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US cuts corn, soybean outlook as drought burns on

U.S. corn growers could have their worst crop in a generation as the harshest drought in decades takes its toll, the government reported Friday as it forecast the lowest average yield in 17 years. The U.S. is the world’s biggest producer of corn, soybeans and wheat, and the United Nations has warned of higher global… Continue Reading US cuts corn, soybean outlook as drought burns on

The federal government may cut millions of dollars a year in direct subsidy payments to Colorado farmers for corn, wheat and soybean crops. The cuts are part of agriculture reform heading to the U.S. Senate in a couple of months. Instead of subsidies, farmers are asking for a government-backed insurance program that would safeguard farmers… Continue Reading Federal government may cut Colorado farm subsidies

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