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  1. Top Ag News
    Food and Agriculture Contribute $9 Trillion to U.S. Economy

    The economic impact of the U.S. food and agriculture sector is notable. The 2023 Feeding the Economy report has revealed the economic […]

    March 23, 2023
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    Inflation to Impact 2023 Net Farm Income

    Ongoing inflationary pressures will once again impact this year’s total farm income. While high commodity prices offer relief, farmers’ balance sheets will […]

    January 20, 2023
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    Expect Higher Interest Rates for the Next Several Years

    Farm profitability will be checked by the highest interest rates seen in years, according to Farmdoc daily. U.S. farmers should expect higher […]

    January 6, 2023
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    Iowa Farmland Value Increases 48% in Two Years

    Iowa farmland values are the new energizer bunny – they just keep rising and rising and rising. The state’s cropland is some […]

    December 16, 2022
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    5 Market Movers to Keep an Eye on this Winter

    Market headlines impacting farmers’ bottom lines this year ranged from weather and war to exports and more. At the onset, 2023 appears […]

    December 13, 2022
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    Retail Food Inflation Double Digits for 2022, to Increase Slightly in 2023

    According to a new USDA Food Price report, retail food inflation has tapered slightly but is still running up double digits from […]

    December 2, 2022
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    2023 Could Bring Record U.S. Ag Production

    The U.S. economy is slated to slow in 2023, just as farmers and ranchers ramp up production. The USDA predicts prices for […]

    November 9, 2022
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    Mexican Avocado Imports Contribute Record $11.2 Billion to U.S. Economy

    A new report from Texas A&M University revealed that imports of Mexican avocados contributed a record $11.2 billion to the U.S. economy […]

    October 5, 2022
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    Hog Numbers Stagnant Amidst Economic Uncertainties

    The U.S. hog herd remains relatively stable, according to a University of Missouri livestock economist. As 2023 inches closer, numbers aren’t expanding […]

    October 3, 2022
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    While Farm Income Stays Strong, Question Marks Linger

    Farm income appears strong, but the volatility of input prices and commodity prices have farmers on edge. USDA Chief Economist Seth Meyer […]

    September 28, 2022