Expo, with many taking in a sobering safety lesson. Since last fall, 21 p...
The trucking industry is kind of a big deal in Indiana — one of every 14 jobs in the state involves trucking, and more than 15,000 trucking companies are located in Indiana. The majority of thos...
As payouts from “nuclear lawsuits” continue to reach eight figures, trucking companies cannot afford to take chances with their insurance coverage. Workers’ comp insurance protects c...
The livestock industry continues to press federal transportation officials to grant the sector an exemption from hours of service (HOS) limits on transport drivers, arguing the rules are onerous and i...
A coalition of railroads, local government, labor and other organizations is asking U.S. congressional transportation leaders to oppose proposed legislation that would increase truck size or weight li...
When rates soared and capacity tightened in 2018, brokers recognized the value of building stronger relationships with their carriers. However, when capacity loosened in 2019, carriers lost pricing po...
Revenue per truck per week is defined as the total amount of linehaul and accessorial revenue generated by a trucking company, divided by the count of a carrier’s trucks, within a given week. Th...
The trucking business used to be an offshoot of the farm business. Now, they are two totally separate businesses and treated as such. “The trucking business is more profitable than the farming b...
Falling asleep at the wheel is a trucker’s worst nightmare. Fatigue comes with the job of driving an eighteen-wheeler, even with rules requiring rest stops and limiting driving hours. Now, new ...
In 1965, Continental Grain, a family company run to this day by the Fribourg family in New York, acquired a majority share of Allied Mills, breaking off a division dedicated exclusively to poultry tha...
WASHINGTON — A bill that would pave the way for commercial drivers younger than 21 to drive trucks across state lines received a resounding endorsement from an organization that represents freig...
Photos of a Peterbilt with solar panels on top and a Batman logo on the side of the sleeper have made their rounds online with sightings and posts from Pennsylvania to Arizona. Social media trucking g...
There’s no sugarcoating the situation facing the small group of trucking companies dedicated to hauling fuel from the Co-op Refinery Complex in Saskatchewan to gas stations and customers in West...
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- A convoy of truck drivers, farmers and others from Central Oregon opposed to the revised, still-controversial “cap and trade" climate change legislation are heading back to ...
(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. American farmers waiting for all the benefits of Donald Trump’s trade deal with ...
Corn producers in the Texas Panhandle are banking on an increase in international exports to help offset prices remaining flat. Conditions appear right for a large supply of corn to be exported in 202...
For more than a century in big cities and small towns, grain elevators have stood tall as part of Minnesota's agricultural past. One such structure in St. Louis Park has a history that rises above the...
Freight factoring company, Smart Freight Funding, helps trucking companies of all sizes keep their trucks moving by getting paid quicker. Smart Freight Funding works with single truck operations, indi...
In October, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that they are considering making major changes to the rules truck drivers currently must follow. They are not yet passed, ...
After a year of falling rates and closing companies, the trucking market seems to be stabilizing. This is good news for carriers who cannot afford another hit, but 2020 is not expected to bring surgin...
A series of high profile crashes involving tractor-trailers recently has put highway safety and training for commercial truckers into question. How much training is required and is it enough? If you d...
State legislators in Connecticut have scheduled a vote on a controversial plan to toll tractor-trailer trucks, paving the way for a fee on heavy-duty vehicles to pay for deteriorating highway infrastr...
The trucking industry is vital to the American economy. Whether you have been in the business for years or are looking to get into it, owning a transport company is a tantalizing prospect. With trucks...
ATLANTA — Saturday morning, two people perished in a fiery wreck on Interstate 85 near the Gwinnett-DeKalb county border that involved a tanker truck and two other cars. In the wake of the crash...
The local cash basis market is holding up, especially in the eastern Corn Belt, at a time of the year when it isn’t strong. However, farmers are reluctant to sell or not willing to sell enough o...
