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To GMO or non-GMO? That is the question

By Larry Dreiling Feb 4, 2019 To call commodity markets a roller coaster ride would be an understatement. Take

Some Answers To Hybrid Performance Questions

By Rhonda Brooks Editor, Farm Journal Magazine Editorial Director, Farm Journal Media When you pour a bag of premium-quality seed corn into


10 Reason Beef Producers can feel good

How Government Shutdown Affects USDA, Farmer Payments

Some USDA activities will be shut down or significantly reduced.

Crop and Livestock Price Prospects for 2019

Crop prices continue adjusting to the current trade environment and large global inventories.

Prospects for Corn Use from Ethanol Production

The WASDE forecast of corn use for ethanol production decreased by 50 million bushels in the December report.

2018 Farm Bill a Lot Like the 2014 Version, but with Some Key Changes

December has come with a holiday present for agricultural producers.

2018 Farm Sector Income Forecast, November

Net farm income is forecast to decrease $9.1 billion from 2017 to 2018.

U.S. Beef Gains New Market Access in Morocco

Beef will be imported under the terms of the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement.

Ag Barometer Declines Slightly in November

The November reading was 134, down from 136 a month earlier.

Corn and Soybean Acreage Prospects for 2019

As harvest wraps up, considerable speculation will occur over the next few months about the acreage decisions farmers will make in 2019.

Tariff Disruptions Persist While Trade Talks With China Seem Uncertain

Recent news items continue to discuss the impacts of trade tariffs on agricultural commodities, including soybeans, dairy products, and pork.

Kansas Corn Praises President Trump's Year-Round E15 Announcement

Breaking Down Winter Supplement Options

Each fall, winter cow feeding and supplementation questions roll in.

President Trump Opens Door to Increased Ethanol Use

Trump is ordering the EPA to take steps to enable the year-round sale of gasoline containing as much as 15 percent ethanol.

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