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Friday, November 27, 2015

Hospers Farmland Sells For $17,300 An Acre | KIWARadio.com

Hospers Farmland Sells For $17,300 An Acre | KIWARadio.com: �Despite low agricultural commodity prices, northwest Iowa farmland still seems to be in high demand — with buyers willing to pay near-record prices.

At a Sioux County land auction held recently�near Hospers, a tract of 154 acres sold for more than 17-thousand dollars an acre. Jim Klein of Remsen was the auctioneer for that sale.

Chinese Drone Maker Plows Into Agriculture

Chinese Drone Maker Plows Into Agriculture - WSJ: premises: China’s SZ DJI Technology Co., the world’s top consumer-drone maker, is setting its sights on the agriculture industry with the launch of a crop sprayer...

Harrah's Tunica future unclear as firm buys complex for $3M

Harrah's Tunica future unclear as firm buys complex for $3M: An executive with a Florida company buying the former Harrah's property in Tunica County says the company doesn't know yet what it will do with the complex.

"Over the next few months, TJM will be deciding how to best reposition the property," wrote Matt McCarthy, TJM Properties' director of operations and acquisitions, in an email. "Although the exact details are still being sorted out, TJM is considering both reopening the property, or selling parcels to interested buyers."

What Does the TPP Deal Mean for U.S. Farmers? | Agweb.com

What Does the TPP Deal Mean for U.S. Farmers? | Agweb.com: On October 5, 2015, negotiators from the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries completed work on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, an effort which had stretched over more than seven years through two Presidential administrations. �The other countries involved in this agreement include Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Singapore, Vietnam, Peru, Brunei, and Malaysia. �Combined, TPP countries account for about 40 percent of the world’s GDP.

USDA Forecasts Big Drop in Net Farm Income | Agweb.com

USDA Forecasts Big Drop in Net Farm Income | Agweb.com: In an�announcement that will surprise no one in agriculture, USDA on Tuesday said that net farm income is expected to slide 38.2% in 2015, thanks to low prices in crops and livestock.

Could a Soybean Price Rally Be on the Way? - Soybeans - News | Agweb.com

Could a Soybean Price Rally Be on the Way? - Soybeans - News | Agweb.com: Typically, the markets are pretty quiet during short holiday weeks like this one. But this week, U.S. soybean prices ping-ponged as the trade anticipated a lowering of Argentina’s export taxes following the election of a new president on Sunday.