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    When Traders Panic

    It seems longer, but coronavirus has been mentioned as a market factor for ag prices for over a month now. Back on […]

    February 28, 2020
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    China Purchase of U.S. Sorghum Highlights Willingness to Buy When it Makes Economic Sense

    Bloomberg writers Isis Almeida and Michael Hirtzer reported on Tuesday that, “China is back in the market for U.S. sorghum this week, signaling […]

    February 27, 2020
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    Farm Bureau Survey-Farmers Cautiously Optimistic About Future Farm Economy

    USDA recently projected net farm income, a broad measure of farm profitability, to rise 3% in 2020 to the highest level since […]

    February 27, 2020
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    Virus Raises Market Worries

    Commodity experts at the International Sweetener Colloquium here on Tuesday signaled that the announcements of the spread of the coronavirus and the […]

    February 27, 2020
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    Pork Board Survey Shows Consumers Will Stop Buying if ASF Hits

    National Pork Board CEO Bill Even says the results of consumer research have amplified the need to promote food safety in the […]

    February 27, 2020
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    Processors Raise Prices as U.S. Faces Possible Sugar Shortage

    After last year’s bad weather in the Midwest, a freeze in Louisiana and a drought in Mexico, the United States faces a […]

    February 26, 2020
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    Sickness Spreads Through Freight Markets

    Imagine you are a freight provider — a trucker, say — and the demand for your services is so poor that the […]

    February 26, 2020
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    U.S. Dairy Consumption Trends in 9 Charts

    The recent bankruptcies of dairy processors Dean Foods and Borden Dairy highlighted challenges within the dairy industry. Downward trends in dairy consumption, mainly milk, was frequently cited as […]

    February 26, 2020
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    Progress on U.S.-China Phase One agreement

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced today that China has taken numerous actions to […]

    February 26, 2020
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    The 2020 Outlook for U.S. Agriculture From USDA’s Chief Economist

    Speaking on Thursday at USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum in Arlington, Virginia, USDA Chief Economist Robert C. Johansson provided a broad outlook for U.S. agriculture.  Today’s update […]

    February 25, 2020