November 23, 2017

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Deere & Co Posts Fifth Highest Earnings In History

Deere & Co stocks are soaring higher on Wednesday after the company shocked analysts with unexpectedly high earnings.  The fourth quarter results were largely due to improving machinery demand, an area the company had struggled with since 2014.  The company also raised it’s 2018 sales estimate by a whopping 19% resulting in an earnings projection […]

Tyson Building New Tennessee Plant; Kansas on Hold

Tyson Foods announced it will build a chicken-processing plant in western Tennessee. A Drovers’ report says the plant will be up and running by 2019 and will provide more than 1,500 new jobs. The $300 million plant will be built in the city of Humboldt. The company had already invested money in Tennesse as it […]

Peterson Likes Senate Tax Bill Better Than House Version

House Ag Committee ranking member Collin Peterson says the Senate tax bill is closer to something he can support than the House Bill. The Minnesota Democrat hopes changes will be made so he can support the conference report. Peterson tells the Hagstrom Report that he supports lowering corporate tax rates but not at the expense […]

Congress Ramps Up Pressure Over NAFTA Process

Congress is ramping up pressure on the Trump administration over the so far uneventful NAFTA negotiations.  As the fifth round of trade talks wrap up in Mexico City this week, there have been no reported breakthroughs and stalemates seem to abound.  Agricultural policy has been a major point of contention, even to the point that […]

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