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    Measuring Feed Cost Changes on Dairy Operations

    How can dairy producers measure the real impact of reducing operational feed costs? While measuring cents per cow is essential, looking at […]

    March 24, 2023
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    More Corn and Wheat Acres Expected in 2023

    More corn and wheat acres are slated for this growing season, according to Ag Access survey data. Nearly 400 respondents said they […]

    March 24, 2023
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    In the Face of Higher Input Costs, Farmers are Locking in Their Needs for the Year

    In a survey of their online readership, a recent Farm Journal poll found farmers have prepared for higher costs by locking in […]

    February 23, 2023
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    Used Machinery Market Sees High Supply, High Demand

    Climbing input costs in 2023 don’t stop at fertilizer. Machinery inventory makes up about 40% of all production costs. Managing machinery and […]

    February 17, 2023
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    USDA Announces Grant Program to Increase U.S. Fertilizer Production

    A $500 million grant program from the USDA, intended for independent fertilizer suppliers, aims to increase U.S. fertilizer production in hopes of […]

    September 29, 2022
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    Fertilizer Prices Fall, Still Much Higher than Last Year

    Retail fertilizer prices continue to fall this month, according to DTN’s price tracker. For three consecutive weeks, all eight major fertilizers moved […]

    August 26, 2022
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    Ag Economy Barometer Rises Slightly in July

    According to Purdue’s Ag Economy Barometer, farmer sentiment rose modestly in July despite continuously climbing input costs and lower crop prices. The […]

    August 4, 2022
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    Farm Bill, High Input Costs, Preservation of Crop Insurance Top of Mind for Farmers

    Amidst ongoing market uncertainty, weather disasters and supply-chain challenges, there’s no shortage of worries on farmers’ brows as eyes look ahead to […]

    July 29, 2022
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    Average Retail Fertilizer Prices Drop for Fifth Consecutive Week

    As farmers continue to voice concerns over input prices, as evidenced by the latest Ag Economy Barometer, the market is showing signs […]

    July 7, 2022
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    Ag Economy Barometer Slides Two Points as Financial Uncertainly Looms

    Rising input costs and uncertainty about the future contributed to a two-point drop in the Ag Economy Barometer, now at 97. 51% […]

    July 7, 2022