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Spring storms, wet fields may delay US planting

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The planting pace remains slow for corn and other feed grains as weather considerations raise questions about the potential for acres to switch to crops with shorter growing times, says analyst.

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US event cancelled over ASF fears

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US National Pork Producers Council board of directors is canceling the World Pork Expo 2019 in an ‘abundance of caution’ regarding African Swine Fever (ASF).

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WASDE report in line with expectations

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Although the WASDE report brought bearish news for feed crop producers, there was little change in the commodity markets, said Chad Hart, associate professor of economics, crop markets specialist and extension economist with Iowa State University.