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Shaw: Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Apr 5, 2013 11:05 AM CDT

Wednesday in Woodstock, Ontario, I finished my last speaking engagement for the winter season. I did a presentation on farmland values and grain prices for the Royal Bank of Canada. It was my 19th speaking engagement since last summer. Mixing farmland values and the grain markets together in a presentation tends to make for a responsive audience. Farmland values are generally the highest item on our farm balance sheet and grain markets are anybody's guess. Put them together and at least you should be able to hold farmers' attention.

Wednesday's presentation had a little bit more meaning to it from ...

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