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LATEST NEWS FROM Farm Economy

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11:19AM Aug 09, 2019

35% Of Farmers Say The MFP Won’t Offset Their Losses Enough

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor
The first tranche is slated for August.
09:07AM Aug 06, 2019

Can we rise from the trade war ashes?

Dan Hueber
AgWeb Contributor
While it is difficult to find anything humorous in the market action as of late, I did have to chuckle a bit after reading a comment about the overnight action ...
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09:03AM Aug 05, 2019

Tariff Tension Continues With China, Markets Spiral Downward

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
Investors, bankers and farmers are seeing what the start of a new week brings. Both crop and livestock markets falling in the red early during Monday morning’s session. AgDay National
11:52AM Jul 10, 2019

Traders Are Certain the Fed Will Cut in July, But Unsure What’s Next

Bloomberg
Wire Service
Lurking beyond traders’ apparently unwavering confidence that the Federal Reserve will cut rates this month is a more nebulous outlook on what the central bank does afterward.
14:14PM Jun 17, 2019

Trade And Trade Aid Officials Testify At Hearing

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
Top U.S. Trade officials and USDA’s chief economist testified last week about trade and trade aid payments on Capitol Hill in front of the Senate Ag Committee. Trade And Trade
16:05PM Jun 05, 2019

Ag Economy Barometer Falls to Lowest Point Since 2016 Election

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
Trade tensions and poor planting weather driving farmer sentiments to multi-year lows in May according to the latest Ag Economy Barometer from Purdue University and the CME Group.
10:03AM Jun 05, 2019

Rural Economy Battling Extreme Headwinds

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
Trade disputes, flood damage and continued pressure on farm finances are stymieing economic growth in rural America.