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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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Fed watchers seek hints about future rates amid likely hike
The modest rate increase that’s widely expected reflects the continued strength of the U.S. economy.
Some farmers worry Trump’s bailout checks won’t be enough
Some farmers worry Trump’s bailout checks won’t be enough
Some farmers strained by Trump's trade war with China worry bailout checks won't be enough
Apple Commission to apply for tariff relief
Apple Commission to apply for tariff relief
The Washington Apple Commission will apply for addtional export promotional dollars as part of the Trump administration’s tariff relief. Industry also says 2018 crop is picking short of expectations.
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.

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Colorado meatpacker recalls ground beef after E. coli death
A Colorado company has recalled more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef after an E. coli outbreak that killed one person and sickened 17
General Mills fiscal 1Q sales fall short
The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and other packaged foods faced increased costs during the quarter.
DowDuPont names leaders for Corteva Agriscience, DuPont

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What ignited many of California’s worst wildfires a mystery
It’s estimated human activity causes more than 80 percent of all wildfires in the United States.
Fed watchers seek hints about future rates amid likely hike
The modest rate increase that’s widely expected reflects the continued strength of the U.S. economy.
Some farmers worry Trump’s bailout checks won’t be enough
Despite value, little protection exists for Midwest farmland
Purdue grape team offers expertise boosting Indiana wineries

Business

National farm debt continues to rise
Tough financial conditions in farm country are exacerbated by trade uncertainty, an analyst says.
Producers need to prepare for next economic cycle
Transition management will be key to sustained success.
Fed watchers seek hints about future rates amid likely hike
Some farmers worry Trump’s bailout checks won’t be enough
Despite value, little protection exists for Midwest farmland

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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.
Western hay price report
California shell egg price report
Fluid Milk and Cream — Western U.S.

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Fed watchers seek hints about future rates amid likely hike
The modest rate increase that’s widely expected reflects the continued strength of the U.S. economy.
Some farmers worry Trump’s bailout checks won’t be enough
Some farmers strained by Trump's trade war with China worry bailout checks won't be enough
Despite value, little protection exists for Midwest farmland
Purdue grape team offers expertise boosting Indiana wineries
Judge: North Dakota anti-corporate farm law constitutional

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Apple Commission increases China promotions
With China’s apple crop down 28 percent, the Washington Apple Commission sees an export opportunity despite tariffs.
Some farmers worry Trump’s bailout checks won’t be enough
Some farmers strained by Trump's trade war with China worry bailout checks won't be enough
Apple Commission to apply for tariff relief
Nurseries eye ‘ecommerce’ opportunities
Grain elevators blend wheat to meet falling number standard