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Rain Develops in South-Central U.S.

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:20 AM
USDA's Joint Ag Weather Facility says on the Plains, much-needed rain is developing across the south-central U.S., aiding drought-stressed rangeland, pastures and winter wheat. However, dry pockets persist on the cen

Risk Aversion Ahead of Elections

| By Pro Farmer Editors on 03/09/2017 10:20 AM
Investors took a broad risk-averse approach to the markets this week amid growing uncertainty ahead of the Nov. 8 elections. Riskier assets such as stocks and many commodities faced price pressure, while safe-haven inves