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  1. Top Ag News
    Nitrogen Leads Fall 2019 Fertilizer Prices Lower

    Fertilizer prices dramatically increased last Spring. After anhydrous ammonia spent most of 2018 around $500 per ton, prices jumped to more than […]

    October 15, 2019
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    Crop Insurance Payments Likely in Many Areas

    It is likely that a significant number of corn and soybean producers in many areas of southern and western Minnesota, as well […]

    October 15, 2019
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    Corn and Soybeans Move Higher on Supply and Trade

    Strong price rallies in both corn and soybeans closed out the week after a mixed reaction on Thursday.  Corn prices initially fell […]

    October 15, 2019
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    Trump’s Hailing of $50 Billion in Chinese farm Purchases Seen as ‘Meaningless’

    China is still a long way from forking out $50 billion for farm goods from the United States, agriculture industry analysts said […]

    October 15, 2019
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    Here’s What’s on an Ag Lender’s Wish List

    I was lecturing at one of the banking schools and the following question was posed by one of the participants, “When working […]

    October 15, 2019
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    U.S., China Take Initial Step on Trade Deal

    William Mauldin, Chao Deng and Vivian Salama reported in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal that, “The U.S. and China took an initial step to cement a trade agreement […]

    October 14, 2019
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    Mission Aims to Tap Trade Opportunities in Vietnam

    When Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney leads a U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission to Vietnam Oct. […]

    October 14, 2019
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    Farmers Stuck in Mud, then Snow As Historic October Blizzard Follows Wet September

    The great blizzard of October 2019 has a stunning, perhaps long-lasting effect in central North Dakota. At a time when the state’s […]

    October 14, 2019
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    60 Countries Take Part in 1st Global Ethanol Summit

    Industry and government officials from 60 countries are meeting with U.S. officials in the nation’s capital this week at the Global Ethanol […]

    October 14, 2019
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    Feedback From The Field – Oct. 14, 2019

    How are your crops faring this year? What are your hopes for yields? We’re asking growers about what’s really happening in their […]

    October 14, 2019