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Season 47

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Planters have started rolling at a faster pace than most of this wet spring season has allowed, but overall field efforts are still behind.
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Pets are no longer the primary target when it comes to fighting rabies.
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An Iowa law requires many fuel retailers to add E15 pumps.
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Meatpackers worked with the Trump Administration to create the perception of a meat shortage during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The seed planter operators flipped the heat to the A-C settings almost overnight. An unseasonably warm push of air blasted much of the Midwest as conditions finally started to allow for some fieldwork and eventually planting.
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Local meat lockers saw a bump in business from both consumers looking for new sources of meat and animal producers that were shut out of packing plants due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A locker in Corning, Iowa is still busy two years later.
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The world has nearly eradicated famine. But will the trend continue?
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Winds up to 70 miles per hour hindered firefighters and exacerbated seven wildfires raging across several counties in drought-stricken New Mexico – currently, the most in any state - according to the National Interagency Fire Center.
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Dry beans and other pulse crops slowly gain ground in U.S.
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A bill in the Senate Ag Committee would set quotas for the percentage of cash bids in the cattle market. Over in the lower chamber, the House Agriculture Committee dove into thorny issues tied to the nation’s cattle industry.
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The nation’s corn and soybean crops are off to a rain-delayed start.
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This week, global financial authorities downgraded their outlook for the world economy through 2022 and 2023 – a domino effect of high energy prices and food shortages tied to Russia’s war in Ukraine and the lingering threat of new coronavirus variants.
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After moving into a historically underprivileged location near downtown Des Moines, Iowa, the young wife and mother also started the city’s first community fridge and pantry – kept afloat by volunteers who share her commitment to eradicate food insecurity.
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President Biden opens the door to E15 sales
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This week, a batch of weather extremes broke-out across the nation – beginning in the drought-stricken west. 
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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza continued to spread among the nation's poultry herd this week with cases reported across the country.
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Recent revelations in China have health authorities circling back to a large live animal food market in Wuhan as the genesis of the coronavirus pandemic.
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On April 1, the peak snowpack measured near Phillips Station, California was 66 percent below the normal average.
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This week, Ukraine’s Minister of Agriculture addressed the European Parliament on the issue of food security as Russia’s protracted invasion of Ukraine limped past the one month mark.
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A look at a land lease program in Colorado that’s benefiting schools.
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Two lines of thunderstorms sprouted tornadoes in the south this week, leaving wide swaths of damage.
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This week, the number of cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza accelerated in commercial flocks, impacting several Midwestern states.
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For at least a century, scientists and entrepreneurs have been trying to figure out how to preserve plant pollen, many types of which die within an hour of being shed.

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Fertilizer prices are holding at 18 month highs, and one expert believes they will remain high through planting.

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For more than four decades, Market to Market has covered the issues affecting the more than $1 trillion business of agriculture. Whether it’s global trade conflicts, environmental controversies, changing technologies or emerging enterprises, our reporters make it their business to explain the issues faced by the nearly 60 million people who live and work in rural America. And Market to Market’s team of experienced analysts has a long history of providing expert analysis of the major commodity markets and delivering insight into trends and strategies that help producers and processors cope with changing times.

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