Evening Edition | Wednesday, May 11, 2022
In tonight’s evening edition, find tips to boost success in the cattle business, the latest about the strike at CNH Industrial, and the Biden administration’s steps to boost food production.
A six-step formula from Dakota Everts, lead of the Growing Forward program at Farm Credit Mid-America, can help improve your odds of long-term success in the cattle business.
Read the practical tips about mentorship, record-keeping, marketing plans, and more.
Strike at CNH Industrial
Editor Alex Gray reports on the strike at CNH Industrial in Burlington, Iowa, and Racine, Wisconsin.
UAW members are striking for better pay and workplace benefits amid rapidly increasing inflation in the U.S. Nick Guernsey, president of the UAW Local 807 in Burlington, has told the members to expect a three- to six-month strike.
The plant is responsible for manufacturing combine harvesting headers for Case IH and New Holland, as well as tractor loaders, backhoes, rough-terrain forklifts, and crawler dozers for its construction brand.
U.S. Farm Production
President Biden announces three steps to encourage farmers to “boost production, lower food prices, and feed the world.”
The administration will increase by more than 50% the number of counties where insurance for double-cropping is offered; expand its technical assistance and cost-sharing programs for adoption of precision-agriculture technology; and double, to $500 million, its grant program for more U.S. fertilizer production.