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Market to Market May 20, 2005 (#3037)


In the News

  • USDA: Kansas Dairy Herds Clean of TB
    (May 20, 2005) Animal health authorities in Kansas have found no cases of tuberculosis in the state's dairy herd after testing more than 75,000 animals and slaughtering 18 cows that initially tested positive.
  • Strong Sales Push Deere 2Q Profits Higher
    (May 20, 2005) Deere and Company says a global machinery buying surge that boosted second quarter profits 27 percent over a year ago shows no signs of letting up.
  • "Growing Degrees" Called Critical to Corn
    (May 20, 2005) Hot or cold; too much rain or too little. That's all important information for corn farmers to know. But University of Illinois researchers say what really matters to the crops are growing degrees.
  • Court: Bans on Wine Shipments Unlawful
    (May 20, 2005) The U.S Supreme Court ruled this week that states cannot pass laws blocking outside wineries from shipping directly to customers.