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Grain Marketing: No Time for Panic . . . Yet By: 11/08/2013 @ 8:34am

Flip through the pages of the mid-November special marketing issue of Successful Farming!

The long view on food: Who wins? By: 10/22/2013 @ 9:15am

For most of the 20th century, we heard predictions that food production couldn’t keep up with population growth. Even…

Worrying weather & chatting costs By: 05/31/2012 @ 1:27pm

Dry weather's effects on crops and where grain prices & input costs are headed are big in ag this week.

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Grain, livestock markets rebalancing || Christmas on the farm By: 01/11/2012 @ 2:41pm

The grain markets are mostly bearish right now. Not good for farmers, right? Wrong, says one economist. It's a sign of better balance for both crops & livestock, making for a more stable marketplace…

Ag Week Connections By: 03/15/2011 @ 11:35am

See how one farm group is connecting with food consumers.

Preparing A Marketing Plan By: 11/09/2010 @ 12:02pm

Bill Havertape, cofounder of Midwest Strategic Investments, Inc., and well-known grain marketing commentator based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, says a majority of today's producers are production experts but…

3 ways to improve grain marketing results By: 09/08/2010 @ 3:59pm

"What happened to your projected seasonal rally in corn and soybeans?” asked a frustrated farmer from eastern Nebraska in early June. I told him that every year is different and that the late-June time…

Find the right tires for your trailer By: 09/08/2010 @ 1:46pm

Rob Sagar has seen tires that are 20 years old on some trailers.Although the tires may not have been used much, Sagar suggests that maintaining tires and changing them out regularly will help prevent blowouts…

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