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    Disaster Avoided? Reviewing the 2019 Grain Ending Stocks Situation

    Grain markets in 2019 had a familiar feel – a late June rally that faded as concerns about the U.S. corn and […]

    November 19, 2019
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    Volatility Challenges Rice Industry Infrastructure

    Volatility in Arkansas long-grain rice acreage places undue stress on industry infrastructure. And currently, near-term market indicators show slightly bullish prices, but […]

    November 19, 2019
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    Federal Reserve Ag Credit Surveys-2019 Third Quarter Farm Economy Conditions

    Last week, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City and Minneapolis released updates regarding farm income, farmland values and agricultural credit conditions […]

    November 18, 2019
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    Bankers Worry About Liquidity as Farmers Adjust to Lean Times

    A majority of farms remain profitable. However, their profit margins are smaller than in recent years, and bankers are growing more concerned […]

    November 18, 2019
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    USDA to Extend Flexibility on Crop Insurance Program

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced it will continue to defer accrual of interest for 2019 […]

    November 15, 2019
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    Stopping Invasive Animals

    Feral hogs are one of the biggest nuisances U.S. agriculture faces with as many as 7 million wild hogs in 37 states […]

    November 15, 2019
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    Alarming Trends in Rural America as Farmers Try to Hold On

    Farmers across the heartland are scrambling to finish this year’s fall harvest before winter descends. That is, if they were even able […]

    November 15, 2019
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    Spring Floods Have Lasting Impact on Midwestern Transportation Market

    For anyone in and around the Corn Belt in 2019, the lasting effects of this spring’s flooding are still front and center in everyone’s […]

    November 14, 2019
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    Trump Says He Would Raise Tariffs, Talks Reportedly Stalled on Agriculture

    It was a bad day for U.S.-China trade prospects yesterday as President Donald Trump threw a bit of cold water in a […]

    November 14, 2019
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    American Poultry Farmers Regain Access to China

    United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement on China’s decision to lift […]

    November 14, 2019