FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:39 PM CDT

About 400 ag economists and business leaders assembled at the Kansas City Federal Reserve last week to assess agriculture's global future. It was rare to find a bull among the crowd of bears (see related story, "Get Plan B Ready" in Farm Business). Only extreme weather and climate change could derail what most see as an era of surpluses on the horizon.

With sometimes shocking analysis, speakers outlined a number of reasons why U.S. grain and oilseed growers should be drafting contingency plans to cope with periods of much lower prices in the future. Most U.S. farmers could weather one ...

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