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Economist shares marketing strategies

7/28/2021

There’s just been immense volatility in those markets, so, clearly, we’re not at the highs that we saw in the last several months. But don’t let that cloud your judgment on what a $5.43 futures price or $5.28 cash price is in terms of profitability.

RMA Extends Deadlines, Waives Interest Deferral for Emergency Drought Relief

7/27/2021

The USDA -RMA - will authorize Approved Insurance Providers (AIPs) to extend deadlines for premium and administrative fee payments, defer and waive the resulting interest accrual and allow other flexibilities to help farmers and ranchers through widespread drought conditions in many parts of the nation.

Question.Persuade.Refer. training available

7/26/2021

Say "Yes" to saving the life of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.

Herbicide injury rises in soybeans

7/25/2021

Agronomists cite dicamba applications during hot and dry weather as possible reason for off-target herbicide damage.

Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 7/28/21

7/25/2021

Iowa's premier weekly crop reports as seen in the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman.

Sustainability and profitability go hand in hand

7/25/2021

There is a lot of discussion related to sustainability and profitability in agriculture these days.

New seed treatment raises bar on insect protection

7/25/2021

A new soybean insecticide seed treatment aims to provide better protection

Marketing Insights 7-28-21

7/25/2021

It is time to take a snapshot of the incredible revenue opportunities that have been and are available for 2021 corn production.

Cash Strategist

7/25/2021

Focus Shifting To Harvest

Iowa corn & soybean 7-28-21

7/25/2021

CORN: (basis vs. September futures, 7/21/21)

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