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Over the last few weeks we have written that soybean exports in the 2017/18 marketing year are projected lower than last year. We’ve also written about the impact the administration’s announcements, actions and even potential announcements or actions have had on exports of U.S. grain sorghum to China. This article combines those two thoughts. Is the U.S. soybean sector set to follow a similar path as sorghum when it comes to China? USDA weekly export sales data suggests we should be on alert.
Author: AFBA
Posted: May 25, 2018, 1:20 am
With Memorial Day weekend and a congressional district working period approaching, now is the time for farmers and ranchers to urge lawmakers to vote for the farm bill. Chad Smith has more.
Author: AFBA
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:42 am
U.S. dairy farmers are expected to produce 218.7 billion pounds of milk this year. With total fluid milk sales in the first quarter of 2018 down nearly 2 percent compared to prior-year levels, more and more milk is finding its way into manufactured dairy products such as cheese. Cheese in cold storage totaled 1.35 billion pounds at the end of April 2018, the second-highest total on record since the series began in 1917 and the highest April total ever.
Author: AFBA
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:34 am

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1889 Civil War quilt and 1834 moldboard plow among the highlights on display.
Posted: May 26, 2018, 1:00 am
Your recap of some of the week's top stories in the audio version of IFB's Leader Page.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 9:30 am
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Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:56 am

 

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