NACD Statement on Farm Bill Extension

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Conservation, Farm Bill

National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) President Gene Schmidt made the following statement regarding Congress’ passage of a short-term Farm Bill extension rather than a five-year comprehensive bill. “It is extremely unfortunate that farmers and landowners will be left without the certainty of a five-year policy and the assistance of critical programs to protect America’s land, air and water and … Read More

Your Thoughts on Fiscal Cliff Compromise

Talia GoesAgribusiness, New Holland, ZimmPoll

Before we get to results and a new poll we’d like to thank Rhea + Kaiser for being the inaugural sponsor of our ZimmPoll two years ago! We started a trend as we soon saw a number of other entities begin regular online polling! Now let’s welcome and say thanks to our new ZimmPoll sponsor, New Holland Agriculture. We’ll be … Read More

GROWMARK Purchases B-G Fertilizer

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Fertilizer, Growmark

GROWMARK, Inc., Bloomington, Ill., announced it has agreed to purchase Bunge North America’s interest in B-G Fertilizer, LLC. B-G Fertilizer, LLC owns and operates the former CF Industries terminal located in Cincinnati, Ohio to serve the needs of retail customers that provide fertilizer to farmers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. GROWMARK and Bunge also announced that GROWMARK will … Read More