is part of the Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

  • American Agriculturist
  • Beef Producer
  • Corn and Soybean Digest
  • Dakota Farmer
  • Delta Farm Press
  • Farm Futures
  • Farm Industry news
  • Indiana Prairie Farmer
  • Kansas Farmer
  • Michigan Farmer
  • Missouri Ruralist
  • Nebraska Farmer
  • Ohio Farmer
  • Prairie Farmer
  • Southeast Farm Press
  • Southwest Farm Press
  • The Farmer
  • Wallaces Farmer
  • Western Farm Press
  • Western Farmer Stockman
  • Wisconsin Agriculturist

MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-03-06-17

Max Armstrong talks about the potential for an interest rate hike. (audio)

All of the pieces for the puzzle for the Federal Reserve rate hike are not together yet. The last piece will come Friday with report on jobs. Traders say there's an 80% chance the Fed will boost interest rates at their meeting next week. 

The state of Michigan has issued a $1 million challenge to anyone who is able to devise a feasible idea for keeping Asian carp out of the state's lakes. The carp were first imported 40 years ago to gobble up algae in southern fish farms. The invasive species have escaped and headed northward.

Former ag secretary Clayton Yeutter is being remembered for opening the Japanese market to U.S. beef. Yeutter, 86, died Saturday.

Volunteer firefighters in Mayville, Wis., responded to fire at the department over the weekend.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish