Harsh Winter is Putting Great Stress On Grain Supply

This winter has been a treacherous one, wreaking havoc with snow showers and frigid temperatures all across the country. Of course, this has affected the national and global economy in many ways. As usual, the agricultural industry seems to be hit the hardest when it comes to adverse weather conditions. At the moment, many parts…
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Recent Stories around the Agricultural Industry

As we enter the New Year, debate surrounds the highly anticipate Farm Bill. Here are a few other recent stories involving the agricultural industry and its involvement in government. Attempt to Kill Ethanol Mandates Some U.S. Senators are pushing a bill to get rid of current corn ethanol mandates. They believe that the mandates make…
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Harvest Pressures Affect Corn and Soy Prices

The past three years corn production, with harvests hindered by drought and high temperatures, pushed conventional corn to record setting prices of over $7.99 per bushel. Organic corn spiked as well, hitting $16. This year, however, farmers have seen a huge change, as pressures from a very productive harvest have pushed prices down drastically late…
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