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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…

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…

Insight into Monsanto's Potential Acquisition of Syngenta By: 06/18/2015 @ 6:53pm

Even if Monsanto isn’t successful in its current negotiations to acquire Syngenta, consolidation in the agricultural…

Farm Beginnings Project Taking Applications By: 06/09/2015 @ 4:17pm

A popular, long-running educational program for young farmers is now open for applications, Minnesota’s Land Stewardship Project announced Monday. One of the most comprehensive farmer training…

Pork Profits Continue By: 06/04/2015 @ 6:39pm

The warm sunny weather at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday was a good reflection of the mood among pork producers attending the World Pork Expo there. The industry is profitable and is…

The [A] List: 3 Big Things This Morning, Tuesday, June 2 By: 06/02/2015 @ 6:32am

Grains trading higher; crop conditions highest we'll see this year?Grain prices were mixed Monday, turned higher in the overnight session, and now look to start today's trade in the same way…

The [A] List: 3 Big Things This Morning, Monday, June 1 By: 06/01/2015 @ 6:25am

The grain markets are starting the week lower.After mostly mixed overnight prices, corn, soybean and wheat futures have all turned lower heading toward today's open outcry session. Though a potential…

RFS Adjustments Justified According to Key Indicator -- Economist By: 05/29/2015 @ 11:52am

Friday's announcement of the paring-down of the ethanol mandate and increase in biodiesel usage through 2016 and 2017, respectively, is rooted in the market demand for both fuels in the broader context of…

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