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USMCA  Clears House
Grains

USMCA Clears House

With overwhelming bipartisan support, the House of Representatives passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement with a vote of 385-41, setting up...
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ASF: Will It Be Coming to a Farm Near You?
Grains Livestock

ASF: Will It Be Coming to a Farm Near You?

As much as the US pork industry hopes African swine fever (ASF) won’t enter the country, the challenge is formidable....
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100 Million Acres of Corn in 2020?
Grains Weather

100 Million Acres of Corn in 2020?

A simple equation of the 2019 planted corn acres (90 million) and the total corn prevent plant acres (11.4 million)...
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Market Pop from South American Weather Not Likely
Grains Weather

Market Pop from South American Weather Not Likely

Harvest 2019 may be far from over for some farmers in the upper Midwest, yet as the calendar flips to...
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Plants are Taking Root in the Dairy Case
Dairy Grains

Plants are Taking Root in the Dairy Case

If you’re wondering why domestic demand for U.S. fluid milk is down, look no further than your grocer’s dairy case....
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Win-Win Partnership Between Farmer and Startup
Grains

Win-Win Partnership Between Farmer and Startup

Better, faster and stronger. Testing new technology and innovation on farms, rather than in labs or controlled trials, serves as...
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China Commits to $100-Million Pork Purchase from Danish Crown
Livestock

China Commits to $100-Million Pork Purchase from Danish Crown

To help ease its domestic pork shortage, China’s state-owned agriculture conglomerate COFCO has agreed to buy $100 million of pork...
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Farmer on River Bottoms: "If I Can't Get Insurance, I Won't Farm It"
Grains Weather

Farmer on River Bottoms: "If I Can't Get Insurance, I Won't Farm It"

Michael Stenzel is harvesting outside of Hamburg, Iowa. It’s a surprise after the spring he describes in one word. “Hell,...
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