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Sponsored by Pivot Bio PROVEN Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of above-normal temperatures across the eastern one-half of the U.S., while cooler-than-normal conditions will prevail in the West. Meanwhile, near- or above-normal precipitation across most of the country, including the Plains, Midwest, and West, should contrast with drier-than-normal weather…read more »

How will global currency values affect U.S. ag exports

A projected weakening U.S. dollar this year will likely boost U.S. exports for some ag goods, but a leading ag economist says that boost might not be seen across the board. In this episode, CoBank economist Tanner Ehmke breaks down currencies from several countries and how they will affect a range of U.S. ag goods.…read more »

RFA President says two biofuels bills would help the industry immediately

The president of the Renewable Fuels Association says the two biofuels bills introduced in Congress Wednesday would help the renewable fuels industry immediately. Geoff Cooper says, “Oh, it absolutely would. It would authorize 500-million dollars over five years for grants for fuel retailers and marketers to put in the infrastructure capable of dispensing higher-level blends.”…read more »

RFA president says two biofuels bills would help the industry immediately

The president of the Renewable Fuels Association says the two biofuels bills introduced in Congress Wednesday would help the renewable fuels industry immediately. Geoff Cooper says, “Oh, it absolutely would. It would authorize 500-million dollars over five years for grants for fuel retailers and marketers to put in the infrastructure capable of dispensing higher-level blends.”…read more »

Cattle futures lower heading into Friday

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle closed lower watching corn and waiting for some direct cash business to develop.  April live cattle closed $.85 lower at $118.55 and June live cattle closed $.70 lower at $116.97.  March feeder cattle closed $1.90 lower at $135.10 and April feeders closed $2.32 lower at $138.97. …read more »

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