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Distillers grains may be less available, affordable

Iowa Farmer Today - April 16, 2020 - 10:50am
The events of the last few weeks have created a host of unintended consequences and challenges. One of the latest issues to pop up has been the changes in the distillers grains marketplace.
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Farmers could add dollars with pennycress

Iowa Farmer Today - April 16, 2020 - 6:30am
At a time when farmers are urgently seeking ways to maximize profit in their corn-soybean rotations, university researchers in Illinois, Ohio, Minnesota and Wisconsin, along with a startup company in Missouri, are working to develop pennycress into a crop that…
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‘Getaways’ give farm couples time to talk

Iowa Farmer Today - April 16, 2020 - 6:00am
At a time when social distancing has become the hot term, the idea of a farm couple getaway weekend may sound trite. But it may be just what the doctor ordered for a family-centered industry under stress.
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Hog farmers are hurting, and Smithfield closure is another blow

Iowa Farmer Today - April 15, 2020 - 6:00pm
Hog producers were already hurting from trade wars and tariffs that slowed pork exports and depressed prices. Then coronavirus hit.
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