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    USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report

    U.S. farmers made little headway in wrapping up the 2019 row-crop harvest last week, as two major winter storm systems hit wide […]

    December 3, 2019
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    Good Riddance to 2019 Soybean Harvest

    Normally, I would have written a soybean harvest story in late October. This year, however, soybean harvest was very late for many […]

    December 3, 2019
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    USDA Improves Crop Insurance Policies for Sugar Beet, Coarse Grain Producers

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced changes to crop insurance for sugar beets in 2020. USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) […]

    December 2, 2019
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    7 Tips on Planning for Another Wet Spring

    Because fields were wet through the fall, chances are high they will be wet in the spring, too. Ruth Beck, South Dakota […]

    December 2, 2019
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    USDA Meteorologist Expects Snowy, Colder Winter In Northern Plains

    Harvest is still on the move as a new month begins. USDA is extending its harvest progress updates into this month because […]

    December 2, 2019
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    Wet Grain, Test Weight, and Late Corn Harvest

    According to NASS, 20 percent—some 2 million acres—of the 2019 Illinois corn crop was still in the field on November 17. Following […]

    November 29, 2019
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    Restrictions on Tomato Imports Could Mean Volatile Prices at Grocery Stores

    Tomato prices could rise on the heels of an import restriction to scrutinize produce for a disease that could pose a threat […]

    November 29, 2019
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    ‘Hardest Year Ever’-Minnesota Farmers Air Stresses, Fears to State Ag Chief

    Bevan Beck set down his mug of coffee Saturday morning and listed out to Minnesota’s agriculture commissioner the setbacks that had befallen […]

    November 27, 2019
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    16% of Corn, 6% of Soybeans Left to Harvest

    When farm families gather around the table for Thanksgiving later this week and say what they’re thankful for, one thing some farmers […]

    November 26, 2019
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    Citrus Disease Continues its Spread Across Southern California

    The fatal citrus disease responsible for Florida’s significant production declines continues its spread across southern California as nearly 1,700 trees have been […]

    November 26, 2019