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USMEF expects strong year for pork in ‘24

The president and CEO of the U.S. Meat Export Federation says pork exports are in a strong position to start the year. Dan Halstrom tells Brownfield purchasing power picked up steam in 2023 despite some economic challenges. “We’re looking at somewhere in an 8-to-10%... Read More.

Land and equipment prices steady to begin ‘24

A farm real estate specialist suggests farmland and ag equipment prices aren’t slowing down. Tim Meyer is a site leader and realtor with Steffes Group. “We’ve seen a few more investors buying ground than we have farmers for the first time in quite a... Read More.

Keys to successful grain marketing in early ’24

An ag economist says farmers may have some good opportunities to market their grain during the first few months of the year. Allendale’s Greg McBride says they should be watching the corn market closely. “We do have the ability to see large swings in... Read More.