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National farm debt continues to rise
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National farm debt continues to rise
Tough financial conditions in farm country are exacerbated by trade uncertainty, an analyst says.

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Despite value, little protection exists for Midwest farmland
Despite conservation efforts, urban development and the expansion of rural residential real estate over the last 25 years has eliminated farmland across the U.S. at levels not seen since the early 1970s
Purdue grape team offers expertise boosting Indiana wineries
Purdue's grape team offering expertise helping boost Indiana's growing wine industry
National feeder and stocker cattle report
Ranchers were welcomed with open arms and the full strength of the market.
National wool and sheep review
Feeder lambs were 2.00-10.00 higher.
Yakima Valley Farmers Fight For The Future Of A Cascades Lake
The plan to tap Kachess Lake is just one piece of a massive compromise that aims to end the Yakima Valley’s water wars.
Judge: North Dakota anti-corporate farm law constitutional
A federal judge has upheld the constitutionality of North Dakota's Depression-era anti-corporate farming law
Western hay price report
Trade slow with light demand from exporters, more interest was shown from dairies in the Columbia Basin this week and Canadian buyers.
Public meetings called on downsized Grand Staircase plans
The management of the downsized Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and will be the subject of two public meetings next month
Agency to handle only part of permitting for water pipeline
A federal agency's decision to pass on permitting for much of the Lake Powell Pipeline has opponents cheering
California shell egg price report
Brown egg offerings and supplies are extremely light.