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Latest Issues in American Commodity Farming Stories

2010-07-01 08:48:00

CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The projection made by agricultural intelligence company Lanworth (Lanworth.com), that last year's U.S. corn and soybean crop production was lower than reported by U.S.

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2010-05-03 07:15:21

The impacts of low-external-input cropping systems on energy and yield.

2008-09-05 09:00:25

SPEAK OUT - A GROWING PROBLEM Being in the food industry can be uniquely satisfying - it is a pleasure to be in the business of feeding people. But it's also a tough business, with tight margins and heavy competition.

2008-08-30 00:00:21

By Michelle Koetters BLOOMINGTON - If nothing else, farmers can expect crop prices to continue to fluctuate.

2008-08-14 09:00:49

By David Streitfeld After a worrisome start to the growing season that fanned fears of food shortages and huge economic losses, corn, the most important crop in the United States, is now on track for a bountiful harvest. The U.S.

2008-08-14 00:00:32

By Christopher S Rugaber WASHINGTON - After months of rising food prices, there may be some relief coming with farmers on track to produce the second- largest corn crop and fourth-largest soybean crop in history. In its first estimates this year based on field visits and farmer surveys, the U.S.

2008-07-31 03:00:28

By Joe Napsha, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 31--For the past two years, Sewickley Township cattle farmer Regina Carpenter said she and her husband, Derwyn, have absorbed the rising costs of fuel and feed, but they can no longer afford to hold the line this year.

2008-07-06 15:00:20

By Jessica Legge, The Times West Virginian, Fairmont Jul. 6--FAIRMONT -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service looks for the country's 2008 net farm income to reach a record level.


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