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    Pre-Report Analysis of March 29 USDA Reports

    Mar 27, 2018 10:45 AM

    AgWeb.com will have full coverage of USDA's March 29 reports, following the 11 a.m. Central Time releases.

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    Guns or Butter or Pork or Beans

    Mar 23, 2018 03:55 PM

    The shots being fired are all taxes on some consumer somewhere. Guns or Butter is a well known macro-economic model of a production possibility frontier. Within a given budget, you produce either weapons or food in some ratio. You can bust the budget and produce more of both (as LBJ did during the Vietnam War) but at the risk of inflation or high taxes.

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    That Pesky Time Change

    Mar 16, 2018 05:17 PM

    I’m not sure about you, but Daylight Savings Time always gets me. It takes me a few days to get use to getting up an hour earlier than I did a few days prior, with the same being said about going to bed. It’s only an hour, right?! Well it’s Friday and I’m still tired! The change in the schedule messes me up and gets me feeling worn out by the day’s end. Well as you look at the table of weekly price changes below, it seems like that spilled over to the ag markets.

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    Impossible Things Prevail

    Mar 09, 2018 03:51 PM

    I doubt I’ve ever used an Alice in Wonderland quote in a Market Watch column, and I’ve written nearly 800 columns! But this quote popped into my head when I thought about some of the events of the week. Those included the Republican administration imposing steel and aluminum tariffs on allies as well as geopolitical adversaries, USDA tightening their corn carryover estimate by 225 million bushels in one shot, and President Trump agreeing to meet with Kim Jong Un in person.

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