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12:53PM May 17, 2019

Mike North on Metal Tariffs Being Dropped: "It's Massive"

Marjorie Kulba
AgWeb Contributor
The U.S. has reached a deal to remove steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico.
12:49PM May 17, 2019

Markets Now: Switch to Shorter-Season Corn, Not Soybeans

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
With poor weather keeping farmers out of fields for so long, they’re facing difficult decisions. And with prevent plant dates for corn sneaking ever closer, some farmers are eyeing soybeans.
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14:03PM May 16, 2019

Farmer Anxiety Grows Over Trade

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
Grain markets are on a rally due to slow planting, but farmer anxiety over trade continues to weigh on producer's minds.
12:34PM May 16, 2019

Lean Hog Market Going Whole Hog

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
As African Swine Fever expands, analysts hear rumblings of whole hog shipments.
08:45AM May 16, 2019

Trump Still in `Throes' of Working on Farm Aid Plan, Perdue Says

Bloomberg
Wire Service
The Trump administration is still in the “throes” of assembling the president’s promised $15 billion agriculture aid package for an industry hurt in the trade war with China.
13:54PM May 15, 2019

Reconsidering USDA’s Corn Projections

Marianne Stein
AgWeb Contributor
Corn prices fell on a forecast of more abundant supplies in the next marketing year and growing old-crop ending stocks, according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs.
08:20AM May 15, 2019

Soybean Meal Has Potential to Move Higher

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
As the U.S. and other nations work to fill the pork void left in China due to ASF, demand for soybean meal is likely to rise.