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Friday midday cash livestock prices

USDA Mandatory is reporting a light cattle trade in Kansas on light to moderate demand. Compared to last week, live sales are 2.00 lower at 168.00. Trading is mostly inactive in all other areas. There are a few bids in the North on a live basis from 263.00 to 265.00. Asking prices remain around 170.00... Read more »

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Truth About Trade & Technology hosts global farmer roundtable

In conjunction with World Food Prize activities in Des Moines, the organization Truth About Trade & Technology sponsors a global farmer roundtable. This year’s roundtable included 16 farmers from around the world.  One of them was Ian Pigott, who run a diversified 2,000 acre farm 20 miles north of London, England.  In addition to being... Read more »

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Cold wave races into the Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, snow is falling in the upper Great Lakes region, while rain showers stretch southward from Lower Michigan through the Ohio Valley. Sharply colder air is overspreading the entire region, with Friday morning’s low temperatures generally ranging from 15 to 25° in the upper Midwest. The adverse weather conditions, which include gusty... Read more »

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Milder weather forecast to return to the Heartland

The coldest air of the season is overspreading the eastern half of the U.S. Weekend freeze warnings have been issued from parts of the central and southern Plains into portions of Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Alabama. Additional freeze warnings may be required in the Southeast early next week. As cold air arrives, rain will change... Read more »

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November Scholarship & Internship Deadlines

Nov. 3Missouri Pork internship deadline Nov. 14GFAI scholarship deadline Nov. 15 FFA scholarship application period opens. Visit FFA.org for details. Nov. 20SOY scholarship deadline

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