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
Mar 10, 2015
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Impact of education on income and unemployment

Education does have an impact on employment, income, and who participates in the workforce. Moving forward, the agriculture industry will be starved for talented people who can manage increased sophistication of technology and innovation on complex businesses....More
Mar 10, 2015
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Less than a month to make decisions on new farm programs

Most farm operators have been contemplating farm program choices for the new farm bill for the past 6-8 months; however, decision time has now arrived. Producers have until March 31, 2015, to complete their farm program choice at local USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices....More
Mar 10, 2015
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USDA WASDE report has bears and bulls jockeying for position in the corn market

Corn continues to trade sideways and struggles to take out nearby technical resistance. The USDA numbers in the March 2015 WASDE report did little to change the current theme. Remember: it's early in the race and both the bullish and bearish traders are jockeying for inside position....More

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