" /> News Archives - TSGC, Inc.
3 Proposed Changes to the 1916 Grain Standards Act

3 Proposed Changes to the 1916 Grain Standards Act

In a year that’s brought little stability for farmers, it helps to know some things never change. Every five years since 1916, Congress has reauthorized the Grain Standards Act with very few changes. It looks like that won’t change much in 2020. In June, the U.S....
Pandemic Affected Farmers Focus of New Farm Bureau Survey

Pandemic Affected Farmers Focus of New Farm Bureau Survey

Farmers outlined their concerns in a Farm Bureau survey about how the pandemic affected farmers across the country. Among top concerns was the difficulty they faced getting equipment during the shutdown. Another was disrupted processing and inspection schedules. They...
Pandemic Assistance Available for Grain Farmers

Pandemic Assistance Available for Grain Farmers

If the COVID-19 shutdown affected your farm, the Food Assistance Program can help. The federal project, approved by Congress in April, offers direct relief to farmers who were hit with price declines and additional marketing costs because of the virus. According to...
What You Don’t Know About Murder Hornets

What You Don’t Know About Murder Hornets

Murder hornets. What? Farmers may not have to worry about getting stung by giant hornets, but the insect could cause damage to crops this summer. As the world entered quarantine, news came out that the Asian giant hornet had been spotted in parts of the U.S. and...
Commodity Economies Face Pressures of Coronavirus

Commodity Economies Face Pressures of Coronavirus

When you add up the damage done by the coronavirus, it stretches beyond infecting U.S. residents. Now grain farmers are starting to feel the impact as the Chinese export market dries up under the pressures of Covid-19. In order to reduce feed costs, Chinese farmers...
Bright AccuWeather Forecast Prompts New Grain Storage Plans

Bright AccuWeather Forecast Prompts New Grain Storage Plans

It hasn’t been a great year for farmers. Even though planting season hasn’t started, the industry has been hit multiple times with everything from virus-induced shutdowns to trade wars. But ironically, after a 2019 season plagued by bad weather, it’s Mother Nature...