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  • Farm income projections looking at record levels
    by Will Robinson on September 18, 2021 at 10:55 am

    Rising ag baseline projections for the current marketing year could mean more cash lining ag producers’ wallets. A leading ag economist dissects economic factors within the ag economy to compare current trends with near-term projections. The University of Missouri’s Pat Westhoff tells producers what they might be able to expect in the upcoming ag market. Pat Westhoff Managing for Profit ...     

  • Showers then, cooler, drier pattern ahead for the Heartland
    by gsoulje@brownfieldnetwork.com on September 18, 2021 at 9:41 am

    Post-Tropical Cyclone Nicholas will continue to produce relatively minor rainfall impacts across the South, where additional rainfall could total 1 to 2 inches or more. Meanwhile, a low-pressure system near the middle Atlantic Coast will approach North Carolina’s Outer Banks before turning northeastward. Regardless of further development, this potential tropical cyclone will result in heavy surf along the Atlantic Seaboard, although most of the system’s significant impacts will remain offshore. Farther west, a pair of cold fronts will cross the northern U.S. ...     

  • Continued decline in boxed beef prices pressures cattle futures
    by Meghan Grebner on September 17, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day lower, pressured by the continued slide in boxed beef prices.  October live cattle closed $.80 lower at $122.80 and December live cattle closed $1.05 lower at $127.52.  September feeder cattle closed $1 lower at $154.87 and October live cattle closed $.72 lower at $156.37.  It was a quiet end to the week for direct cash cattle trade following the light to moderate business that took place earlier in the week.  ...     

  • Lawmakers ask for $75 million to protect against ASF
    by Kellan Heavican on September 17, 2021 at 8:49 pm

    Seven lawmakers are urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to include $75 million dollars in the next appropriations bill for protections against African Swine Fever. The funds would be designated for the National Veterinary Stockpile for large animal depopulation and disposal equipment, additional staff for APHIS Veterinary Services for crisis response, and the National Animal Health Laboratory Network. In a letter, lawmakers say the money would ensure pork producers don’t suffer the consequences from a potential ASF outbreak.  The National Pork Producers Council says it’s critical USDA receives adequate funds to address ASF and are grateful to the lawmakers who made the request. ...     

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