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    2019 Beet Harvest Over-Frozen Sugarbeets Left to Rot in Upper Midwest

    The 2019 sugarbeet harvest in the Red River Valley ended on Nov. 9 when American Crystal Sugar Company (ACSC) was no longer […]

    November 19, 2019
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    Soybean Crush Prospects

    The release of the NOPA soybean crush estimates last Friday indicated crush levels picked up substantially in October.  Driven by a moderate […]

    November 19, 2019
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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 Issues Second Tranche of Market Facilitation Program

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from […]

    November 16, 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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    Turkey Prices Up for the Holidays

    The price for wholesale, whole turkeys is higher this year as producers grapple with the ups and downs of marketing during the […]

    November 15, 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