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    Plastic Ag Products the latest post-COVID-19 Supply Chain Logjam

    Farmers could be soon seeing shortages of inputs made of plastic — things like baler twine, net wrap and silage bags — […]

    May 12, 2021
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    Farmer Challenges NRCS Wetland Statutes with Lawsuit

    A South Dakota farmer has filed a lawsuit against USDA, alleging that the agency’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has illicitly forced […]

    May 12, 2021
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    May WASDE Preview: Grain Stocks Expected to Tighten Further

    What’s normally a fairly quiet monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) […]

    May 12, 2021
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    Federal Officials Take Up Global Shipping Logjams, Cost Spikes

    Supply chain disruptions across the global economy have sprouted up in the last year as the world grapples with fallout from the […]

    May 11, 2021
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    Ballot Initiatives Would Ban Key Livestock Production Practices

    A ballot measure in Colorado is fueling speculation that animal husbandry practices like artificial insemination — a mainstay on many dairy and […]

    May 11, 2021
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    Corn, Soybean Planting Surge Beyond Average Pace

    Two-thirds of the expected 2021 corn crop is planted, while soybean farmers neared the halfway point as of Sunday, according to Monday’s […]

    May 11, 2021
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    Produce Industry Facing Skyrocketing Trucking Rates

    Truck rates are 70% higher than they were a year ago in parts of the country, and produce industry officials don’t expect […]

    May 10, 2021
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    Grain Demand Rationing? Not Yet, Analyst Says

    In times of high prices like today’s grain markets, demand rationing is one driver of lower prices. But that’s yet to happen […]

    May 10, 2021
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    Long-term Weather Trends: West is Getting Drier, Midwest Getting Wetter

    North Dakota has experienced the driest six-month time period dating back to 1895 when weather officials started collecting such data. California is […]

    May 10, 2021
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    Drought Monitor: California, Corn Belt Deteriorate while Texas Improves

    An active weather week delivered in excess of 10 inches of precipitation to parts of Texas, helping that state show improvements in […]

    May 7, 2021