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    USDA Leads Discussion on COVID-19 Challenges for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

    A listening session hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Thursday afternoon will open a dialog for beginning farmers and ranchers […]

    May 6, 2021
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    U.S. Lumber Prices Surge 359% as Sticker Shock Continues on Labor, Weather

    A combination of challenging wet weather in the Southeast where a lot of timber is logged for lumber in the domestic market […]

    May 4, 2021
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    Strong Beef Demand Pushing Fed Cattle Prices Higher

    As the U.S. continues to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, beef demand looks to be higher than normal heading into the already […]

    May 4, 2021
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    Farm Machinery, Parts Shortages Mount on Supply Chain Disruptions, Demand

    Farm equipment and machinery manufacturers faced labor and raw material shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that shortage is extending into the […]

    April 21, 2021
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    Midwest Farmland Sales Pace Picks Up Amid Surging Values

    The pace of farmland sales is up around 56% compared to a year ago in the central U.S. With recent data showing […]

    April 15, 2021
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    Tractor Sales Skyrocketing

    U.S. farm tractor sales continued their 11-month climb, with March sales 84.1% higher than the same month a year ago, recent industry […]

    April 15, 2021
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    High Post-pandemic Demand: Farm Machinery Market is Booming

    A combination of manufacturer production cuts during the COVID-19 pandemic followed by the rapid run-up in grain market prices have farm machinery […]

    April 12, 2021
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    FSA Opens CFAP 2 Signup

    As of Monday, you have about 60 days to sign up for financial assistance through the second round of the USDA Farm […]

    April 6, 2021
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    Post-COVID-19 Stabilizing Efforts Pay Off for Beef Industry

    A year ago, packer spreads — the difference in price between fed cattle and boxed beef — were at record-high levels as […]

    April 2, 2021
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    Suez Canal Blockage Highlights Global Shipping Issues Affecting Ag

    With news to start the week that the Taiwan-owned Ever Given container ship that’s been wedged in the Suez Canal the last […]

    March 29, 2021