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US Grain Companies Fear Harm from New Tax Law

The new U.S. tax law is poised to drive more control over the nation’s grain supply to farmer-owned cooperatives, provoking concern among ethanol producers and privately run grain handlers that they could be squeezed out of the competition to buy crops.

 

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Ruling Freezes Arkansas Ban on Dicamba

A Crittenden County circuit judge on Thursday issued a temporary restraining order against the state Plant Board for its approaching ban on dicamba, a weedkiller linked to crop damage last summer.   Read more

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