Jul 19, 2011
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Argentina Sees 2011-2012 Corn Sales to China

Argentina’s government expects to start corn exports to China with the country’s 2011-2012 crop, which will come to market starting in February. Argentina plans on signing a final agreement with China sometime between July and November to set the framework for the first shipments, Agriculture sub-secretary Oscar Solis said in a weekend press release....More
Jul 19, 2011
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2011 Farmfest Forums Scheduled

Farmfest will feature an exciting line-up of feature forums in 2011, according to Kent Thiesse, Farmfest forum coordinator. The forums will be held August 2, 3 and 4, in the forum tent on the Farmfest site, which is located at the Gilfillan Estate, 7 miles southeast of Redwood Falls, MN. Thiesse says the forum schedule for 2011 has a heavy emphasis on national and state agricultural policy issues, and on issues affecting rural Minnesota....More
Jul 19, 2011
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Off Farm Income and Depreciation’s Role in Repayment Ability

The other day a Canadian ag lender was calculating the term debt and lease coverage ratio. He asked why we include off-farm income or revenue and depreciation when calculating this debt service and margin metric....More
Jul 12, 2011
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USDA Soybean Data Neutral to Bearish

  Tuesday morning’s monthly supply/demand update from USDA appears neutral to bearish for the soybean market as the U.S. soybean balance sheet contained no real surprises, but the world balance sheet held some negative news....More
Jul 12, 2011
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Crop Conditions Improve

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