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Preparing for change
After more than six years of unprecedented boom in the U.S. farm economy driven by a government-backed drive for biofuels, record low interest rates and rising food exports, American grain farmers and their bankers are bracing for change.
Monday, December, 02, 2013 - Reuters - News

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2013 brought an increase in farm equipment sales
BROOKINGS, S.D. — In 2013, strong U.S. commodity prices, relatively low interest rates and enhanced tax deductions led to robust sales of new farm machinery and equipment. According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ February 2014 Flash Report, retail sales of tractors and combines in 2013 were substantially higher than the two previous years and much greater than the five-year average, says Kim Dillivan, South Dakota State University Extension crops business management field specialist.
Monday, April, 28, 2014 - - News

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ND fertilizer company seeks city loan
Representatives of Northern Plains Nitrogen will go before the city’s Growth Fund Committee Wednesday to request a $250,000 loan. The 320 acres of agricultural land east of the city’s wastewater ponds costs $1.7 million, according to the meeting packet.
Friday, October, 04, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

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ND land values peak
No one knows the future, but there is a good possibility that we have seen the last of the rising land value reports for a while.
Monday, September, 09, 2013 - Agweek - News

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Cash flow
How will ag iron sellers thrive in 2014 and beyond?
Monday, November, 11, 2013 - Agweek - News

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Rental rates, land values increasing
Crop prices have plunged, but cropland values and rental rates continue to rise, a new report says.
Monday, August, 11, 2014 - Agweek - News

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RRV equipment firms affected by Ukraine turmoil
FARGO, N.D. — Agricultural equipment exporters to Ukraine say they are not counting on selling much in that country in 2014. Howard Dahl, president and CEO of Amity Technology LLC, speaking recently to the Fargo-Moorhead Chesterson Society in Fargo, N.D., offered his own historical study of the region and explained the impacts on his companies. The society is named for G.K. Chesterson, an English writer.
Monday, April, 14, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Lawsuit claims CME gave high-frequency traders special access
A group of traders has sued CME Group Inc., accusing the operator of the world’s largest derivatives exchange of selling market data to high-frequency traders, cheating other investors who lacked such access.
Monday, April, 14, 2014 - Reuters - News

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Britain farmland prices hit record high
LONDON — Britain’s farmland prices hit a record high in the second half of 2013 on the back of strong commodity prices and as a rebounding housing market pushed up demand for homes in the countryside, a recent survey shows.
Monday, March, 17, 2014 - - News

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EB-5 visa program funded SD projects
More than a dozen other large South Dakota projects were funded by the same controversial visa program used by the Northern Beef Packers Plant that is now bankrupt and under an apparent federal investigation.
Monday, November, 18, 2013 - Associated Press - News

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The value of female beef
When considering selling bred females, producers should examine the value of keeping the female versus selling her on the market.
Monday, November, 04, 2013 - SDSU Extension Service - News

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ND land values still increasing, but slowly
The hot farmland market showed significant cooling during 2013, according to Andrew Swenson, North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist. His estimate is derived from the published results of a January county survey commissioned by the North Dakota Department of Trust Lands.
Monday, April, 21, 2014 - - News

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Deere posts lower quarterly profit, cuts full-year outlook
Deere & Co posted a lower quarterly profit on Aug. 12 and cut its full-year outlook as declining grain prices discouraged farmers from purchasing its tractors, harvesters and other agricultural machinery.
Wednesday, August, 13, 2014 - Reuters - News

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Traders squeezed in India
Farmers such as 68-year-old Ghanshyam Gokale are quietly shaking up agricultural commodity trading in India, forcing the likes of top soybean processor Ruchi Soya to shift its business model away from futures contracts and toward the spot market.
Monday, January, 06, 2014 - Reuters - News

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Food prices pose problem for Indian economy
Three months since journeying more than 700 miles from his village in central India to take a job in this bustling city near the capital, New Delhi, Charan is already looking forward to a 10 percent pay rise. He isn’t an engineer or programmer. He hauls bricks and sand at a local construction site for less than $100 a month.
Monday, January, 13, 2014 - Reuters - News

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Farm bill brings new programs
The passage of the farm bill in February marks the largest shift in U.S. dairy policy in the past 70 years. The legislation represents a radical departure from dairy price supports and reliance on government.
Monday, April, 21, 2014 - - News

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Falling price of Minn. farmland sparks fears of a bust
The boom in farmland prices of recent years could be cooling, setting up a potential economic blow to Minnesota farmers. Minnesota’s farmland is worth about $100 billion, and given that land often accounts for 80 percent of a farm’s assets, that value has served as an economic engine. It provides farmers the collateral they need to buy equipment and grow crops.
Tuesday, August, 26, 2014 - Minnesota Public Radio News - News

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October blizzard caused minimal impact on SD livestock industry statewide
RAPID CITY, S.D. — Livestock losses from October’s early season blizzard shouldn’t have a major impact on South Dakota’s industry as a whole.
Monday, March, 31, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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How farm policy used to work
Between the 1930s and 1992, farm bills generally instituted compensation policies that took the form of price supports. These policies were designed to manage the surplus production that resulted from centuries of developmental policies while allowing U.S. farmers the chance, with hard work and good management skills, to provide their family with a livelihood.
Monday, June, 09, 2014 - - News

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Ranch family recovers from October blizzard
It’s been five months since the historic blizzard of Oct. 4, 2013. Shawn and Kristy Freeland of Caputa, S.D., are among some 600 livestock producers getting by with a little help from their friends.
Monday, March, 10, 2014 - Agweek - News

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