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OWENSBORO, KY. (July 21, 2014) — The ResponsibleAg Board of Directors recently announced Tim Cansler will become the organization’s first Executive...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 9, 2014) – The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives approval of the Chemical...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 8, 2014) – With more than 230 changes and 25 new questions – many focused on transportation issues, the Security Vulnerability...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 6, 2014) -- The Executive Order Working Group issued a new report today, Actions to Improve Chemical Facility Safety & Security....

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Game Change: Grain prices falling

Corn prices, as measured by the national average corn price received by farmers, are sinking below the $4/bu. mark for the first time since summer, 2010. By harvest, cash corn prices could be $3.50/bu. or less. Old-crop soybean prices have stubbornly held their ground much better than corn, but new crop prices of $10/bu. or less are a real possibility by harvest. Like corn, we need to go back to 2010 to find sub-$10 soybeans.

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2 methods to estimate corn yield

As corn harvest draws near, the anticipation of corn yield grows. Ohio State University offers two methods for estimating corn yield before harvest: yield component method and ear weight method.

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Weather helping soybean yield

Several well respected sources think that we could see the current USDA bean yield estimate of 45.2bpa, be pushed higher by up 3-4%, meaning a 46.5bpa to 47bpa, may not be out of the question. A jump in yields that substantial could push ending stocks north of 500 million bushels and prices below $10.00.

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5 Agriculture stories to read, Aug. 1, 2014

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USDA Weather update: Mostly dry and hot; crops thriving with soil moisture reserves

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    Legislation Streamlines ACA Compliance for Employers with Seasonal Workers

    A common-sense, bipartisan bill to simplify Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance for seasonal employers was introduced...

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    House Passes NPDES Permitting Fix

    The Agricultural Retailers Association applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 935 , "The Reducing...

  • Brian Reuwee

    AgGateway Releases Agricultural Glossary

    AgGateway is introducing a comprehensive agricultural glossary that can be freely accessed and used by the industry...

  • Brian Reuwee

    CF Industries Forms Innovative Partnership with FFA, Chevy

    CF Industries recently announced a new partnership with Chevrolet to benefit the National FFA Organization (FFA)....

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    ARA Joins Opposition to DISCLOSE Act

    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) recently introduced DISCLOSE 2014 with numerous cosponsors, including Rules Committee...

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OWENSBORO, KY. (July 21, 2014) — The ResponsibleAg Board of Directors recently announced Tim Cansler...

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In a letter to the House and Senate Leadership and Commerce Committees, the Agricultural Retailers...

Richard Gupton

The Agricultural Retailers Association signed onto a letter to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton...

Richard Gupton

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) recently introduced DISCLOSE 2014 with numerous cosponsors, including...

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