AgFax Weekend: Rural Broadband – $22Bln | Property Taxes Rising

🕔Apr 18, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Rural Broadband – $22Bln | Property Taxes Rising | and more.

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Mixed in Quiet Trade

🕔Apr 18, 2019Livestock futures ended mixed in quiet trade Thursday ahead of the long holiday weekend. Increased cattle placements and more cattle in feed yards detailed in Thursday’s USDA Cattle on Feed […]

Federal Reserve: Beige Book – Observations on the Ag Economy

🕔Apr 18, 2019On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its April 2019 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

Farm Taxes and Vehicle Depreciation – What are the Rules? – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2019I’m writing this article as my “break” from reviewing tax returns. Let me tell you, this has been a challenging year! Between new tax laws, new tax forms and certain […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Mostly Wet, Southwest Stays Dry

🕔Apr 18, 2019Summary Two rapidly-moving strong storm systems, one “bombing out” in the central Plains during mid-week while a second storm intensified over the middle Mississippi Valley during the weekend, brought severe […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – May, June, July

🕔Apr 18, 2019Drought coverage continues to decrease across the Lower 48 states, after a relatively wet winter for many areas. CPC’s monthly and seasonal precipitation outlooks, valid for May and May-Jun-Jul (MJJ) […]

Missouri River Flood Debate: Army Corps of Eng., Levee Repairs, Cost Benefit Ratio – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2019Congress appropriating funds for Midwest levee repair doesn’t necessarily mean that’s where the money would go if the Army Corps of Engineers and the White House use cost-benefit analysis to […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Hog Futures Slip Lower

🕔Apr 18, 2019Despite additional pork sales to China reported, traders pulled back from earlier support as export expectations remain high. Limited movement is seen in all markets ahead of the long weekend. […]

DTN Livestock Open: End of the Week Adjustments Expected

🕔Apr 18, 2019Cattle: Steady Futures: Mixed Live Equiv: $152.64 +0.02* Hogs: Steady Futures: Mixed Lean Equiv: $ 91.86 -0.47** * based on formula estimating live cattle equivalent of gross packer revenue ** […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Limited Volume Keeps Prices Mixed

🕔Apr 17, 2019Sluggish market activity is seen in all livestock markets with cattle prices mixed in a narrow to moderate range while hog trade has broken away from early nearby pressure. General […]

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