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ClipperData to Release Daily Reports

Apr 18, 2019 by Sonja Begemann
Since 2012, ClipperData has been tracking movement in the energy market and recently added ag commodity tracking to its repertoire. The company uses port agents and satellites to track trade flows around the world.

OpEd: The Real Whopper

We’re not even a third of the way through 2019, but we already have a frontrunner for a political fact-checker’s annual “Lie of the Year” award: the trendy yet incorrect political/media narrative that if we all just cut back on eating delicious real beef hamburgers, we’re going to stop or significantly slow climate change. 

From Dirt to Shirt—Cotton’s Field to Fork Story

Apr 18, 2019 by Sonja Begemann
The family has been no-till for 20 years and used cover crops for 18 years. The Lassiters grow cotton, peanuts, wheat, rye, non-GMO soybeans and corn. They utilize a complex rotation to improve their soil and keep it productive for generations to come.