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Chuck Conner, president and CEO of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, spoke Monday at the DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit in Chicago. (DTN photo by Jim Patrico)
Looking at a New Safety Net
12/5/2016 | 5:18 PM CST
World phosphorus fertilizer prices have gone down in recent years because of industry oversupply. Despite this situation, fertilizer demand is also on the rise. (Graphic courtesy of Chris Lawson, CRU)
Global Fertilizer Outlook - 2
12/5/2016 | 8:32 AM CST
Overloading the federal budget with more debt could trigger another recession. (Courtesy graphic)
By the Numbers
12/5/2016 | 6:23 AM CST
After eight years, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's tenure is coming to an end. Vilsack is the longest-serving agriculture secretary since Orville Freeman also served eight years in the 1960s. (Photo courtesy of USDA)
A Portrait of Tom Vilsack's Tenure
12/5/2016 | 9:47 AM CST
This was a common scene during the rail service problems in 2013-14. On Nov. 30, 2016, the STB made the long-awaited final decision on weekly service performance reporting by the railroads. (DTN photo by Mary Kennedy)
Cash Market Moves
12/5/2016 | 11:23 AM CST
  1. Conner: Trump Administration Creates Opportunity for New Farm Bill

  2. Mixed News in Phosphorous Outlook

  3. Why the Federal Debt Matters

  4. Ag Secretary Winding Down After Cycle of Ups, Downs

  5. STB Makes Final Decision on Weekly Rail Service Reports

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