By P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The coronavirus that is quickly spreading across China and beyond is not expected to have a significant business impact on global grain trader Archer Da...
Before containerization, breakbulk referred to everything except dry and liquid bulk. Prior to the SS Ideal-X, all non-bulk cargo was hand-loaded and hand-unloaded by longshoreman at the docks. The ba...
The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) suspended all operations at Vista Grain, LLC in Washington Court House after discovering it was unable to cover its outstanding obligations to farmers. Vista G...
Mastering the grain markets is a constant battle for many farmers each year. From trying to sell at the highs or aiming to beat the lows in the market, knowing when to market grain can be a frustratin...
People working in the livestock transport game are often an animal person first and a truckie second. It takes a different kind of person to work in this sector of the transport industry. This is an i...
The Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) has vowed to try to shorten the two-year regulatory delay on new minimum training requirements for entry-level truck drivers. The Federal Motor Carri...
The virus has cast further doubt on China’s ability to buy $36.5 billion of U.S. agricultural goods in 2020. Traders were already questioning the commitment as rival soybean supplier Brazil harv...
This week, Kevin and Andrew sit down with Ryan Schreiber from CarrierDirect to discuss the future of technology in freight brokerage and how it will impact compensation for brokers....
California's AB 5 forces businesses to convert contract or gig workers to employees. Critics say the law is so broad, it's harming drivers — and not just in the rideshare industry. "AB 5 will af...
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is nearing final approval — and the trade deal means a larger share of the trucks you buy will be sourced in North America, according to a panel discussion Jan. ...
As per the Hopper Bottom Grain Trailer Market report, this industry is predicted to grow substantial returns by the end of the forecast duration, recording a profitable yearly growth in the upcoming y...
The year 2019 was a time of trucking "bloodbath": about 640 trucking companies filed for bankruptcy during the first half of this year alone, according to data from Broughton Capital LLC. But this has...
Of the 11.1 billion tons of freight shipped by trucks in the United States in 2018, 7.3 billion tons (two-thirds) were shipped less than 100 miles. Another 1.8 billion tons were shipped between 100 an...
Freight factoring company, Smart Freight Funding, helps trucking companies of all sizes keep their trucks moving by getting paid quicker. Smart Freight Funding works with single truck operations, indi...
Recognize the lyrics? It’s the chorus from East Bound and Down, one of the most popular songs ever written about truckers. More than 40 years after its debut as the catchy theme song in the movi...
With a fleet of 145 trucks (mostly Kenworth), aluminum and steel dump trailers, and dry bulk pneumatic tank trailers, Perdido relies on its dedicated employees to provide superior customer service an...
Reefer demand makes up roughly 12-20% of contracted freight market volume and is very seasonal. Reefer loads consist of more than just perishable goods like fruits and vegetables, but these are the ty...
The global Freight Trucking market study presents an all in all compilation of the historical, current and future outlook of the market as well as the factors responsible for such a growth. With SWOT ...
DON'T SINGLE US OUT, BIG TRUCKING WARNS: The trucking industry, worried that congressional lawmakers could turn to it when figuring out how to pay for a surface transportation bill this year, is launc...
Google’s self-driving vehicle project – Waymo – is moving forward with plans to put autonomous trucks on the road, but industry experts are not worried that drivers will be displaced...
Sioux Center, Iowa — Two men who were employed as the general manager and assistant general manager of a Sioux Center-based grain coop have pleaded not guilty after they were indicted by a feder...
The trucking industry is still adjusting to the final transition to electronic logging devices (ELDs). Some relief may be on the horizon, however, as federal regulators consider whether to relax the h...
A group of American agriculture product shippers has developed draft service contract guidance that sets parameters for when ocean carriers can justify demurrage and detention charges for late pickup ...
U.S. corn prices are low compared to other suppliers, which should attract buyers, analysts said. Importers from Korea and Egypt have been in the market in recent days, according to traders, despite c...
