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$2 Trillion for economy slowed by COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020 | 4 min

The effects of COVID 19 are being seen in rural America. Social distancing has found its way into everything from meeting at the elevator to making contact with your local FSA office.

Advocates Urge Adoption of Old Grid for Geolocation

Advocates Urge Adoption of Old Grid for Geolocation

Mar 12, 2020

Lydia Mink, who had traveled from the Twin Cities in January 2013 to visit her grandparents in Silver Bay, Minnesota, headed out for some cross country skiing on a particularly sunny afternoon. She...

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COVID-19 forces economic shutdowns

Mar 20, 2020 | 4 min

COVID-19 has brought many parts of the American economy to a halt. Thousands of businesses have been shut down as millions of workers are temporarily sent home to wait out the wave of cases now...

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Canada ratifies USMCA

Mar 13, 2020

The Canadian Parliament ratified the U.S -Mexico - Canada (USMCA) trade pact late Friday. The agreement was rushed through both chambers of Parliment as representatives rushed to leave Ottawa for a...

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COVID-19 roils markets

Mar 13, 2020 | 4 min

The effect of COVID-19 on everything from stocks to supplies continues. Public events across the nation are being cancelled. The CME trading floor is closed until further notice. Just before we...

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Economic Outlook: March 6, 2020

Mar 6, 2020

The U.S. economy is in its 11 th year of expansion. COVID 19’s recent effect on overall growth has been under the watchful eye of the Federal Reserve. This week, the Fed cut interest rates a half...

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Renewable Industry Awaits EPA Appeal on Small Refinery Exemption Ruling

Mar 6, 2020 | 3 min

For nearly 5 years, the ethanol industry has been battling to keep its share of the motor fuel market. President Trump has publicly supported ethanol and had a handshake agreement with the ethanol...

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Coronavirus casts longer economic shadow

Mar 6, 2020 | 3 min

The stock and commodity markets have spent the week sizing up the impact of the coronavirus. Congress passed a bill putting $8.3 billion towards the battle with COVID 19 and President Trump signed...

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U.S. Trade Relations At Center Of Congressional Hearing

Feb 28, 2020 | 2 min

Economists place the blame for drop in durable goods orders on President Trump’s trade war with China. Despite a peace treaty, several sectors of the economy continue to suffer. Many farmers are...

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