Grain farmers strapped by rising cropland rent

Posted: 09/15/2014 - Analysts say competition among farmers for land to grow crops or dump manure helped lead to an increase of about 8 percent for rented cropland this year compared to 2013.
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Wisconsin cranberry industry woos Chinese buyers

Posted: 08/29/2014 - The U.S. Agriculture Department projects Wisconsin will produce 5.4 million barrels of cranberries in 2014. That's more than 60 percent of the nation's total cranberry production.
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Record crops predicted; farmer's markets careful

Updated: 08/12/2014 - Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which has revised upward its estimate of this year's corn harvest to 14 billion bushels.
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Product Month Price Change
Corn 09Jul 417'2 -11'0
Soybeans 09Jul 1130'0 -17'0
Soybean Oil 09Jul 37.90 -0.94
09Jul 358.2 -41
Class III Milk 09May 9.83 0.01
Live Cattle 09Jun 82.375 -15'6
(future Maykets updated @ 6 pm weekdays)
Product Month Price Change
Oats 09Jul 228'0 0'0
Ethanol 09Jun 1.678 -0.038
Wheat 09Jul 577'4 -15'6
Feeder Cattle 09May 99.000 -0.025
Lean Hogs 09Jun 65.525 -0.475
Cash-settled Butter 09May 123.00 0.00
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