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    China Tops Canada As Lead Buyer of U.S. Ag Goods

    Nov 17, 2017 01:51 PM

    Tensions are rising when it comes to the future of trade. As leaders from Canada, Mexico and the United States are in the midst of round 5 of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) 2.0 negotiations, new numbers from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) show China is now the top buyer of U.S. agricultural goods.

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    Look to Hit Singles with Old- and New-Crop Marketing

    Nov 17, 2017 09:55 AM

    Marketing clichés are as tiresome as a drawn-out harvest season. But in almost all clichés is a nugget of wisdom that turned into an analogy that was eventually repeated enough times to make it “tiresome.” If the saying represents a concept – and a timely concept – it deserves our respect and consideration. With that in mind, let’s string a few base hits together and build a marketing plan for 2018-19 corn, soybeans and wheat.

    Yes – this is about 2018-crop marketings. There is still work to do on 2017-crop sales and the concepts discussed here also apply to old-crop sales, but sometimes conditions demand a longer view. Now is one of those times.

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    Evaluate Soil Economics

    Nov 17, 2017 05:55 AM

    Data points are being collected on more than 4,000 acres.

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  • In The Shop: Must-Have Tools to Fix It Yourself

    Nov 16, 2017 02:56 PM

    As modern farm equipment gets larger and more complex, farmers are discovering they need to expand their tool inventory and shop accessories to tackle basic maintenance and repairs.

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    Kan. Producers Waiting for Gov't Fencing Payments After Wildfires

    Nov 16, 2017 02:51 PM

    Wild fires burned in Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma and Kansas earlier this year, destroying thousands of acres in its path.

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    World Without NAFTA Looks Like 1980s For Agriculture

    Nov 16, 2017 12:12 PM

    President Donald Trump has been stressing the importance of fair trade, and in order to get fair trade, he has threatened walking away from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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    Farmers Need More Collateral to Secure a Loan

    Nov 16, 2017 11:14 AM

    The latest RMI shows 53.1 percent of bankers say they are increasing collateral requirements for farm loans. 22.5 percent even say they’ve rejected a higher percent of farm loan applicants. Of those surveyed, approximately one-third indicate no changes in farm loan terms and requirements.

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