Growmark announced last week it will acquire the agronomy and energy assets of Mid-Iowa Cooperative.

Mid-Iowa Cooperative was formed in 1996 through the merger of Beaman Cooperative and Conrad Cooperative. 
The partnership with Growmark will lead to New Century FS taking over and operating Mid-Iowa’s agronomic and energy supply business. 
The companies are also exploring a potential joint venture to provide greater access to grain end-user markets. 

October exports: Pork up, beef down 

Strong demand from China bolstered U.S. pork exports in October, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S....