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Farmland Values Up; Income and Cash Rents Declined – St. Louis Fed, 1Q 2017 Report

Farmland Values Up; Income and Cash Rents Declined – St. Louis Fed, 1Q 2017 Report

👤From the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis 🕔May 18, 2017

Farm income declined in the first quarter of 2017 from a year earlier according to the latest survey of agricultural bankers in the Eighth Federal Reserve District. Proportionately more bankers reported that farm households continued to trim household expenditures and

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U.S.- China: “Let’s Make A Deal” – U.S. Beef, China Cooked Poultry; U.S. Natural Gas – DTN

U.S.- China: “Let’s Make A Deal” – U.S. Beef, China Cooked Poultry; U.S. Natural Gas – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 15, 2017

U.S. agriculture got some significant trade wins with China under a 100-day trade action plan that was rolled out late Thursday night in an announcement by the U.S. Commerce Department. Under the framework laid out as part of initial actions

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Livestock Markets: NAFTA Trade Is Important for Meat Industry

Livestock Markets: NAFTA Trade Is Important for Meat Industry

👤By James Mintert, Purdue University 🕔May 1, 2017

The 2016 election cycle created a lot of confusion about the importance and benefits of trade in general. In particular, a good bit of the election year rhetoric focused on trade within the NAFTA trade bloc (U.S., Canada and Mexico).

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Livestock and Poultry: “Regulatory Freeze” Puts GIPSA Rules on Ice – Commentary

Livestock and Poultry: “Regulatory Freeze” Puts GIPSA Rules on Ice – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Apr 12, 2017

This past December the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) issued an “interim final rule; request for comments” titled, “Scope of Sections 202(a) and (b) of the Packers and Stockyards Act [PS Act],” and two proposed rules, “Poultry Grower

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Alabama Poultry: 3 Avian Influenza Investigations in Northern Counties

Alabama Poultry: 3 Avian Influenza Investigations in Northern Counties

👤From Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 16, 2017

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries issued a stop movement order for certain poultry in the state because of three ongoing investigations of avian influenza in north Alabama. One flock at a commercial breeder operation in Lauderdale County was

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U.S. Livestock and Poultry Outlook: Too Much Meat? Maybe. – DTN

U.S. Livestock and Poultry Outlook: Too Much Meat? Maybe. – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 24, 2017

Is there such a thing as too much meat? Maybe, according to the USDA World Agricultural Board. In an initial 2017 outlook comments for the beef, pork, and poultry industry, USDA cited 2016 as a record year for meat production

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U.S. Ag Trade Outlook, 2017: Forecast Up $2.0 Bln; Imports at Record $114.5 Bln

U.S. Ag Trade Outlook, 2017: Forecast Up $2.0 Bln; Imports at Record $114.5 Bln

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 24, 2017

Fiscal year 2017 agricultural exports are projected at $136.0 billion, up $2.0 billion from the November forecast, largely due to expected increases in livestock, poultry, and dairy exports. Strong foreign demand and higher prices help boost livestock, poultry, and dairy

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Georgia: Lower Input Prices Provides Hope for Higher Profits in 2017

Georgia: Lower Input Prices Provides Hope for Higher Profits in 2017

👤By Sharon Dowdy, University of Georgia 🕔Jan 30, 2017

In 2017, Georgia row crop farmers will likely devote more acreage to the state’s tried-and-true commodities: cotton and peanuts. This and other agricultural projections for the year were the focus of the 10th annual Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series, held

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Americans to Eat 1.33B Chicken Wings for Super Bowl

Americans to Eat 1.33B Chicken Wings for Super Bowl

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 25, 2017

Americans’ consumption of the unofficial staple of Super Bowl Sunday – the chicken wing – is projected to hit 1.33 billion wings, according to a National Chicken Council (NCC) annual report. NCC’s 2017 Wing Report, released today, estimates that Americans

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Mississippi: State’s Ag Value Increased 1.8% in 2016

Mississippi: State’s Ag Value Increased 1.8% in 2016

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 15, 2016

The estimated $7.6 billion value of Mississippi agriculture increased by 1.8 percent in 2016, helping the industry retain its prominence in the state’s overall economy. “Agriculture’s reach in the state goes well beyond just the value of the goods produced,”

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