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Impacts of Chinese Soybean Tariffs on Financial Position of Central Illinois Grain Farms

Posted by Terri Miller -

Recent events suggest a possibility that China will place a 25% tariff on soybean exports from the United States to China. What effect would this have on soybean prices and farms? Krista Swanson, Gray Schnitkey, Todd Hubbs, Johnathan Coppess and Nick Paulson from the U of I Dept. of Agricultural and Consumer Economics weigh in with their latest article on farmdoc Daily. "Such a tariff...

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Invitation for Farmers - Petersburg Poultry Event is April 19.

Posted by Terri Miller -

Wanted to share this upcoming program sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs WIU and the Illinois Stewardship Alliance. Learn about LOCAL opportunities in poultry production! https://www.ilstewards.org/get-a-piece-of-the-poultry-pie-april-19th/ Consumers in Chicago and St Louis will d...

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