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U.S. stays mum on China trade concessions ahead of Beijing talks

Iowa Farmer Today - January 2, 2019 - 10:00am
U.S. government officials are publicly withholding judgment on China’s efforts to ease trade tensions ahead of talks next week, raising the prospect that Beijing’s latest economic-reform announcements won’t go far enough to satisfy President Donald Trump’s demands.
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Weed seed control delays herbicide resistance

Iowa Farmer Today - January 1, 2019 - 11:30am
While herbicides will remain the backbone of weed management systems for the foreseeable future, it should be clear that additional tactics are needed.
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Politics, prices key topics in Illinois in 2018

Iowa Farmer Today - December 31, 2018 - 2:30pm
Political changes, bumper crops and tighter profit margins marked the farm environment in Illinois in 2018. Here are a few highlights — and lowlights — of the year.
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Brazil increases competition for U.S. exports

Iowa Farmer Today - December 31, 2018 - 10:33am
The potential for strong South American soybean export competition during the marketing year is the limiting factor in expanded U.S. soybean exports, despite the possible resolution of the China trade issue.
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Weather, trade war key topics in Iowa in 2018

Iowa Farmer Today - December 30, 2018 - 9:00am
Whatever you want to say about 2018, there was no doubt that when it came to agriculture, it was one wild ride.
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Weather, trade issues key topics in Missouri in 2018

Iowa Farmer Today - December 29, 2018 - 4:00pm
Most farmers will remember 2018 as a challenging year. A string of unusual weather events led to a very bad forage situation, a summer drought hurt corn and soybean crops, and already low prices dropped during trade disputes.
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Groups watch trade talks with uncertainty and optimism

Iowa Farmer Today - December 29, 2018 - 7:00am
In recent weeks, U.S. farmers have witnessed a welcome sight on the trade front: China purchasing U.S. soybeans.
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