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3 Potential Marketing Options for a Bull Market

5/5/2021

Do bull markets motivate or paralyze you? Do you stay active in updating your projections or sit on the sidelines watching prices tick up?

USDA announces $92.2 Million in grants for local and regional food producers affected by the pandemic

5/5/2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of $92.2 million in competitive grant funding under the 2018 Farm Bill’s Local Agriculture Market Program (LAMP).

Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 5/5/21

5/3/2021

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

Managing yield limiting factors for maximum returns

5/3/2021

Each year, crop growers put a major investment in time and money toward planting a crop and ensuring that everything possible has been done to maximize economic yield.

New Xtendflex soybeans arrive for planting

5/3/2021

Not long after the first Iowa-bound delivery of Asgrow’s new XtendFlex soybeans arrived at Mitch Zumbach’s seed dealership on April 23,

Ocean shipping causing headaches

5/3/2021

U.S. exporters urge ocean transport intervention to help move ag products overseas.

Marketing Insights 5-5-21

5/3/2021

The month of February (when the base price for crop insurance is set) seems so long ago!

Cash Strategist

5/3/2021

Planting Brings Change In Focus

Iowa corn & soybean basis 5-5-21

5/3/2021

CORN: (basis vs. May futures, 04/28/21)

Dry April leads to soil moisture deficits

5/3/2021

The well below normal April precipitation increases the need for greater amounts of rain in much of Iowa.

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