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"But what ... is it good for?"
, Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM in 1968 commenting on the microchip
While it's too early to make specific damage calculations, Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina with nearly all of the state's cotton and half of its tobacco in the fields. As of now, it's hard to navigate the state because of the volume of flooded roads and bridges.
In its first soybean harvest report of the season, USDA's National Ag Statistics Service estimated that 6% of the U.S. crop was harvested as of Sunday, Sept. 16, 3 percentage points ahead of the five-year average pace.
USDA reported on Wednesday that U.S. ethanol exports totaled 104.4 million gallons in July, down 12% from a year ago. However, in the first seven months of 2018, U.S. ethanol exports were up 27% from a year ago.
On July 6, China imposed a 25% tariff on U.S. soybean imports in retaliation for President Donald Trump's 25% tariff on $34 billion of Chinese goods. Since then, the trade war continues to escalate, leaving soybean farmers in Western states without a Pacific Northwest market at harvest.