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    Vilsack Confirmed to Lead USDA

    After a Senate vote of 92-7, former Iowa Governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture will assume the latter role for the second […]

    February 24, 2021
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    Emergency Haying, Grazing Targeted in Senate Bill

    A pair of farm-state senators introduced a bill on Tuesday to provide farmers and ranchers the ability to utilize cover crop acres […]

    February 24, 2021
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    A ‘Double-dip’ La Niña in Store This Summer?

    It’s no secret much of the U.S. will begin the 2021 growing season on the dry side, with about half the country […]

    February 23, 2021
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    EPA Backs Tightening Small Refinery Exemptions

    The renewable fuels industry got some good news Monday when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it would tighten restrictions on […]

    February 23, 2021
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    Farm Sector Debt Continues to Climb — Economists

    Though grain prices have rebounded in the last few months, the long-term trend stretching back to the early 1990s of increasing nominal […]

    February 23, 2021
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    Consider These New Crop Insurance Coverage Options — Economist

    The deadline for purchasing crop insurance is about three weeks away, and farmers have options to consider in making their protection decisions […]

    February 22, 2021
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    Winter Blast the ‘St. Valentine’s Day Massacre’ For Texas Produce Crops

    Crop-watchers are taking stock of the damage from the winter storm that sent temperatures plummeting as far south as Texas. And the […]

    February 22, 2021
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    Grain Futures Surge as Speculators Increase Net-long Positions

    U.S. Department of Agriculture data late last week extended the trend of outlooks forecasting tightening grain supplies and robust export demand, and […]

    February 22, 2021
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    USDA: Farmers to Plant Largest Corn, Soybean Crops since 2016, 2017

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Chief Economist Seth Meyer said Thursday agency estimates show U.S. farm exports will be a record of $157 […]

    February 19, 2021
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    More Than Farm Demand: Why Phosphate and Potash Fertilizer Prices are Surging

    Though it’s largely because of major gains in corn, soybean and wheat prices and resulting demand from the farm gate, the increase […]

    February 19, 2021