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U.S. Senate quickly  approves USMCA

1/20/2020

The trade deal with Canada and Mexico is expected to solidify two key export markets for Iowa farmers.

Phase 1 of China deal signed

1/20/2020

Iowa farm leaders, lawmakers cautiously optimistic deal will significantly boost exports.

No biotech blues: wheat acres suffer

1/20/2020

There have long been three big U.S. field crops—corn, soybeans and wheat. But wheat may soon be dropping out of that trio.

Roaring into the twenties

1/20/2020

Starting an exciting new decade of progress for Iowa agriculture.

Online soil health course  offered

1/20/2020

Iowa’s rich soil makes the state a leader in agricultural production.

Cattle prices projected up in 2020

1/20/2020

A long drought of profits in the cattle market might end in the first half of 2020.

Marketing insights 1/22/20

1/20/2020

This week the graph illustrates the USDA soybean projected production for the last 10 years.

Cash strategist 1/22/20

1/20/2020

Uncertainty hangs over crop markets.

Iowa corn & soybean basis 1/22/20

1/20/2020

CORN: (basis vs. March futures, 1/15/20)

Iowa Farm Bureau statement on Senate passage of USMCA

1/16/2020

“The passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) marks a significant milestone for Iowa agriculture and several other industries. Mexico and Canada are the two largest export markets for U.S. agriculture, and the passage of USMCA will provide more freedom and certainty in the marketplace, fairer trade, and increased opportunities for Iowa farmers.

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