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National Farmers President highlights farm price trends, marketing solutions

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (March 13, 2019)—During his address March 12, National Farmers President Paul Olson at National Farmers Convene ’19 in West Des Moines, Iowa, he highlighted commodity price volatility, dairy member growth in the Northeast and National Farmers consistent yearly cattle sales increases.

Olson compared and contrasted commodity prices during the past eight years, citing challenges posed by volatility, and low dairy and grain commodity prices right now. But prices for cash corn were $5.32 in March 2011, and $24 for milk in June 2014. Further, even with relatively high corn pric...


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