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Russia's blizzard of the century is a blessing for wheat fields

Iowa Farmer Today - February 7, 2018 - 7:16am
A record-breaking snow storm will benefit wheat crops across central Russia, reinforcing the outlook for another big harvest.
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Can Americans eat more chicken? Industry bets windfall on growth

Iowa Farmer Today - February 7, 2018 - 7:10am
As if Americans didn’t have enough chicken on the menu already, production of the nation’s most-popular meat is headed for the biggest growth spurt in more than a decade.
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Indian exports threaten white sugar's premium as crops recover

Iowa Farmer Today - February 6, 2018 - 6:58pm
India might soon become even more important to the world’s sugar traders.
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Pork association awards scholarships

Iowa Farmer Today - February 6, 2018 - 1:00am
The Wisconsin Pork Association awarded several scholarships at its annual meeting February 1 in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Sixteen high school seniors and college students were awarded more than $6,000 in scholarships.
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Holstein-calf project underway

Iowa Farmer Today - February 6, 2018 - 1:00am
The Chippewa County Holstein Breeders is sponsoring a Chippewa County Calf Project to provide youths with the opportunity to own registered Holsteins. Loan funds of up to $1,500, at no interest, are being made available to youth to buy calves.
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Culver’s project surpasses $1.7 million

Iowa Farmer Today - February 6, 2018 - 1:00am
The global population is expected to increase from 7.6 billion to 9.8 billion by 2050. The world needs to rise to the challenge of feeding 29 percent more people using the same amounts of today’s land and water. Those responsible…
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ADM is said in advanced talks to buy commodity trader Bunge

Iowa Farmer Today - February 5, 2018 - 10:16am
Archer Daniels Midland Co. is in advanced talks to acquire commodity trader Bunge Ltd., accelerating the pace of consolidation in the global grain-trading industry, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Pull together in times of stress

Iowa Farmer Today - February 5, 2018 - 1:00am
Farming has always been stressful, but recently it’s been more so.
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