Mar 22, 2011
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Grain Shipments to Japan Delayed

At least nine vessels carrying grain bound for Japan have been unable to discharge their cargoes due to problems at the country's ports hit by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, but no cancellations of shipments have been reported, trade sources say....More
Mar 22, 2011
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Japan Important to U.S. Agriculture

In the past couple of weeks, we have all witnessed the news reports of the death, destruction and suffering following one of the worst earthquakes in Japan’s history, and the tsunami that followed. The devastation in the northern third of Japan is almost unbelievable, and millions of people are impacted by the follow-up impacts of the disaster. The after-effects of the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami, as well as the potential issues from the failing nuclear power plant, are likely to affect Japan for years to come....More
Mar 22, 2011
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Young Farmer’s Dilemma

One observation from my Road Warrior travels is that more quality young people are exhibiting interest in agriculture as a business and career than in the past. With job prospects being low in many fields, agriculture can offer a rewarding career and lifestyle. However, there is a challenging part of the decision to enter agriculture. A recent attendee at a conference where I spoke wrote me the following email. Please read it and tell me, how would you respond?...More
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