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Farmers should consider locking in feed prices

Farmers should consider locking in feed prices

The current feed supply is bountiful, and prices are favorably low right now for livestock producers, but Iowa State University agriculture economist Chad Hart harbors some concerns about the rest of the year.

“The feed and grain market resembles last year’s at this time, but as I look out into 2018, factors indicate that we likely will see higher feed costs later in the year. Producers need to plan for that,” Hart said.

The alarming factors prompting Hart to express concern include dry...




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