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Focus Shifts More Toward Policy

| By Pro Farmer Editors on 03/09/2017 10:19 AM
Grain and livestock markets have been mostly focused on supply/demand fundamentals, but that changed this week as President Donald Trump started to push the tougher trade policies he promised during his campaign. That sh

Generally Cold, Dry Weather Prevails

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:19 AM
USDA's Joint Ag Weather Facility says on the Plains, a dry weather pattern is in place. However, gusty winds are affecting the northern and central Plains, while a variable snow cover remains in place in most areas f

ERS Trims Forecast for Supermarket Prices

| By Meghan Vick on 03/09/2017 10:19 AM
The all-items Consumer Price Index (CPI) held steady from November to December, but the index is up 2.1% from year-ago levels, according to USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS). It details that "prices increas