Mar 17, 2015
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Is U.S. weather, acreage uncertainty enough to push corn prices higher?

There's really nothing excitingly bullish in the balance sheet, but the trade is eager to see what type of planting conditions U.S. producers will be forced to deal with. This uncertainty may temporarily prove to be enough to keep some type of price floor in place for new-crop contracts....More
Mar 17, 2015
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National Ag Week 2015 2

National Ag Week is being celebrated March 15-21 all across the United States, with Wednesday, March 18, designated as National Ag Day. As we celebrate National Ag Week, it is a good time to reflect on all the traditions and advancements that help make the U.S. agriculture industry second to none! Here are some interesting statistics about today’s agriculture industry....More
Mar 17, 2015
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Do you have the sixth C of credit?

The five Cs are important criteria for credit, but a sixth C is very important in terms of management, which frequently makes a difference in the five Cs of credit. The sixth C is the cranium....More
Mar 13, 2015
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Do retired farmers sway tillage decisions?

Is it too unreasonable to consider even just one field of strip-till or no-till, if you save roughly $15 per acre, and each 1% of soil organic matter helps soil hold 20,000 gallons more water per acre? Tell me what influences your decisions; I’d like to hear from you....More

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