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  1. Top Ag News
    The Search for SCN Resistance

    Peking Resistance Could Boost Farmers’ Bottom Line. Where is It? In most Midwestern states, soybean cyst nematode is resistant to varieties with […]

    February 14, 2020
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    2020 Crop Insurance Decisions

    During the next few weeks, many farm operators will be finalizing their crop insurance decisions for the 2020 crop year. March 16 […]

    February 13, 2020
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    An Alternative Look at the 2019-2020 Farm Program Decision

    This article analyzes if the history of 2014 farm bill payments can inform 2018 farm bill decisions between ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage […]

    February 13, 2020
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    February WASDE Provides Little New Input

    The February World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, as is typical, provided little fanfare for grain and soybean markets. Perhaps […]

    February 12, 2020
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    China Reassures U.S. on Phase One Trade Purchase Goals

    Bloomberg writer Peggy Collins reported late last week that, “China’s leader Xi Jinping reassured U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call that Beijing […]

    February 10, 2020
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    Despite Tariffs, U.S. Ag Exports Down Only 2%

    U.S. agricultural exports were down two percent in 2019 at $136 billion. USDA ag economist Bart Kenner says that’s still a relatively […]

    February 10, 2020
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    Biodiesel Production Profits in 2019

    The U.S. biodiesel industry continued to face strong headwinds in 2019 due to the demand destruction wreaked by small refinery exemptions (SREs).  […]

    February 6, 2020
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    After U.S., China Phase One Deal, Coronavirus Adds Additional Wrinkle

    U.S., China Ag Trade- Recent Background Reuters writers Hallie Gu, Muyu Xu and Tony Munroe reported last week that, “China’s imports of U.S. […]

    February 3, 2020
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    Costs of Corn and Soybean Production

    In a recent update from Iowa State University (ISU) Extension (“Estimating costs of crop production vital for 2020 farm businesses“), Alejandro Plastina explained that, “Thin […]

    January 28, 2020
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    Soybeans Need Good News

    Soybean futures prices fell again last week on reports of a coronavirus outbreak rattling the Chinese economy and the prospects of a […]

    January 28, 2020