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USDA gets experts’ advice for improved surveys

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2017 - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) needs an array of updated and alternative tools and new statistical models to achieve 21st century bean counting on American farms and ranches, says a coast-to-coast team of statistical experts, economists and others who released their findings this week in a National Academy of Sciences report.
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Heartland Ag officials stress NAFTA’s benefits

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 – The recent uncertainty surrounding the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement under the Trump administration is spurring Kansas and Missouri officials to speak out in defense of the trade pact and highlight the ....
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Trouble on the horizon: Farmland values drop, debt increases

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2017 - When USDA Chief Economist Robert Johansson testifies today at the House Agriculture Committee, he won’t be painting a rosy picture of the farm economy. The value of farmland across the country continues to decline while credit remains tight for producers and net incomes fall.
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