Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Rural

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USDA lowers corn, soybean yield estimates due to drought

The prolonged drought in the upper Midwest is dragging down crop yields by more than the government or traders expected, although U.S. farmers should produce 4% more corn and 5% more soybeans this year than they did in 2020, according to the Agriculture Department's first survey-based estimates of the fall harvest.
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Senate OKs bipartisan infrastructure bill

The Senate passed a bipartisan infrastructure bill that would provide $550 billion in new funding to repair America’s roads, bridges ports and waterways, while dramatically increasing high-speed internet access.


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