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Milk Prices and Dairy Producer Profits Dropping

Dairy farmers will soon discover that 2015 will be a challenging year to maintain profitability, according to one industry expert.

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Securing Land Still Young Farmers' Top Concern

Survey finds securing adequate land to grow crops and raise animals was the top challenge by young farmers and ranchers.

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How to Define a Farmer

The USDA is revisiting how it defines who receives some federal subsidies. 

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Poll: Leaders Identify Commodity Prices as Greatest Challenge Facing Ag Producers in 2015

Commodity prices are the greatest challenge facing agricultural producers in 2015, according to a poll of Farm Credit directors from America’s heartland.

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USDA Extends ARC-PLC Deadline

Producers now have until April 7 to choose between commodity programs.

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Interest Rates are Going Up ... Eventually

Interest rates on going up, but how fast are they rising and what should you expect when you talk to your lender this year?

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March Is Extension Month in Tennessee

3/19/2015 Tennessee AG Events

County Extension offices across the state are planning celebrations and commemorations for the state’s 105-year-old Extension program.

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Lynn: Farm Credit System is Strong

Farm Credit's David Lynn talks to Brownfield Ag News about how farmers are better positioned now than in the 80s.

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Farm Bill Decisions: Are You Sure That’s the Right Program for Your Farm?

ARC or PLC? That’s the million dollar question. How can you be sure?

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Federal Reserve Beige Book: Observations on the Ag Economy- Feb ’15

The Federal Reserve Board released its Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions, which includes observations on U.S. agricultural economy.

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