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There’s much talk in the news of a hop shortage in the United States that is driving up hop prices and forcing craft breweries to come up with clever ways of redesigning their beers to keep up with the demand for brand favorites. 296 more words


Heat wave and price drop hurting area farmers

BROOKLET, Ga. (WJC) – Lloyd Strickland walked around his cotton crop Wednesday. As he inspected plants, his near 45 years of experience told him something wasn’t right. 312 more words


Good yields, bad prices

KIMT News 3 – As harvest season approaches and crops are maturing, it has many speculating on this year’s yields. Experts are saying it’s looking like one of the most promising yields in recent years. 317 more words


A Case for Lower Corn Seed Expenses

David A. Widmar

While most of the 2014 corn crop is still in the field, planning for the 2015 crop is underway. Long before the combines start fall harvest, the importance of the 2015 budget will begin to come into focus. 865 more words


Team Four Foods (08-20-14)

Global Food Prices Are Down

Despite rising beef and chicken prices, the overall cost of food around the world is actually down 1.3% from last year, Reuters reports. 922 more words


The Next Threat to Farmland Values


Brent A. Gloy

With commodity prices tumbling one of the key supports for sky high farmland values is changing rapidly. As economic returns in the farm sector fall, we should expect that the other key driver of high farmland prices, low interest rates, will come into much greater focus. 987 more words


Team Four Foods (08-06-14)

FDA Issues Gluten-free Guidelines For Small Business

As of August 5, 2014, all foods carting the gluten-free label must comply with FDA regulations in order to assure Americans with Celiac disease that the food they consume is safe. 843 more words