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White House director encouraged by 'good vibe' of China talks

Iowa Farmer Today - February 4, 2019 - 1:45pm
President Donald Trump is optimistic about the prospect of a trade deal with the Chinese after the “good vibe” of negotiations this past week, a top White House adviser said.
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Farmers focus on locking in profits with stored crops

Iowa Farmer Today - February 4, 2019 - 6:45am
It’s no secret prices aren’t where farmers want them to be. However, with the 2018 harvest in the rearview mirror, attention has turned to making sure they can lock in a profit.
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Illinois producers design Angus herd genetics for better beef

Iowa Farmer Today - February 3, 2019 - 11:00am
AVISTON, Ill. — Clinton County beef producer Kimberly Wolter pursues quality with the determination of a racehorse stretching for the finish line.
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Grains Council works to build new markets for uncertain times

Iowa Farmer Today - February 3, 2019 - 9:05am
It could be argued that the U.S. Grains Council has never been more relevant. At a time of trade war, an organization that ferrets out new markets and opportunities is important to farmers.
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Seedstock producer ‘fell in love’ with Simmentals

Iowa Farmer Today - February 2, 2019 - 1:11pm
ALBIA, Iowa — Denny Cason grew up on a dairy farm, but when it comes to cattle, his first and only love has been the Simmental breed.
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Father and son continue to develop herd genetics, data

Iowa Farmer Today - February 2, 2019 - 7:00am
DELMAR, Iowa — Curtis Claeys began his career in agriculture in uncommon fashion.
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No days off for farmers in extreme cold

Iowa Farmer Today - February 1, 2019 - 11:25am
LEXINGTON, Ill. — Babies don't wait, no matter how cold it is. That includes calves that decide to arrive in the midst of a record-breaking cold snap.
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Beef producer enjoys genetic improvements

Iowa Farmer Today - February 1, 2019 - 6:00am
BUTLER, Mo. — Cooper Black’s connection to agriculture goes back to his earliest years.
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Big business plans all-out blitz on Washington to end trade war

Iowa Farmer Today - January 31, 2019 - 9:26am
Corporate America is taking the gloves off in its campaign to end President Trump’s trade war.
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China trade resolution bullish for corn prices

Iowa Farmer Today - January 31, 2019 - 9:00am
Editor’s note: The following was written by Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois ag economist, for the university’s Farmdoc Daily website Jan. 22.
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East Coast farmers meet challenges of mandatory regs

Iowa Farmer Today - January 31, 2019 - 6:15am
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Like today’s parents might dangle the threat of taking electronics away if kids don’t do their chores, some people see the threat of mandatory nutrient management regulations around the Chesapeake Bay as motivation for Midwest farmers to…
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Pork producers resolve to help with trade deals, ‘right to farm’

Iowa Farmer Today - January 31, 2019 - 6:00am
DES MOINES — Delegates with the Iowa Pork Producers Association passed resolutions and heard industry updates at their annual meeting in Des Moines Jan. 22.
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Trade, ASF uncertainty can cause producers to ‘freeze’

Iowa Farmer Today - January 31, 2019 - 6:00am
DES MOINES — Despite supply and trade issues, economist Steve Meyer said he believes there is reason for optimism in the pork industry.
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Corn Growers see value in meeting with legislators

Iowa Farmer Today - January 31, 2019 - 5:45am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Corn Growers Association held its annual meeting and legislative day on Jan. 23 in Jefferson City, talking about current issues and how to build connections and understanding with state lawmakers.
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Corn calls farmers as trade war erodes U.S. soy profits

Iowa Farmer Today - January 30, 2019 - 9:41am
Corn could prove a bottom-line bulwark this year for U.S. farmers.
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Ag land market ‘holding its breath’

Iowa Farmer Today - January 29, 2019 - 7:00am
OMAHA, Neb. — Farm and ranch land is the financial bedrock for American agriculture, as land makes up 82 percent of total assets for the industry.
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Three scenarios for U.S.-China trade talks this week

Iowa Farmer Today - January 28, 2019 - 11:00am
The U.S. and China will hold a pivotal round of talks this week in an attempt to end their trade war. Interpreting if they’d made real progress toward a truce won’t be an easy matter.
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Farmers, traders eager for data as government reopens

Iowa Farmer Today - January 28, 2019 - 8:27am
Farmers, traders and investors are looking forward to a slew of data and services from the U.S. Department of Agriculture now that President Donald Trump has agreed to temporarily end the longest-ever U.S. government shutdown.
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