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11:58AM Nov 22, 2019

U of I Economist: Net Income Will Decline More Than $80,000 per Farm

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor
The University of Illinois says it will affect farm incomes this year. Economists reporting net incomes in Illinois will decline more than $80,000 per farm from last year's levels.
10:53AM Nov 22, 2019

Rural Mainstreet Index Hits Its Highest Level for 2019

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
Could a slow turnaround be in sight for the rural economy? Possibly, according to the Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI).
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21:39PM Nov 21, 2019

2019 Farm Manager of the Year Named

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete
Lawain Biermann's professional abilities to advocate for his landowner clients while seeing the farmer’s perspective makes him stand out and be recognized as the 2019 Farm Manager of the Year.
11:50AM Nov 15, 2019

Farmer on Farm Income: "I Can't Pay Bank Back With Hopes And Prayers"

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
It's getting colder and harvest is not slowing down for some Eastern Iowa farmers yet. It's an area which was once buried with feet of snow. However, the farm economy
09:27AM Nov 14, 2019

Nebraska Rancher, Hunters Collide Over Elk

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director
A Nebraska rancher who claims elk caused more than $100,000 in crop damage has been granted permits to kill 50 of the animals, sparking a controversy with hunters and a
16:34PM Nov 06, 2019

Farmer on River Bottoms: "If I Can't Get Insurance, I Won't Farm It"

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
Concerns about wet crops and wet fields are not stopping in Iowa. Farmers in river towns are worried crop insurance will make ground uninsurable because it may cost so much,
15:59PM Oct 24, 2019

Loans Now Available for Farmers Transitioning into Organic Crops

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
Rabo AgriFinance, with guidance from Pipeline Foods, has developed a new loan product that gives farmers the flexibility to receive the needed capital for upfront costs associated with changing production