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  1. Top Ag News
    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
  6. Top Ag News
    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
  7. Top Ag News
    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
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    Getting Started with Carbon: What to Know About Payments, Farm-level Practices

    As the agricultural carbon economy continues to take shape, farmers are starting to ask some key questions the answers to which many […]

    May 7, 2021
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    Enhanced Coverage Option More Common Among Farmers with Higher Revenue Protection

    With the Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) available to add-on to crop insurance protection this year, farmers had the option to increase their […]

    May 7, 2021
  10. Top Ag News
    CME Group Closing Remaining Open-outcry Trading Pits

    What was a mainstay of grain and other commodity trading will soon be no longer. The agricultural options trading pits on the […]

    May 6, 2021