Last week, NGFA and others responded to the Surface Transportation Board's request for comments on improving procedures, saying that the nature of the SAC standard the board uses is the single greatest source of delay in processing SAC cases.
The U.S. is suspending all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring concerns about the safety of the products intended for the American market, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue announced on Thursday.
When most farmers look at their financial ratios, they analyze either their trends over time or relative to benchmarks. But it's also helpful to dig into what is driving their bottom line and to do "what if" analysis to see the impact different changes would have.
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