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Dow-DuPont deal wins conditional antitrust approval from EU

Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co. won European Union approval for a $77 billion merger, overcoming regulators’ concerns with hefty concessions, including the sale of large parts of DuPont’s global pesticide business.

March 27, 2017 5:00 pm(0)
Economist optimistic amid policy changes

Economist optimistic amid policy changes

RIVERSIDE, Iowa — Iowa State Extension Economist Chad Hart sees a brighter picture for agriculture in 2017 thanks to growth in international demand.

March 25, 2017 11:00 am(0)
Tech, crop products vie for attention at Classic

Tech, crop products vie for attention at Classic

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — From high tech to low tech, new farm equipment, parts, products and services gleamed under the bright lights at the 2017 Commodity Classic. This year, smaller but precise upgrades seemed to make as big a splash as any of the new tools on display.

March 23, 2017 8:54 am Photos

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Upcoming reports could shift corn and bean markets

The March 31 USDA Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings reports could bring a shift in corn and soybean markets.

March 22, 2017 11:45 am(0)
South America muscles in on U.S. corn dominance

South America muscles in on U.S. corn dominance

The United States is still the king of corn. But there are others looking to knock it off its throne.

March 19, 2017 10:00 am Photos

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Ag teacher offers advice to lower risk

Ag teacher offers advice to lower risk

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Every step Krista Lottinville has taken in her career — her education, working in the crop insurance industry and for a seed company — has prepared her to eventually farm.

March 18, 2017 2:00 pm(0)

Corn competitors join forces to boost trade

U.S. corn producers are competing for exports head-to-head with their South American peers, but behind the battle they’ve teamed up to promote corn technology and grow export opportunities.

March 16, 2017 7:00 am Related (0)
Soybean advocates fish for new markets

Soybean advocates fish for new markets

Mark Albertson climbed out of a boat near Ensenada, Mexico, March 8 feeling pleased with the future of soybean products. Research has given soybean growers a competitive edge in areas like this one — tuna aquaculture.

March 16, 2017 5:50 am Photos

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ASA hopes to work with new administration

ASA hopes to work with new administration

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The No. 1 demand for U.S. soybeans is exports, so maintaining strong trade agreements is the top priority of the American Soybean Association.

March 16, 2017 5:40 am(0)