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Kansas: Tyson Poultry Expansion Gets Push Back from Rural Community – DTN

Kansas: Tyson Poultry Expansion Gets Push Back from Rural Community – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Rolling hills dotted with cattle paint the horizon to the north and south of I70 just west of Kansas City, Kansas. It’s the place rancher Kirk Sours calls home. Tailgate Ranch Co.’s 2,000 acres sit atop some of the best-quality

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Farmer Optimism Fading; Large Operations Feel Financial Pinch – DTN

Farmer Optimism Fading; Large Operations Feel Financial Pinch – DTN

👤By Greg D. Horstmeier, DTN Editor-in-Chief 🕔Sep 7, 2017

The optimism that farmers and others in rural America appeared to carry from the 2016 presidential election appears to be waning, according to the most recent DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agricultural Confidence Index. The overall producer Confidence Index for August fell

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Agribusiness Stocks Down – Fertilizer Companies in Worst Shape – DTN

Agribusiness Stocks Down – Fertilizer Companies in Worst Shape – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 27, 2017

Major agribusinesses have gone from being among the highest-returning investments for shareholders prior to 2012 to being among the lowest returners from 2012 to 2016 due to the downturn in the ag economy, according to a survey of 40 global

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Indiana: Agribusiness Finance Seminar, West Lafayette, July 18-21

Indiana: Agribusiness Finance Seminar, West Lafayette, July 18-21

👤By Jennifer Stewart-Burton, Purdue University 🕔May 19, 2017

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will host a four-day seminar in July to help non-financial managers better understand how their decisions impact profitability. Agribusiness Finance for Non-Financial Managers is July 18-21 on the university’s West Lafayette campus.

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DTN Partners with EFC Systems

DTN Partners with EFC Systems

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 2, 2016

DTN announces a new integration partnership with EFC Systems that will allow ag retailers and grain elevators to operate more efficiently.   This partnership enables customers who use both DTN and EFC Systems products to easily streamline operational efficiencies and

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Diversifying the Ag Workforce: Developing College-Educated Workers – DTN

Diversifying the Ag Workforce: Developing College-Educated Workers – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 18, 2016

Major agricultural businesses are looking at a more diverse U.S. population and trying to find ways to make agriculture become more diverse as well. Keeping up with U.S. population trends was one of the drivers behind a summit last week

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Farmers Show Little Hope for Economic Improvement – DTN

Farmers Show Little Hope for Economic Improvement – DTN

👤By Katie Micik, DTN Markets Editor 🕔Jan 4, 2016

Farmers’ discontent with crop input prices and farm incomes has continued to grow while hope of an economic turnaround has faded, according to the latest results of the DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agriculture Confidence Index. The latest reading of the index

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Farmers, Agribusiness Starting 2016 With Bleak Outlook – DTN/TPF

Farmers, Agribusiness Starting 2016 With Bleak Outlook – DTN/TPF

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 4, 2016

Concerns over their current financial situation and expectations for the future have pushed crop and livestock producers’ confidence to an all-time low in the history of DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agriculture Confidence Index (ACI). According to the latest survey, producers’ overall

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College Grads: Expect Almost 60,000 Jobs in Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources

College Grads: Expect Almost 60,000 Jobs in Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources

👤From USDA and Purdue University 🕔Nov 3, 2015

During the next five years, U.S. college graduates will find good employment opportunities if they have expertise in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources, or the environment. Between 2015 and 2020, we expect to see 57,900 average annual openings for graduates

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Monsanto Tries to Court Syngenta Despite Shunned Advances – DTN

Monsanto Tries to Court Syngenta Despite Shunned Advances – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN, Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Jun 16, 2015

What’s in a name? It meant a lot 15 years ago when Novartis and AstraZeneca merged to form Syngenta, the first global group focusing exclusively on agribusiness. “Syn” has Greek roots indicating integration and consolidating strengths. “Genta” was derived from

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