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Soybeans

US soybean exports pick up steam in early October

U.S. soybean exports picked up pace significantly in the first week of October, offering evidence that U.S. shipping of the 2021-22 marketing year crop is recovering from delays caused by damages to barges, elevators, ports and other infrastructure on the Mississippi River by Hurricane Ida more than a month ago.
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US ag group: Farmers need new foreign market opportunities

The Biden administration needs to concentrate on negotiating to gain increased access to foreign markets for U.S. ag exporters – especially in Asia – or risk falling further behind in the international race to increase trade ties, according to a diverse panel of experts gathered Thursday by Farmers for Free Trade.
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Supply chain woes hit US ag sector hard

Whether it's backlogs at ports delaying the arrival of containers from China, congestion at railroad hubs, or slowdowns at American manufacturing plants, farmers and ranchers are seeing rising prices and mounting delays for machinery, spare parts, packaging material, inputs and other supplies they need to bring in their crops and market their commodities.
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NASDA names McKinney as new CEO

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture is getting a well-known figure in the ag policy arena for its next CEO: Former U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney.
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