In the entire shipping industry, a bulk commodity is referred to a substance such as coal, iron and grain, which is generally traded in large quantities and has a peculiar character which makes it eas...
IHS Markit expects the dry bulk market is on the long-term recovery cycle, primarily driven by supply normalisation. The dry bulk fleet is expected to grow 3% in 2020, compared to 3.8 %in 2019. Consid...
A pair of recent deals are reshaping the structure of companies that serve the energy and bulk-hauling sectors in North America. Louisiana-based Dupré Logistics and Germany’s Hoyer Group ...
Pilot Flying J is changing its corporate name to the Pilot Company, reflecting its expanding petroleum business and the reality of finite growth in new truck stops in the U.S. and Canada, the company ...
Mother Nature is adding insult to injury as winter storms continue to make a mess across two regions recently hit. A blizzard blasted through the Midwest-Great Lakes region last Friday and Saturday, r...
“Obviously 2019 was a challenging market to say the least, and I’m glad it’s in the rearview mirror from a truckload operator perspective,” said Justin Harness, chief marketing...
Dave MacLennan, chairman and chief executive officer at Cargill Inc., discusses the future of U.S.-China trade relations. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Francine Lacqua and Tom Keene at the World Ec...
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Robert Denton, president of Spirit, selected Mark-It as "the best choice and fit to continue the leadership of the company he founded in 1979," according to the news release, which noted the carrier i...
Fuel is the number two expense for every trucking company and one of the most volatile. Over the years, trucking companies have implemented various strategies to lower and control their fuel expenses....
Farmers get an exemption from the carbon tax on most of their fuel and the fact that the levy is applied on fuel used to dry grain has perplexed some and infuriated others. “It’s really st...
The trucking industry is facing technological and business headwinds that will require a fresh vision in the near future. Increasing operating costs, complex federal regulations and an aging workforce...
For the past several years, the market for truckers insurance was generally considered “hard” overall, characterized by increased premiums and a lack of insurers willing to assume the risk...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Shortly before the end of the year, a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that implementation of a set of standar...
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When driving down that lonesome highway, sometimes the desolation of it all can get to you. It can get to anyone. But, perhaps most of all, it can get to truck drivers. These men and women are made to...
Transportation Departments around the country are constantly looking for ways to get motorists to abide by the rules of the road. Every once in a while a funny and creative road sign gets the attentio...
Two related developments have exerted the most pressure. The first is the shrinking number of commercial liability insurers. The second is the growing number of “nuclear verdicts” in liabi...
Heads up, slopegoers. Travel in ski country is already becoming a pain as one of the busiest ski weekends of the year kicks off. Colorado Department of Transportation reports heavy traffic plus icy an...
A report on global Domestic Freight market has hit stands. This study is based on different aspects like segments, growth rate, revenue, leading players, regions, and forecast. The overall market is g...
SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) -- A truck driver who had been missing for two days was found on Summit Lake Road in Shasta County, according to the California Highway Patrol....
With winter storms blowing across North America, it is that time of the year when trucking fleets prepare checklists to ensure smoother operations during extreme temperature swings. FreightWaves spoke...
Motorists on Interstate Highway 35 East were slowed down Thursday when a semi hauling 1,738 pigs overturned at the north onramp at the East Mixmaster in Des Moines, Iowa. Around 1:30 p.m., the semi lo...
Motor carriers in California say they have dodged a bullet for the time being, after a federal judge in the state issued a temporary stay on proposed legislation that would have compelled them to clas...
A federal judge barred a California labor law from applying to independent truckers on Thursday. Judge Roger Benitez of the US District Court for the Southern District of California ruled that AB-5, a...
Like the British monarchy and parts of the Middle East, the U.S. trucking industry rolled into the third decade of the century in relative chaos. The primary factor in the trucking situation is financ...
Bulk freight load board Bulkloads.com has enhanced the user experience on its app, providing real-time alerts for loads and messaging options to make it easier for carriers to interact with shippers. ...
