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China's Changing Pork Needs: It's Time to Differentiate
Grains Livestock

China's Changing Pork Needs: It's Time to Differentiate

We enter 2020 with a host of unusual and unpredictable events. In other words, there is huge opportunity for those...
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How Long Does African Swine Fever Live in Feed?
Livestock

How Long Does African Swine Fever Live in Feed?

The science on viral transmission through feed and feedstuffs is relatively young, but research in the past year has yielded...
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U.S. Pork Exports Hit Record Levels in 2019
Livestock

U.S. Pork Exports Hit Record Levels in 2019

U.S. pork exports posted new volume and value records in 2019, reaching nearly $7 billion, according to data released by...
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Early Stress Boosts Soybean Yield
Grains

Early Stress Boosts Soybean Yield

Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie has recorded yield increases of 2 bu. to 5 bu. per acre from rolling...
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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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