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Around the County

Frequent information updates for agricultural audiences

Illinois Farm Economics Summit is coming to Springfield December 20, 2017

Posted by Terri Miller -

Hello "Around The County" subscribers! Just wanted to let you know that the 2017 Illinois Farm Economics Summit is coming to Springfield Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza. This year's timely topic is " Profitability of Illinois Agriculture: Managing Financial Stress ". I hope you can join me at this GREAT annual event featuring e...

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Soybean export prospects for 2017-18

Posted by Terri Miller -

Wanted to take a moment to share Todd Hubbs soybean export prospect report. URBANA, Ill. – United States soybean exports will play a significant role in determining soybean prices this marketing year. According to University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs, the recent level of soybean exports from the United States trails last...

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Determining the Average Cash Rent Based on Productivity Index

Posted by Terri Miller -

Looking for a better way to determine average cash rents? Gary Schnitkey with the U of I has some good information posted on FarmDoc Daily. Permalink: Individuals often desire...

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