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Cost to Produce Corn and Soybeans

In 2017, the total of all economic costs per acre for growing corn in Illinois averaged $876 in the northern section, $868 in the central section for farmland with "high" soil ratings, $845 in the central section for farmland with "low" soil ratings, and $806 in the southern section.

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OFA says slow down high-speed rail line

Ontario’s proposed high-speed rail offers nothing but problems for farmers and rural residents. The provincial government’s plan to connect Toronto to London by 2025, and eventually extend to Windsor by 2031, through a high-speed rail line is a contentious issue for the communities and landowners that will be affected

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Iron Talk - Stuck Sprayers

Brian and Darren Hefty discuss some of the differences in self-propelled sprayers and how to avoid getting your sprayer stuck in the field in this week's Iron Talk.

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Hog Market Analysis - Scott Brown

Scott Brown, University of Missouri Extension ag economist, describes how hog prices are being impacted by rising feedlot prices and China’s recent 25% tariff on U.S. frozen pork.

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