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    Cattle Market Expands Reporting, Transparency Within The Industry

    Starting today, August 9th, two new USDA Market News reports will provide additional cattle market transparency to help promote fair and competitive […]

    August 9, 2021
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    Class III and Mailbox Prices Aren’t the Same

    By Christopher Wolf – The author is professor of agriculture, food, and resource economics at Cornell University. It is no secret that […]

    August 28, 2020
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    Farmers Urged to be Prepared for Future Price Volatility

    THE OLD ECONOMIC AXIOM STILL HOLDS: LOW PRICES CURE LOW PRICES. 2020 will go down as one of the strangest years in […]

    August 28, 2020
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    U.S. Ag Exports to China on the Rise, But Not at Phase One Pace

    China is stepping up its purchases of U.S. farm exports, but it will not meet the ambitious sales goals of the “phase […]

    August 27, 2020
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    Corn Good-to-Excellent Condition Rating Drops Another 5 Percentage Points

    The U.S. corn crop’s good-to-excellent rating fell last week due to significant rating declines for several major corn-producing states, USDA NASS said […]

    August 25, 2020
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    Looking at 2020-21 Corn Consumption

    Crop tour estimates and derecho damage brought USDA corn production forecasts for the 2020 crop under question over the last week.  While […]

    August 25, 2020
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    California Cotton Acreage Down Significantly

    Cotton acreage in California is down significantly from the previous year. Poor grower prices and water availability are largely to blame for […]

    August 25, 2020
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    USDA-Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratio Signals Increasing Soybean Profitability

    The soybean-to-corn price ratio is often used as one of several tools in measuring profitability of soybeans and corn. The current ratio […]

    August 25, 2020
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    New Small Grain Offers Good Profit Potential

    Is your crop mix in need of a little boost? The answer may lie in a better understanding of consumer food trends. […]

    August 25, 2020
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    “Fragile” Farm Economic Conditions Persist, as Ethanol Waiver Concerns Remain

    Wall Street Journal writer Kirk Maltais reported on Saturday that, “Following a growing season last year filled with battering rainfall and bitter trade wars, U.S. farmers […]

    August 24, 2020