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Trade a wild card for crops, livestock in 2018

Trade a wild card for crops, livestock in 2018

Uncertainty trumps excitement in the crop and livestock forecasts for 2018, economists said last week at the American Farm Bureau annual convention in Nashville.

Crop prices are expected to be flat in 2018, according to Dr. Keith Coble, head of the agricultural economics department at Mississippi State University.

“Given that we’ve been living in a tight situation, it makes being a good manager a really...




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