Local

American Farm Bureau Buys Cygnus

American Farm Bureau Buys Cygnus

The American Farm Bureau announced Monday they’ve purchased Cygnus Business ag media events and publications.  This includes Dakotafest in Mitchell, South Dakota and Farmfest in Redwood County, Minnesota.   Marketing Director Samantha Kaplan says they’re excited about the partnership and expect operations to be business as usual.

The announcement of the acquisition comes one day before Farmfest is set to begin in Minnesota, but Kaplan says they’re focus is on the show.

The acquisition also includes the IDEAg Interconnectivity Conference. The business also publishes Feed & Grain Magazine and Case IH’s Farm Forum magazine.

Recent Headlines

in Agriculture

NE Winter Wheat Crop Gets Good Start

Fresh
Winter Wheat Early

Nebraska farmers have wrapped this fall’s winter wheat planting and are pleased with the good start. State Wheat Commission Executive…

in National

Ebola is low on our list of concerns

Fresh
ebolaprotest

A new poll shows Ebola ranks well behind the economy, jobs, and other issues among America's top problems.

in Agriculture

Pork Industry Braces For PEDV

baby Pigs 1

The U.S. swine industry is bracing for a resurgence of PEDV as cooler weather hits this fall. Minnesota Pork Producers…

in Agriculture

COOL Compliance Verses Retaliation

COOL

Several farm groups including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association want Congress to bring the U.S. COOL rule into compliance and…

in Agriculture

WTO Rules Against U.S. COOL Rule

WTO

The World Trade Organization has again ruled against the U.S. and declared its Country of Origin Labeling law violates world…