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Farmers National: 2015 is Key for Land Market By: 07/30/2015 @ 10:20am

With tight to negative margins continuing to pressure farmland prices, this year could be pivotal for farmland prices, according to an official at Farmers National…

Typical Illinois Farm 2015 Net: Loss of $5 an Acre By: 07/14/2015 @ 4:18pm

Last week, University of Illinois economist Gary Schnitkey released his estimates of 2015 and 2016 crop budgets that…

World Food Prize Names 2015 Laureate By: 07/02/2015 @ 12:56pm

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh has been named the 2015 World Food Prize Laureate for his role in developing the…

Greece Crisis Can Impact Corn, Soybean Markets By: 07/08/2015 @ 8:05am

While there continues to be a lot of chatter and rhetoric surrounding the possibility of Greece leaving the European Union, the impacts are very debatable.  For one thing, no matter where you reside…

End of an Era for Corn, Soybean Futures: Exchange Goes Silent By: 07/02/2015 @ 9:41am

This Monday, the history of corn and soybean markets will change. After being traded on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade for 124 years, the yelling and screaming to buy and sell ag commodities futures…

Farmer Celebrates Freedom While Serving 6,300 Miles Away By: 07/01/2015 @ 11:25am

What will you be doing to celebrate your country’s freedom and independence? From 6,300 miles away, Leroy Kline, an Iowa farmer and active member of Agriculture.com’s Marketing Talk discussion forum…

Land O’Lakes, United Suppliers Plan Inputs Merger By: 06/30/2015 @ 4:53pm

Minnesota-based cooperative Land O’Lakes and United Suppliers of Ames, Iowa, announced Tuesday that they plan to merge their crop inputs businesses. Under the agreement, the first step will be to combine…

Secrets of Big Data By: 06/22/2015 @ 11:56am

A year ago at this time, Doug Applegate was beside himself dealing with the damage a massive storm inflicted on his family’s farm operation near Oakland, Iowa. “June 3 last year we got hit with a tornado…

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