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Thursday 11/14/13

Ag Exports Hit Record Levels
USDA reported 140.9 billion in agricultural exports for Fiscal Year 2013 on Wednesday , a record total, topping $137.4 billion in 2011.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 7:35PM CST 11/14/13 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (5)
Since soybeans and corn have been, and presumably are again (the ERS top 25 commodities-exported-table has not been updated as yet for fiscal 2013), the first and second sources of export value, it would interesting to know how much of the 2009-2013 five-year record value of agricultural exports is due to prices vs quantity exported.
Posted by DARYLL RAY at 8:07AM CST 11/15/13
Wrong Jay, We have been using a 10% ethanal from the local store since 1983 or 1984. The big push started under President Carter during the OPEC ordeal.
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 7:19AM CST 11/17/13
Whoops, wrong article. Sorry.
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 7:25AM CST 11/17/13
Well Bonnie, I am blaming Obama on this article! Its all his fault Ag exports are so high!!!!
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 7:02AM CST 11/18/13
Right Jay. The Chinese have nothing to do with it. Come on, just city and state. Grow a pair.
Posted by CRAIG MOORE at 9:15AM CST 11/18/13
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