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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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Crop Progress: Corn, Soybeans Continue To Struggle
Grains

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybeans Continue To Struggle

In their weekly Crop Progress and Conditions Report, USDA pointed out what farmers already know: crops are behind, and their...
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Gulf Coast Preparing for the Worst with Tropical Storm Barry
Weather

Gulf Coast Preparing for the Worst with Tropical Storm Barry

The Gulf Coast is bracing for impact from a storm that is likely to turn into a hurricane. Tropical Storm...
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