Chinese Trade Talks Resume in Washington This Week

🕔Feb 18, 2019After continuing last week in Beijing, U.S., China trade talks will resume again this week in Washington, D.C.  In addition, recent news items continue to highlight impacts of the ongoing trade dispute on the farm economy. […]

Farm Income, Global Commodity Trade – USDA Projections to 2028

🕔Feb 15, 2019On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released the complete set of tables prepared for the upcoming USDA Agricultural Projections to 2028 report, which is scheduled to be released on March […]

Shurley on Cotton: “Uncertain” is the Buzzword for 2019 Crop

🕔Feb 15, 2019For at least a few reasons discussed here, 2019 will shape up to be an important and pivotal year for many farms and cotton growers. A lot has happened, more […]

Cotton: Brazil’s Mato Grosso Forecast to Plant 2.71Mln Acres – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2019While corn remains the major safrinha crop for Brazilian farmers, more cotton acreage is being planted in Mato Grosso this spring, as well.  Over the past two years, cotton planting […]

Ag Economy: Signs of Strain as Chinese Trade Talks Continue

🕔Feb 13, 2019China purchased more U.S. soybeans last week as trade negotiations between the two countries are set to continue this week in Beijing.  Meanwhile, a front page article in the Wall […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Higher Yields Outpacing Demand

🕔Feb 11, 2019The United States peanut market will remain in a holding pattern if producers don’t adjust to increasing yields, said experts at the 40thAnnual South Carolina Peanut Growers’ Meeting. Peanut production […]

U.S. Cotton Outlook, 2019: Trade Tensions are the Wild Card – NCC Report

🕔Feb 9, 2019National Cotton Council economists point to a few key factors that will shape the U.S. cotton industry’s 2019 economic outlook. This past year can be characterized as a year with […]

Arkansas Growers’ Biggest Concern for 2019? Money.

🕔Feb 8, 2019Informal surveys of Arkansas growers’ top concerns at the beginning of each planting season typically yield a variety of answers, from the best use of available acreage to marketing strategies […]

State of the Union: Pres. Trump Focused on Trade and Infrastructure – DTN

🕔Feb 8, 2019President Donald Trump called for the continued rebuilding of American trade policy in his State of the Union address Tuesday evening, pointing to the ongoing trade negotiations with China as […]

Georgia: State’s Crop Outlook Clouded By Trade, Storm

🕔Jan 31, 2019The 2019 Georgia Ag Forecast Series underscored a variety of challenges facing Georgia’s farmers as they move into the 2019 crop year, including the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Michael and […]

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