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Corn plants can impact humidity

| August 8, 2016

Recent news stories regarding the U.S. corn crop impacting weather are true: USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says the U.S. corn crop can have a measurable impact on weather, but says corn is not a “dominant force.”

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Bayer conducting due diligence on Monsanto

| August 8, 2016

Bayer AG is examining all points of Monsanto, including financial accounts, in its effort to acquire the St Louis, Missouri-based company.

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Agriculture production costs sharply decline in 2015

| August 8, 2016

U.S. farmers spent far less on agriculture production in 2015 compared to 2014, according to the Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Rabobank advising farmers to limit and cut production cost

| August 4, 2016

Amid a third year of negative margins, farmers need to cut production costs to maintain access to capital, according to a new report by Rabobank.

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Vilsack: Ag needs a unified voice

| August 4, 2016

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the industry must do a better job speaking with one unified voice.

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Long term ag outlook strengthens

| August 3, 2016

After a volatile June and early July in the commodity markets, agricultural outlooks turned higher in the rest of July.

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U.S. Cattlemen’s Association disappointed in Brazil announcement

| August 3, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced yesterday that the U.S. will resume importing fresh, frozen or chilled, beef products from Brazil.

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Animal feeders pushing demand for high-protein feed

| August 3, 2016

Soybean meal continues to be an important ingredient for animal-feed rations, but today’s poultry and swine farmers have more options than ever for meeting their animals’ nutritional needs.

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USDA reaches agreement to reopen beef exports to Brazil

| August 2, 2016

USDA says the agency reached an agreement with Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture to allow access for U.S. beef and beef products to the Brazil for the first time since 2003.

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