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Friday, December 19,2014

EPA still plans final WOTUS

by DTN
Speaking of the provision to stop implementation of the interpretive rule on agricultural exemptions accompanying WOTUS proposal and other environmental policy riders in the omnibus, Mc- Carthy said, “I am not unhappy with what went through the legislature.

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Wednesday, December 10,2014

AFTERNOON MARKET UPDATE; Dec. 10

by DTN
Except for a small handful of bids in the South, cattle country was extremely quiet Wednesday. Asking prices remained firm at $168-$170 in the South and $268-plus in the North.

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Friday, December 5,2014

Taking on the IRS

by DTN
Over my 40-year tax career, I’ve had countless situations representing taxpayers in IRS exams. Most are resolved at various levels within the IRS, but I’ve had three get to litigation. Fortunately, all were taxpayer victories. Two of those, however, took two rounds.

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Friday, November 28,2014

Walk your wheat fields

by DTN
But before you pack it all in, consider scouting your wheat fields one last time this fall. A thorough walkthrough of young winter wheat stands can help you troubleshoot your planting system, plan for the spring, and maybe even earn that second helping of Thanksgiving leftovers.

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Friday, November 28,2014

Brazil's infrastructure is the transport handicap

by DTN
Take the Brazilian boom town of Sorriso, Mato Grosso, which stood on the northernmost edge of the state’s soybean frontier 15 years ago. It is as remote from the Atlantic port terminals as North Dakota is from Pacific Northwest ports, but back then, visiting U.

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Friday, November 7,2014

Tax planning without the rules

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Here we are two months from the end of the year, ready to tackle those critical year-end tax projections, and we still don’t know the depreciation rules for 2014. Soon Congress will finally address the so-called “extenders.

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Friday, October 31,2014

Tax Q and A; How do we deduct losses on futures contracts?

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You indicate in your question that you do not speculate, but that may not be accurate tax terminology. The tax law characterizes regulated futures accounts as either hedging or speculation. Hedging is defined as a contract that provides price protection for your physical position in your cattle business.

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Friday, October 31,2014

Syngenta backs traits, market decisions

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The company’s two genetically-engineered corn traits aren’t approved for import in China, and Chinese rejections of U.S. corn and dried distiller grains (DDG) containing the Viptera trait (MIR 162) have set off an industry firestorm. Most recently, the seed company is facing legal action—a lawsuit from grain company Cargill Inc.

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Friday, October 31,2014

GMOs confuse Chinese consumers, too

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“Though scientists have been promoting the production and usage of GMO crops, public media has brought a lot of discussion on the safety issue of GMO food, and most of the information from it was negative,” said Guanghui Xie, a professor at China Agricultural University.

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Friday, October 17,2014

Post-patent puzzle: What happens when biotech goes generic?

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Twenty years have passed since Roundup Ready 1 soybeans were first deregulated, and the trait is coming off patent this year into a changed agricultural landscape.

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