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    Corn Condition Drops Again

    In addition to corn condition dropping 1 percentage point this week, corn estimated as mature is still far behind the five-year average […]

    October 16, 2019
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    Deal or No Deal-EPA Short on Biofuels

    President Donald Trump’s promise to rural America on biofuels took a hit on Tuesday, when the EPA released a proposal that falls […]

    October 16, 2019
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    MFP Eligibility Changes a Boon to Speciality Crop Growers

    Specialty crop groups in California are alerting their members about eligibility changes that could boost grower participation in the next round of […]

    October 16, 2019
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    USDA Opens Enrollment for ARC, PLC Programs

    Agricultural producers now can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs – two U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

    October 16, 2019
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    California Pesticide Ban Will Hit Alfalfa Growers, Scientists Say

    Integrated pest management of alfalfa in California will be “profoundly” impacted by the loss of the pesticide chlorpyrifos next year, research scientists […]

    October 16, 2019
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    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