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This month's cover story:

Come Hail or High Water

Risk manager defies weather with irrigation tech and diverse crops

 

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By Chip Flory
  • Poultry, Africa, and U.S. Exports: 6 Facts About International Ag Development

    7/31/2015 12:00:00 PM
    The USDA Poultry & Egg Export Council knows firsthand how even developing countries can quickly become a major market for agricultural products.
  • Don't Sell Your Wheat 7/31/2015 12:00:00 PM
    Producers should look at building a small long position until more details are available on the global crop.
  • This Kansas Wheat Harvest Soars Again 7/31/2015 11:20:00 AM
    When you marry into a farming family, you tend to pick up some new hobbies, like using a drone to capture sky-high highlights of the in-laws' wheat harvest.
  • Dire Weather Warnings for 2050 and 2100 7/30/2015 10:48:00 AM
    In agriculture, the weather gives and the weather takes. Some climate change researchers are worried about the taking that may occur as the rest of the century unspools.
  • Fed Moves Toward Rate Rise 7/29/2015 2:30:00 PM
    Federal Reserve policy makers said the labor market and housing have improved, moving closer to ending an unprecedented period of near-zero interest rates without providing a clear signal on the timing of liftoff.
  • Rail Fail: How Farmers Got Shorted $570 Million 7/29/2015 1:10:00 PM
    Farmers continue to be at the mercy of rail service providers in certain regions, particularly in the Upper Midwest.
  • Fed Decision Day Guide: What to Watch on Wednesday 7/29/2015 12:00:00 PM
    Here’s what to look for when the Federal Open Market Committee releases its policy statement at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Washington following a two-day meeting.
  • How to Handle Family Business Conflicts 7/29/2015 2:59:00 AM
    As one generation trains the next to run the farm, communication is key
  • Perspective: It's Past Time To Have The Talk 7/29/2015 2:46:00 AM
    In the cold, dark hours of the night, though, when you wake and find you’ve been dreaming about your cash-flow budget, the chilling truth is inescapable: You have to talk to your landowners about reducing the cash rent. Now.

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