AgFax Weekend: Corn Oversold? | Win for High Oleic Soy

🕔Jun 22, 2018In this Week’s AgFax Weekend – Corn Oversold? | Win for High Oleic Soy | Grain Market – Don’t Panic | and more.

Farm Policy: House Narrowly Passes Farm Bill

🕔Jun 22, 2018Wall Street Journal writers Jesse Newman, Heather Haddon and Siobhan Hughes reported on Thursday that, “The House on Thursday narrowly passed a Republican-written bill that reauthorizes farm programs while also […]

Agricultural Guest-Worker Overhaul – Don’t Count on It – DTN

🕔Jun 21, 2018An overhaul of the agricultural guest-worker program will be part of the immigration packages that the U.S. House of Representatives will likely debate on Thursday, but basically has little chance […]

Farmers Face a Multitude of Financial Risks – Commentary

🕔Jun 20, 2018Every year, farming has its risks but following 5 years of a steady decline in the price of corn with similar declines in the prices of other grains and oilseeds, […]

Trade Policy: 25% Chinese Tariff – Lose-Lose Proposition for Both Countries

🕔Jun 20, 2018Trade conflicts between the United States and China have escalated recently. The Chinese government has threatened to impose a 25% tariff on 128 U.S. products in response to a U.S. […]

Farm Bill: Progress and Potential Hurdles

🕔Jun 20, 2018The odds for a farm bill in 2018 have improved considerably. On Wednesday the Senate Ag Committee moved its version of a farm bill with a strong bipartisan vote (20 […]

Farm Policy: Trade War – Trump Promises to “Be There For the American Farmers”

🕔Jun 20, 2018In conjunction with positive early season crop condition ratings, an ongoing and escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China put negative pressure on corn and soybean prices Tuesday. Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal indicated […]

Health Insurance Part of New Farm Bill? Maybe. – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2018The farm bill could be used next year to offer some relief for farmers from high healthcare insurance premiums they face. Association Health Plans (AHPs) have become an avenue touted […]

U.S. Rice on China Retaliation List

🕔Jun 19, 2018The Trump administration announced on Friday an additional 25% import duty on $34 billion worth of high tech imports from China. China immediately responded by announcing a similar duty hike on $34 […]

Farm Policy: Federal Risk Management Tools for Ag Producers

🕔Jun 19, 2018Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) released a timely report regarding farm policy titled, “Federal Risk Management Tools for Agricultural Producers: An Overview.”  Today’s post […]

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