Shifting market needs and ballooning costs led Alliant Energy Transportation to revamp a multimillion-dollar intermodal project on nearly 75 acres it owns, northwest of Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar R...
Insurance is not the problem. Insurance rates reflect the condition of the applicable market. Blaming insurance companies is like blaming the mirror for the image it reflects. You may not be the probl...
THE CBH Group has released their full 2019 Annual Report following the release of our Financial Report in mid-December and finish to the harvest season. This season the Albany Zone reported 2,629,000 ...
Bulk freight load board Bulkloads.com has enhanced the user experience on its app, providing real-time alerts for loads and messaging options to make it easier for carriers to interact with shipper...
Bulk freight load board Bulkloads.com has enhanced the user experience on its app, providing real-time alerts for loads and messaging options to make it easier for carriers to interact with shippers. ...
April through June is likely to be wetter than normal in Illinois, according to rainfall projections from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, posing a challenge to corn and soybean fa...
Even so, farmers are anxious to see the rain in the hope it may signal the start of an end to three years of drought for many. Any reasonable rain will help settle the constant dust storms as well as...
New Company Offers Nationwide Dry Bulk Brokerage and Logistics Services GRIFFITH, Ind., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bulkmatic, one of the largest dry bulk transporters in North America, and Bu...
Most every company driver at some point wonders about buying a truck and becoming an owner-operator. Being your own boss is the desire for many people, but are the risks worth the rewards in trucking,...
Grain markets were mixed and traded in tight ranges as traders continue to monitor the upcoming Phase one trade deal. Funds continue to stay neutral as well as they wait to see more details of the dea...
The storm will begin to crank up over the Midwest on Friday, producing heavy snowfall and strong winds across the region. The system will then track eastward and produce a swath of moderate to heavy s...
“It’s a brutally tough insurance market right now,” James Reed, chief executive of USA Truck Inc., a large Van Buren, Ark.-based trucking company, said in a November earnings call. &...
Kenworth Truck Co. skipped the fanfare in debuting its proof-of-concept Level 4 autonomous truck at CES 2020 because the Paccar Inc. (NASDAQ: PCAR) brand is focused on learning what to expect from aut...
"To do the same job, everything takes longer when it's cold and snowy. Everything just takes more fuel, grease, propane, everything!" Brady Kellerman said. Usually by now, most farmers are out of the ...
Truck drivers carry a lot of our goods and services and they also have deadlines to meet. Sometimes you might come across a semi that's in a hurry. Brian Burke with Lawrence Transportation Company sai...
How accurate is the falling number test? In its summary of the feedback, CGC stated on its website: ‘While the accuracy of analytical tests such as those used to assess falling number and DON ma...
Driving down Wabash Avenue in January, it’s not uncommon to see a line of semi-trucks nearly a mile long that reaches from their destination to the South Street bridge. The trucks wait in line f...
Harvesting machinery or equipment is a mechanical device used for harvesting. There are several types of harvester machine which are generally classified by crop. Reapers are used for cutting cereal g...
According to the USDA, the yield of corn for grain production in Kansas, based on year-end surveys, is estimated at a record high of 801 million bushels, up 25% from 2018. Area harvested, at slightly ...
"Winters are warming, fruit trees are blooming earlier, and then we're losing crops because we have a late freeze that kills the blossoms," she said. Lengnick said the good news is the growing interes...
Between unpredictable weather, heavy workloads and financial struggles caused by economic forces beyond individual control, farm life is undeniably stressful. Mental health often falls to the wayside ...
As unprecedented wildfires threaten large parts of Australia, the nation’s agriculture industries are counting the cost of the blazes that have scorched pasture, destroyed livestock, and razed v...
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"We expect the forecast to change our game plan will evolve with it. We want to be prepared, and we want to get ahead of any snow or ice that comes to Portland. And we encourage the public to do their...
