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Cash Strategist Positions - April 26, 2017

4/24/2017

Cash Strategist Positions - April 26, 2017

Funds are new bean bears

4/24/2017

Money managers have not entered spring with a rosy attitude regarding the grains.

Corn Strategy - April 26, 2017

4/24/2017

Corn Strategy - April 26, 2017

Soybean Strategy - April 26, 2017

4/24/2017

Soybean Strategy - April 26, 2017

Snap Shot: U.S. Ag-Trade with Japan

4/21/2017

U.S. Ag-trade with Japan, although strong, has not experienced the same large increase over time.

Snapshot: U.S. Ag-Trade with Mexico

4/19/2017

The value of U.S. – Mexico Agricultural trade is $41 Billion Dollars. $17.8 billion coming from U.S. exports into Mexico and $22.9 Billion...

Develop a crop marketing plan

4/18/2017

It should outline both time and price objectives, and provide purpose and accountability for pricing old- and new-crop bushels.

Age Trends and Succession Planning

4/17/2017

Based on the two most recent USDA Ag-Census data years of 2007 and 2012 age data shows some alarming trends.

It’s time to confirm Perdue as agriculture secretary

4/17/2017

We farmers sometimes have an inferiority complex. We feel taken for granted considering what we produce is one of the most important things humans need.

Senator proposes raising CRP cap

4/17/2017

South Dakota Sen. John Thune last week proposed raising the acreage cap on the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

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