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Biodiesel Industry Seeks EPA Help By: 01/30/2015 @ 6:33pm

Friday the National Biodiesel Board asked EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to reconsider the agency’s decision to ease imports of biodiesel from Argentina and to issue…

3 Things to Watch This Morning, Friday, January 30 By: 01/30/2015 @ 6:35am

Grains seen 'quietly' moving higher Friday. The overnight session saw the grain markets edge higher after…

3 Things to Watch This Morning, Thursday, January 29 By: 01/29/2015 @ 6:18am

Another day, another set of market factors hitting the grains. The grain markets are lower heading into Thursday's…

Are the Bears Prepping for an Exit from the Grains? By: 01/29/2015 @ 11:19am

Speculation about when the grain markets' bottom will arrive and early spring planting ideas are big this week.

Why is a Strong U.S. Dollar So Bad for Everything Else? By: 01/28/2015 @ 3:05pm

The currency market (i.e., Foreign Exchange/FOREX) and its participants make up the largest market in the world, encompassing $5.3 trillion dollars per day. That is a figure that cannot be ignored. Exchange…

Farm Operating Loans on the Rise -- Fed By: 01/28/2015 @ 2:50pm

The switch has been flipped.A couple of years ago, farm lending for big-ticket purchases -- fueled by high grain prices and farm incomes -- was strong while operating loans were scraping the floor. Corn and…

3 Things to Watch This Morning, Wednesday, January 28 By: 01/28/2015 @ 6:31am

'Not the acres planted . . . it's the total bushels produced.' A hot topic is growing in Marketing Talk this week as spring planting starts to become front-and-center in a lot of farmers'…

Landowners: Base Acres Deadline Approaching By: 01/27/2015 @ 1:02pm

Loyd Brown, president of Hertz Farm Management in Nevada, Iowa, is getting questions about the farm program from landowner clients these days. The most common is whether the ARC or PLC program will pay more…

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