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Ag Law in the Field: How Will Tax Reform Affect Agriculture? – Audio

Ag Law in the Field: How Will Tax Reform Affect Agriculture? – Audio

👤By Tiffany Lashmet, Texas Ag Law 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Kristine Tidgren from the Iowa State Center for Ag Law and Taxation joined me on a recent episode of the Ag Law in the Field Podcast to discuss the ins and outs of the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. 

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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 16, 2018

The following prices are effective from 01/17/18 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 01/23/18. The next announcement is scheduled for 01/23/18 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.32 per ton for Runner peanuts * $413.60 per ton for

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Tell The Real Story of Agriculture, says Former Tyson Foods CEO

Tell The Real Story of Agriculture, says Former Tyson Foods CEO

👤By Haley Apel - IANR Media 🕔Jan 15, 2018

Donnie Smith says it’s time for the agricultural industry to take back the story of food production.   Smith, president and CEO of Tyson Foods from 2009 to 2016, delivered his message to those attending the second Heuermann Lecture of the 2017-18 season at

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AgFax Weekend: Land Values Up or Down – 7 Factors | Fertilizer Budget Tighter?

AgFax Weekend: Land Values Up or Down – 7 Factors | Fertilizer Budget Tighter?

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Jan 12, 2018

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Land Values Up or Down – 7 Factors | Fertilizer Budget Tighter? | Anhydrous Price Jumps 12% | and more.

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DTN Fertilizer Trends : Prices Up, Farmers May Have to Re-Work Budgets

DTN Fertilizer Trends : Prices Up, Farmers May Have to Re-Work Budgets

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Average retail fertilizer prices picked up where they left off at the end of 2017, continuing to move higher the first week of January 2018, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. For the first time in several weeks, all eight

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Drought Monitor: Dryness Continues for Most of the Country

Drought Monitor: Dryness Continues for Most of the Country

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Summary Dryness continues over most of the country with only isolated areas of above-normal precipitation for this week. The “snow drought” over much of the mountainous western United States is catching more attention, but there is time to make up

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South Carolina: Cotton, Peanut Grower Meetings, Santee, Jan. 23, 25

South Carolina: Cotton, Peanut Grower Meetings, Santee, Jan. 23, 25

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability on cotton and peanut crops at meetings planned by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month. The annual South Carolina Cotton Growers Meeting will be 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan.

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Alabama: Southwest Cotton, Peanut Production Meetings On Tap In February

Alabama: Southwest Cotton, Peanut Production Meetings On Tap In February

👤By Libbie Johnson, Agriculture Agent, Escambia County, Florida 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Cotton and peanut production in southwest Alabama will be the focus of a series of meeting in February. Cotton Production Meetings: Baldwin County – February 15 Farmers’ Federation Building, behind ALFA 21332 St. Hwy 59 S. Robertsdale, 5:00 p.m. Escambia County

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Sen. Grassley Talks: USDA Nomination; RFS Solutions; Infrastructure Funding – DTN

Sen. Grassley Talks: USDA Nomination; RFS Solutions; Infrastructure Funding – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said Tuesday the U.S. Senate needs to end a hold on the nomination of Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey to a key USDA post and also pushed ethanol and oil interests to work out their differences

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Land Values: 7 Factors That Could Push ‘Em Up Or Down

Land Values: 7 Factors That Could Push ‘Em Up Or Down

👤From a press release 🕔Jan 10, 2018

A number factors – both positive and negative – are at play in terms of land values and to what degree they might influence how much land comes on the market, says Randy Dickhut, senior VP of real estate operations

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