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    Deal Reached on USMCA

    Reflecting the duality of American politics, House Democrats on Tuesday announced they had reached a deal with the Trump administration over the […]

    December 11, 2019
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    Dec. 10 USDA Reports Show China Boosting Production

    The commodity markets are not all China all the time. It just seems that way sometimes because of the news flow. For […]

    December 11, 2019
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    U.S. Loses Top Pecan Production Spot to Mexico

    Mexico has taken over the top spot as the world’s largest pecan producer, increasing production by as much as 20,000 acres a […]

    December 11, 2019
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    Propane Problems Make a Long Harvest Even Longer

    Arlen Bonde has a lot of corn to combine, but he was moving at about half speed in mid-November. On Nov. 19, […]

    December 11, 2019
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    Consider Soil in Fall-applied Ammonia Rates

    Fall-applied anhydrous ammonia may not fulfill as much of corn’s nitrogen needs as previously assumed. According to a new study from the […]

    December 11, 2019
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    USDA Leaves Corn and Soybean Production, Supply and Demand Unchanged

    USDA still projects corn production at 13.66 billion bushels (bb) and soybean production at 3.55 bb. The agency also left yields untouched, […]

    December 10, 2019
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    USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report

    USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service is calling it quits for the year in issuing its weekly Crop Progress report. But U.S. farmers […]

    December 10, 2019
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    Montana Farmers Incurring Losses to Unharvested Crops Due to early Fall Snowstorms May Be Eligible for WHIP+

    WHIP+ may be available for eligible producers who have incurred eligible losses of certain crops, trees, bushes, and vines in counties where […]

    December 10, 2019
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    Soybean Price Prospects Moving into 2020

    The two major drivers of uncertainty impacting soybean prices in 2019 appear set to carry over into 2020.  The status of trade […]

    December 10, 2019
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    African Swine Fever Roils Markets, as Food Prices Increase Amid Supply Concerns

    Bloomberg News reported last week that, “China’s hog population has stopped shrinking and is starting to rise, after months of decline because of […]

    December 10, 2019