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Actual sales data from Peak Soil Indexes and the Farm Credit System show Grain Belt farmland holding its own despite a severe collapse in farm incomes since 2013. (DTN chart)
Appraisers Measure Small Dips
10/27/2016 | 3:10 PM CDT
TelePharm software allows remote filling and approval of prescriptions. (Progressive Farmer photo by Mark Tade)
A Cure for What Ails Rural America?
10/27/2016 | 11:15 AM CDT
Correctly designing ag contracts can profoundly affect market profitability. (DTN photo illustration by Elaine Kub
Kub's Den
10/26/2016 | 6:30 AM CDT
The current congressional map heading into the Nov. 8 election has 37 competitive congressional races. Democrats are expected to narrow the gap versus Republicans, but the GOP is still expected to hold the House majority. (Source:
House Races Hold Wildcard
10/26/2016 | 11:56 AM CDT
Soybeans were one of several crops allegedly damaged this summer when farmers sprayed herbicide products containing dicamba. (Photo courtesy of Aaron Hager, University of Illinois)
EPA Probes Dicamba Use
10/25/2016 | 7:20 AM CDT
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  2. Iowa Man Aims to Bring Pharmacies Back to Small Communities

  3. Contract Theory

  4. Few Expect GOP to Lose Majority, But Ag Committee Could See Changes

  5. Federal Search Warrants Issued in Missouri

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Ag Weather Forum

A look at Prairies rainfall for October shows a large majority of the region has had more than double the normal amount of rainfall. (AAFC graphic by Nick Scalise)

Minding Ag's Business

Actual sales transactions studied by Peak Soil Indexes show farmland far more stable than some opinion surveys have concluded.

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