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CASH RENT DEFAULTS

Faced with declining profits, some Iowa farmers are defaulting on cropland rents — a largely unheard of move given the intense competition for the state’s fertile farmland and a sign that financial pressure and debt are mounting.

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DUPONT CEO RETIRES

DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman announced she’s retiring next week.  The announcement came upon news DuPont has cut its profit forecast, citing the impact on the stronger U.S. dollar and continued weakening of agricultural markets, mainly Brazil.

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