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Corn_kneehigh

Farm commodity prices: Is this the boom before a bust?

Soaring prices for commodities ranging from corn to cotton have fueled a sense of optimism for some farmers this growing season, but economists and land investors warn that the highs could be short-lived and that higher cash rents and production expenses could squeeze growers sooner than they expect.
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Tom Vilsack

Daybreak Feb 26: Vilsack keeping powder dry on climate plan

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is meeting with climate advisers today as he moves ahead on what will be a top priority for his tenure. So far, he’s divulging little about the department’s plans or timetable for addressing the issue. But he does say USDA will be heavily focused on building a case for programs Congress could implement in the next farm bill, due in 2023.


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