Aug 11, 2015
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Crop development on track, despite dry conditions

While crop conditions across much of Minnesota and the Upper Midwest remain quite favorable, drier conditions have developed in portions of south-central and southwest Minnesota, and adjoining areas of northern Iowa....More
Aug 10, 2015
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Know your farm operation costs

Knowing your cost of production is essential to operating a sustainable business. Therefore, the ability to determine your cost is extremely important....More
Aug 7, 2015
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Soybean exports fuel bulls' fire

Soybean bulls were happy to finally see weekly new-crop export sales above 1.0 million metric tons, which I believe is the first time that's happened this entire season....More
Aug 5, 2015
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Farmers' choice for farm programs

Farm operators in Minnesota, Iowa, and other Midwestern states overwhelmingly selected the Agricultural Risk Coverage-County (ARC-CO) farm program choice for corn and soybeans for the 2014-2018 crop years....More
Aug 5, 2015
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Margins, cash rents and land values

In my travels conducting seminars, speeches and schools, margins, cash rents and land values appear to be major questions for people connected with the agriculture industry. In order to examine each of these topics in detail, I will use examples from the recent Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) course....More

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