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    Farm Lending Down Again

    Kansas City Fed: Farm Lending Declines For a Second Consecutive Quarter In an update last week from the Federal Reserve Bank of […]

    January 22, 2020
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    Two Trade Deals and a Price Drop

    The signing of the Phase 1 trade deal with China and approval in the Senate of the USMCA last week saw two […]

    January 22, 2020
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    How to Protect Your Farm and Save Money

    In a presentation entitled “Protect Your Farm and Save Money,” four lawyers from the Davis Brown Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa, told […]

    January 22, 2020
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    Is the World More Reliant on Meat Trade?

    Last week’s post looked at the expanding impact of trade in U.S. meat, especially beef and pork. As a follow-up, this week’s […]

    January 22, 2020
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    U.S. Consumption of Wine Drops

    • U.S. wine consumption decreased in 2019 for the first time in 25 years, posting a -0.9% volume loss from the year […]

    January 22, 2020
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    Agriculture Confidence Index

    Farmers’ Optimism Returns Despite Tough Year A long, drawn out crop year and ongoing trade battles didn’t dampen farmers moods, as they […]

    January 21, 2020
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    Harvest Lingers in North Dakota

    Thousands of Corn Acres Left To Harvest In North Dakota The weather continues to be a focus in the Northern Plains. Farmers […]

    January 21, 2020
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    Hemp Crops Failing THC Test

    About 41 percent of the Arizona hemp plants tested for THC have failed Arizona’s budding hemp-growing industry is suffering growing pains as […]

    January 21, 2020
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    Chinese Ag Purchases Still Foggy

    Uncertainty Lingers Regarding Chinese Purchases of U.S. Farm Goods Bloomberg writers Mike Dorning and Michael Hirtzer reported last week that, “President Donald Trump’s […]

    January 21, 2020
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    Minnesota Dairy Drain

    800 Minnesota dairy farms have closed in past three years The number of licensed dairy farms in Minnesota continues to decline at […]

    January 21, 2020