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The Week Ahead: Feb. 27-March 5, 2017

Agriculture News - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 04:40

The House and Senate return to Washington, with President Donald Trump giving his first joint address to Congress Tuesday evening.

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AgDay Daily Recap -February 27, 2017

Agriculture News - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 03:57


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Grandpa Found Case Old Abe Statue in Scrap Pile

Agriculture News - Sun, 02/26/2017 - 17:58
Machinery Pete relays the story of an Ontario farmer whose grandpa found a Case Old Abe Eagle years ago in a scrap heap. The grandson is now looking to sell Old Abe
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Midwest, Wyoming Lawmakers Target Wolf Protections Again

Agriculture News - Sun, 02/26/2017 - 13:25

Pressure is building in Congress to take gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region and Wyoming off the endangered list, which would allow farmers to kill the animals if they threaten livestock.

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Government Spending

Agriculture News - Sun, 02/26/2017 - 10:18
This is a timeless and oddly timely criticism, since it looks like President Trump is going to shatter the travel expense records for presidents.
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Man-Caused Global Warming

Agriculture News - Sun, 02/26/2017 - 10:12
I've been in the field for three days.
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Gulke: 'No Favors' From USDA's Hazy Corn-Soybean Outlook

Agriculture News - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 05:00

Yet the agency acknowledged this week that soybeans do hold an edge over corn, says Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group in Chicago.

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USFR Weekly Recap - February 25-26, 2017

Agriculture News - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 04:30


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Prices from Huge Farm Liquidation Auction in Ohio Today

Agriculture News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 21:52
Sale price rundown from huge farm liquidation auction today (February 24, 2017) in Fredericktown, OH. Sale by Wilson National, LLC
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Cautious Optimism for 2017 Export Markets

Agriculture News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 18:05

Despite industry challenges including strong competitors and unfavorable exchange rates, exports soared through the second half of 2016. Will that continue into 2017?

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FJCTV: Scouting Your Farm From Above

Agriculture News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 16:26

Farm Journal agronomist Ken Ferrie has another tip on scouting your farm from above. 

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Down Mexico Way

Agriculture News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 16:23
We are noting some action on Mexico’s part, whether coordinated with the government or not. Take a look at the USDA weekly Export Sales report for the week ending February 16. For that week, Mexico was the largest buyer of pork, beef and soy oil. They were the second largest buyers of soybean meal and sorghum, and the second largest shipper of corn. They were the #3 buyer of wheat.
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Will Warm Weather Cut Maple Syrup Production Short?

Agriculture News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 16:02

If warmth persists, it could spell an early end to the maple syrup season. Once the tree buds start to break open, the sap will turn bitter. Silver maple trees have already opened their blossoms, Riemenschneider says, though silver maples produce only tiny amounts of sap anyway. 

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Pete's Pick of the Week: 2009 John Deere 8230

Agriculture News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:41

This tractor sold on Tuesday.

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Traders Well Prepared for Cattle on Feed Report

Agriculture News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:38

The average pre-report estimates for all three categories were in line with USDA's actual numbers.

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Tomi Lahren's "Alternative Facts" on COOL

Agriculture News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:25

Conservative political commentator Tomi Lahren is speaking out about Country-of-Origin-Labeling again.

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Fruit Growers Hope Trees Don't Bud Early as Forecast Points to Snow

Agriculture News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:11

While many have enjoyed these abnormally warm temperatures in February, it’s sparking fear among fruit farmers. 

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