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Rural Economy Continues to Underperform

posted on April 17, 2015 at 5:40 PM

Rural Economy Continues to Underperform
Creighton University’s Rural Mainstreet Index climbed a-point-and-a-half to 46 this month, but remains four points below growth neutral. The monthly survey of bank CEO’s in a ten-state region dominated by agriculture, revealed a resurgent U.S.... Full Story

Deere Takes a Hit as Farm Economy Weakens

posted on August 15, 2014 at 11:36 AM

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) -- Deere's profit slumped 15 percent in the third quarter and the farming equipment maker, seeing weak sales ahead, trimmed its outlook and will cut production. Chairman and CEO Samuel Allen said Wednesday that the cuts will... Full Story

Farmers Flush but Worried Economy not Recovering

posted on September 2, 2011 at 3:36 PM

DECATUR, Ill. (AP) -- More than 600 companies set up tents and booths at the annual Farm Progress Show, but a list of the companies that didn't get in gives you an idea of the strength of the country's farm economy. "We had calls from... Full Story

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