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Farmers will watch to see what the market will do during the open Friday morning. Chris Robinson with TJM Institutional Services, LLC will be watching too. “Historically, that January report can...
(Bloomberg)—Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., the agribusiness giant that helped draw the blueprint for the U.S. biofuel industry, is in advanced talks for a deal that could involve a sale or a joint ...
In recent years Nathan Brause re-learned some lessons and quit tillage cold turkey. “My grandpa, Glenn Brause, no-tilled corn into rye on this farm in the 70s. I remember that. Everyone else was...
Network integration appears to be the key factor driving the acquisition. In the press release announcing the acquisition, Trimble said the deal “will enable Trimble to bring together its networ...
This module has a microprocessor that controls sample rates and runs the sample management system. Users will use their phone’s bluetooth to interact with the sample management module. “So...
He was surprised to learn that millers and bakers in key importing countries pay close attention to what Canadian farmers post on Twitter and other social media outlets. He was taken aback when buyers...
“The demand for North American wheat will be probably fairly strong here,” said Bruce Burnett, analyst with MarketsFarm. “We’re going to see export shipments pick up.” Sh...
Analysts expect them to show a decline in winter wheat sowings in the United States, lower grain stocks and smaller U.S. corn and soybean harvests in 2019. "Some of those farmers who wanted to plant w...
Shippers, carriers and drivers should expect the most significant impacts in portions of Wisconsin, lower Michigan and adjacent areas of southern Canada, where 6 to 12 inches of snowfall will accumula...
Kenworth and Dana say they are collaborating on electric powertrain development for medium-duty Kenworth battery electric vehicles. An example of that collaboration, a Kenworth K270E battery electric ...
Farm income is down, prices continue low. Stress grows. The seeds of a trade war, severe weather, plummeting prices and corporate farming competition mean that many farmers are harvesting a bumper cro...
For decades, farmers used huge machines to plant, grow and harvest their crops, but more and more Arizona farmers today are using tiny, remote-controlled aircraft to boost yields and save water and mo...
In vertical farming, crops are grown indoors, under artificial conditions of light and temperature. Crops are grown indoors, under artificial conditions of light and temperature. It aims at higher pro...
Following a year marked by uncertain in feed production and access to international markets, the US feed industry is approaching 2020 with greater optimism....
Oil and gas giant ExxonMobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) recently achieved what many in the export compliance profession thought would be impossible. It won a federal court case against the Treasury Department&...
Calyxt, a Minnesota company, has developed a non-GMO variety of soybeans that produce a high oleic soybean oil that has no trans fat, less saturated fat and a longer shelf life and fry life than regul...
The truck, at roughly 15 feet long, 6 feet wide and 7 feet high, is small enough that it can be driven by a worker with a regular driver’s license. It will hopefully attract more female and elde...
The Grain & Seed Cleaning Equipment market report is a summary about how is the market status right now and how will it be in the forecast years for industry. The report provides the facts of all ...
It might behoove truckers looking for cargo to know the top freight commodities. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics updated its Freight Facts and Figures, including new freight flow estimates. On...
In December 2019, EPA announced approval of nine biopesticides and one conventional pesticide for use on hemp. This was the first time the federal agency approved products for use on hemp since the De...
The blueberry farmers requested a letter from the commission in an effort to recover lost money through disaster relief. At issue is how the farmers attempted to harvest their badly damaged crops, wha...
Wind is one of Mother Nature’s most powerful resources. Its unruly momentum can unleash an unforgiving force of destruction that can severely damage everything in its path. But when its plentifu...
“One of the most troubling signals coming from the survey relates to the next generation of farmers,” wrote Eric Bohl, director of public affairs for Missouri Farm Bureau. It caught my att...
Ohio’s Historic Family Farms program was developed in 1993 to honor Ohio’s founding farm families for their contributions to agriculture in Ohio. Farms under same-family ownership for 100 ...
