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Bird Flu Continues Its Spread

2 hours 26 minutes ago
Grain markets are mixed on light fundamental news, while traders continue to weigh estimates for Friday's USDA reports. Outside markets continue "Washington Watch" for new policy initiatives.
Paul Georgy

Drones Make 'Next Generation Impact' on Farming

11 hours 47 minutes ago
It sounds like a giant bumblebee, the 2-foot-square drone whirring to life. Its four props lift it off the ground outside Bruce Bowsher's house and once it's about 4 feet in the air, they lift up to give a camera an unobstructed 360-degree view.
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Dr. Lawrence Goes to Washington

14 hours 57 minutes ago
With the spotlight on family farms and the challenges they face, John Lawrence, PhD, with Iowa State University, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Small Business Committee.
Roger Bernard

Give People Reasons to Care

16 hours 4 minutes ago
Whether you are an employer aiming to motivate your employees or a chairperson of a committee for an organization in either of these leadership roles you will be more likely to reach your outcomes when you give your employees and volunteers a reason to care.  
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Will PLC Have Payment Cap in Next Farm Bill?

17 hours 35 minutes ago
The Farm Doc Daily out of the University of Illinois last Friday had a post on how much the current Farm Bill has been affected by the lack of a payment cap on PLC payments (especially for peanuts and rice).  As most know, ARC payments have a maximum 10% of gross benchmark revenue.  If th [...] Editors

Hueber Report: Mexico Not Waiting Around

18 hours 31 minutes ago
There was a little disconcerting news filtering out of Mexico over the weekend as the uncertainly for the future of NAFTA has encouraged Mexico to work on Ag trade agreements with Brazil and Argentina, which may be close to signing.
Jim Wiesemeyer

'Modest Recovery' for Grain Prices Possible in 2017

19 hours 39 minutes ago
Economists at the University of Missouri have released their March 2017 U.S. Baseline Briefing Book. The bad news – trends indicate more financial pressure on the U.S. farm sector. But there could be a silver lining with a modest recovery of grain prices possible this year.
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