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Ag Loans: Are Past Arguments Against Raising Rates Valid? – Commentary

Ag Loans: Are Past Arguments Against Raising Rates Valid? – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Oct 18, 2017

In designing the APAC/TFU supply management program for the 8 major storable crops (barley, corn, cotton, grain sorghum, oats, rice, soybeans, and wheat), the corn loan rate was set at 95 percent of the full US cost of production. The

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Midwest: Keeping Grain in Good Condition Through the Winter

Midwest: Keeping Grain in Good Condition Through the Winter

👤By Klein Ileleji, Purdue University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Harvest is already in full swing, but has slowed down due to the constant rainfall in the last few days. It appears that the corn and soybean crop had a pretty good field dry-down on average, and USDA crop progress

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USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments – Total Exceeds $9.6 Bln

USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments – Total Exceeds $9.6 Bln

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that over $9.6 billion in payments will be made, beginning this week, to producers through the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs. The United States Department of

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Grain Stocks: Corn, Soybeans Well Above Last Year, Wheat Down Slightly

Grain Stocks: Corn, Soybeans Well Above Last Year, Wheat Down Slightly

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Old crop corn stocks in all positions on September 1, 2017 totaled 2.29 billion bushels, up 32 percent from September 1, 2016. Of the total stocks, 787 million bushels are stored on farms, up 25 percent from a year earlier.

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Farm Policy: USDA Analysis of the Federal Crop Insurance Portfolio

Farm Policy: USDA Analysis of the Federal Crop Insurance Portfolio

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Last week, the USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) released an analysis of the Federal crop insurance portfolio titled, “The Risk Management Safety Net: Market Penetration and Market Potential.” Today’s update recaps some of the key findings from the RMA report. The report

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Georgia: Estimating 2016 ARC, PLC Payments For Covered Commodities

Georgia: Estimating 2016 ARC, PLC Payments For Covered Commodities

👤By Don Shurley and Adam Rabinowitz, University of Georgia Ag Economists 🕔Jul 26, 2017

A PLC payment is issued when the MYA Price is less than the PLC Reference Price. Estimates of the MYA Price are available during the crop marketing year and, while the final MYA Price may not be known, any estimated/projected

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Minnesota Small Grains: Expecting Record Spring Wheat Yields

Minnesota Small Grains: Expecting Record Spring Wheat Yields

👤By Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota Small Grains Specialist 🕔Jul 25, 2017

The USDA-NASS’ July 1 yield forecasts for barley, oat, and spring wheat were 67, 71, and 61 bushels per acre, respectively.  This would mean a new state record for spring wheat, while the forecast for barley and oats are 10

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North Dakota Drought: 75% of State Suffers – Yield Estimates Falling – DTN

North Dakota Drought: 75% of State Suffers – Yield Estimates Falling – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Jul 18, 2017

In my first drought story earlier in June, much of the focus was on the poor condition of the wheat and durum crops. While that is still the case, with both of those crops in worse shape since then, the

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WASDE Coarse Grains: Higher Domestic Corn Production, Usage, Ending Stocks

WASDE Coarse Grains: Higher Domestic Corn Production, Usage, Ending Stocks

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 12, 2017

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for larger supplies, greater feed and residual use, and higher ending stocks. Corn beginning stocks are raised 75 million bushels reflecting lower feed and residual use in 2016/17 based on indicated disappearance during

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Midwest and Plains Crop Progress: Conditions Decline in Many Areas

Midwest and Plains Crop Progress: Conditions Decline in Many Areas

👤By Anthony Greder, DTN Managing Editor, and Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 11, 2017

Corn, soybean and spring wheat conditions all declined last week, according to USDA’s weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. Corn condition dropped to 65% good to excellent last week, down 3 percentage points from 68% the previous week. Silking was

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