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Carrie Muehling

    • MGEX, a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO), has recorded the second-highest monthly exchange volume number for November with 245,980 contracts. This number is also 9% greater than last year’s November total.
    • Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced the appointment of five members to serve on the United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board. The United Sorghum Checkoff Program is comprised of 13 U.S. sorghum farmers.  Membership includes five seats for the largest production state (Kansas), three seats for the second largest production state (Texas) and one seat for the third largest production state (Oklahoma).
    • Land O’Lakes, Inc. has announced the promotions of Beth Ford and Brad Oelmann.  Beth Ford will head all Land O’Lakes Businesses and Brad Oelmann will head all Land O’Lakes Services. Both promotions are effective Jan. 1, 2018.


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