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Because farming is a cyclical business, the tax code offers generous rules on loss carrybacks and amending returns for income averaging. (DTN/The Progressive Farmer file photo by Jim Patrico)
Taxlink by Andy Biebl
10/28/2016 | 12:00 PM CDT
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
Look for the slice of Arctic apples in North American markets in 2017, after the GM apple variety wrapped up its first commercial harvest in 2016. (DTN photo by Nick Scalise)
Crop Tech Corner
10/28/2016 | 11:06 AM CDT
Food companies are latching on to the sustainability movement and also trying to avoid labeling products as containing GMOs. The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance and other farm groups are pushing back on claims that declare GMOs are unsustainable. (DTN file photo)
Farm War Over Sustainability
10/27/2016 | 4:16 PM 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
  1. Harvesting Tax Losses

  2. Not Your Father's Farmland Market

  3. More GM Crops Hit Global Market

  4. Groups Push Back on Food Claims About GMOs, Farm Practices

  5. Contract Theory

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Rick Kment

Ag Weather Forum

At the end of October, the Pacific Ocean Southern Oscillation Index (SOI)--a key feature of El Nino or La Nina--shows a retreat from La Nina levels to almost a flat zero or Neutral. (Australia Bureau of Meteorology graphic by Nick Scalise)

South America Calling

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