“I didn’t understand at that point the far-reaching benefits that [grazing] can have…and it started me on this journey to sustainability,” he said. “That’s what le...
The films range in topic from creating a permaculture orchard, using rainwater harvesting techniques, to finding land as a new farmer. Each was chosen to inspire Jefferson County’s farmers, futu...
“The worldwide trade in perishable cargo continues to grow but it is not all plain sailing,” Dynamar explained, noting total seaborne transport of fresh produce grew by 3% to 119m tons. &l...
“These lawyers are just having a field day going after big trucking companies. The bigger the company the more they go after,” Royal Jones, CEO of Mesilla Valley Transportation, said. Jone...
Thompsons Limited of Ontario has changed its legal name to The Andersons Canada Limited, a wholly owned entity of The Andersons, Inc. “Similar to Thompsons, The Andersons has a long history of g...
The Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC), a 15,000-member non-profit transportation industry trade group, recently launched an effort to defund the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administr...
The Mid-America Association of State Transportation Officials is still needing input from truckers for its truck parking survey. The deadline has been extended to Jan. 10. In conjunction with the Amer...
“I watched as many small family farms were bought out by large family farms and learned that this was a national trend. Years later I noticed that large family farms were being swallowed up by l...
The north kept pace by moving live cattle up to $124.50 and dressed cattle at $200. National Beef continued to be absent from the live trade with other big three willing to participate in the market. ...
The next decade is perhaps the most important for the global agricultural industry, factoring in some of the urgent challenges we need to deal with – climate change, depleting land and water res...
In the days after wildfires tore through southeastern Australia’s sheep and cattle country, farmers rushed to bury their dead.Among the farmers was Brett Jessop. On New Year’s Eve, a f...
Historic rainfall, severe cold and snow in 2019 left devastating impacts on Michigan’s farming and agricultural communities. Heading into the 2020 growing season, many farmers in parts of the st...
“Companies have struggled for years to find the metric that best captures or reflects potential profitability,” McLinn’s presentation states. “[Possibilities include] revenue, ...
Major weather events such as hurricanes, blizzards, and historic flooding can produce immediate volatility as well as lasting effects on supply chains, depending on where they hit. Besides the obvious...
The Iron Women programme is aimed at training women to become heavy-duty truck drivers. This is because, statistically, women are responsible drivers. They are involved in less traffic accidents, use ...
As of Dec. 31, 2019, CP’s movement of grain for the 2019-20 crop year was 12.17 million tonnes, up 2.1% over last year. The 2019 calendar year, which includes portions of two separate crop years...
Messaging - Sending instant messages on loads is easy now with this new feature that allows carriers to directly message the shipper or broker for a quicker response and cuts out extra time spent on m...
I’ve increasingly heard the word “industrial” used to describe large modern dairy farms. Recently, the term appeared 16 times in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story. As a dairy farmer...
The ‘Hopper Bottom Grain Trailer Market’ research added by UpMarketResearch.com, offers a comprehensive analysis of growth trends prevailing in the global business domain. This report also...
Hundreds of these barns are dark now, the cows have disappeared, the hum of the milking machines has been silenced. “All of our neighbors are finished,” said Sue Spaulding, a dairy farmer ...
For many farmers, the winter months can be tough. For the vendors of the Shepherdstown Indoor Winter Farmers Market, however, the cold weather won’t drive out business. The market was held Sunda...
The grain markets in 2019 were dominated by headlines tied to the trade war, weather disasters and production concerns across the Corn Belt, as well as weaker demand. The outlook for 2020 is more opti...
The grain markets in 2019 were dominated by headlines tied to the trade war, weather disasters and production concerns across the Corn Belt, as well as weaker demand. The outlook for 2020 is more opti...
The trend of wetter springs can mean losing more nitrogen, or just having more limited options for nitrogen application and timing. Looking at data going back to 1977, Scharf said it is taking longer ...