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Spring is agriculture’s season of optimism

When we think of farmers we don’t necessarily think of romantics, but don’t let their typical reserve in showing emotions fool you. A farmer’s heart skips a beat when he or she sees a newborn calf, the budding of fruit trees and the sun rising higher each day.

Livestock producers face sunnier prospects than they have had in years. Cattle and hog prices are at record highs. Milk, poultry and egg prices also are good. The sector is poised to see a positive supply and demand balance.

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