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Production cost decline, but not enough

The chief economist for Senate Ag Republicans says production costs won’t provide farmers much relief in 2024.   John Newton tells Brownfield as the farm bill debate continues — understanding costs is critical.  “They’re the third highest all time. Look at the break even cost of... Read More.

Several MO crop conditions continue to decline

Despite the spotty rains, Missouri’s corn, soybean and pasture conditions continue to decline. At the beginning of July, USDA says Missouri’s corn crop is rated 40% fair, with 21% of the corn silking, ahead of average. Missouri’s soybeans are rated 42% fair with 22%... Read More.

Soybean conditions decline in SD

Dry conditions continue to have an effect on the crops in South Dakota. In the latest Crop Progress and Conditions report, USDA says soybean conditions are rated 47% good to excellent, a slight decline from the previous week with 7% of soybeans blooming, ahead... Read More.