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Vikings 35th On Worth List

The Minnesota Vikings rank 35th on Forbes’ latest list of most valuable sports franchises in the world.  The Vikings are worth 975-million-dollars.  Real Madrid tops the list at 3.3-billion-dollars.

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Lower Net Farm Income Could Weight on Land Prices

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Monsanto Drops Bid for Syngenta

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Monsanto has officially backed off its latest proposal to acquire Syngenta. Syngenta’s Paul Minehart says an enhanced offer was made…