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Milk Hauling Rates Jump in Upper Midwest

Milk hauling rates jumped by more than a third in 2018 compared to 2017, shows a study just released by the Upper Midwest Federal Milk Marketing Order.

A Quick Look at Difference in State-Level Soybean Prices

We often simply look at the ratio of November soybean futures to December corn futures prices. While this is an interesting metric, it obscures the considerable variation in cash prices across the country and how planting signals might vary from region to region.

February 14 Deadline for Market Facilitation Program

Agricultural producers have until Feb. 14, 2019, to sign up for USDA’s Market Facilitation Program, launched last year to help producers suffering from damages due to unjustified trade retaliation.

High-Octane Future Remains in Flux

While the future of ethanol may reside in the development of a national high-octane fuel standard, finding consensus among petroleum producers, automakers and ethanol producers may be difficult.

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Eight Questions About the Dairy Margin Coverage Program

Many dairy producers are hopeful that the Dairy Margin Coverage program through the 2018 Farm Bill will provide a better safety net. However, the government shutdown created some confusion about the program and its implementation....

U.S., China Trade Talks in Washington this Week

After continuing last week in Beijing, U.S., China trade talks will resume again this week in Washington, D.C. as recent news items continue to highlight impacts of the ongoing trade dispute on the farm economy. ...
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