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Farm Bill Passes Senate Ag Committee

A Senate panel approved a modest, bipartisan rewrite of federal farm and nutrition programs.

Soybeans Under Pressure

The potential size of the soybean crop and trade uncertainty continue to be the main forces behind soybean price weakness.

Historic Fertilizer, Seed, and Chemical Costs with 2019 Projections

Fertilizer, seed, and chemical costs represent a sizable portion of the total costs of producing corn.

Long-term Study Shows Crop Rotation Decreases Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Many farmers grow corn and soybean in rotation to avoid the continuous corn yield penalty, but now there’s another reason to rotate.

President Trump Rejects Changes to Renewable Fuel Standard

Trump’s decision not to sign off on the changes had biofuels producers and their Capitol Hill allies breathing a sigh of relief.

Is Corn Setting Up for a Rally?

When combined with a robust consumption scenario for the remainder of the year, the possibility of significantly lower corn production in 2018 creates a bullish outlook for corn prices.

Understanding Initial, Delayed and Prevented Planting Decisions

Ag Decision Maker article discusses protection options from cool, wet spring.

Prospects for Timely Planting of the 2018 Corn Crop

The purpose of this article is to assess each of these factors and project the timeliness of planting the 2018 U.S. corn crop.

Initial Review of the House 2018 Farm Bill

This article is a brief review of the 2018 House farm bill.

To Overcome Shortage, Brazil Seeks Approval to Import U.S. Corn

Due to a drop in corn production, poultry farmers from the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul plan

China Ethanol Imports from US Could Return to Rock-Bottom

China slapped an additional 15% tariff on imports of ethanol from the United States on Monday, increasing the

U.S. Soybean Production, Exports Would Fall if China Imposes Tariffs

Chinese soybean imports from the U.S. could drop by as much 71 percent.

Corn and Soybean Acreage in 2018

Speculation over competition between spring crops for acreage has been a hot topic for discussion over recent weeks.

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