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Study: Crop Change Atmosphere - CO2 Increasing

There’s a lot more to consider when looking at climate change in future models than meets the eye. Yes carbon emissions from the burning of fossil fuels plays a part, but so can the simple changes in the agricultural practices that feed a growing world.

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Beijing, China - Part 4 - China and U.S. Grain

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Beijing, China with USSEC (United States Soybean Export Council).    

As you may know, professionally, I have worked with farmers for many years on helping them to market (sell) their grain.  948 more words


Cold Weather Or The Dollar - Which Is Most Important For Commodity Prices For The Rest Of 2014?

November, 25 2014

The dollar has moved steadily higher since May and prospects are for another frigid winter in the US. In my latest piece for Seeking Alpha I take a look at which commodities are more sensitive to the ascent of the dollar and which will be driven by weather during the coming months. 17 more words


What Does Big Ag Look Like?

Early this fall everyone – farmers, ranchers and eaters alike – were talking about the New York Times’ Food for Tomorrow conference, its mission to discuss eating and farming better, and the fact that not one solitary make-a-living-off-the-land farmer or rancher was listed in the speaker line-up. 970 more words

Farm & Food

Beijing, China - Part 3 - The Food

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Beijing, China with USSEC (United States Soybean Export Council). I learned so much which I’d like to share with you. 594 more words


29 Challenges Agriculture Faces Explained in 29 Days

Day 12: Sudden Death

Happy Monday!! I hope everyone’s weeks are going well. This week isn’t too bad but it will just be long for me because it is the week leading up to Thanksgiving break for me. 154 more words


Corn and Beans

Corn has been a staple food in the Americas for a millennia, yet it was in the last 15 years that corn hybrids were developed that could withstand the cold Grey County winds and short summers. 35 more words

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