Grain Elevators Facing Tighter Margins, Revenue Pressures in 2020 Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019Grain elevators face significant challenges in the year ahead as they buy basis on corn, soybeans, and wheat at the highest levels seen in years. Basis for all three of […]

California Almonds: Oversupply Risk Tied to Shifts in Weather, Acreage Nov 25, 2019

🕔Nov 25, 2019The almond industry has enjoyed over 20 years of robust growth and generally favorable economic returns. Yet, over the past five years weather-related challenges such as frosts and droughts have […]

Poultry: Increased Demand for Dark Chicken Meat Creating New Opportunities Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019Evolving U.S. demographics are shifting consumer preferences from white meat chicken to dark meat, presenting the chicken industry with an opportunity to diversify its profit centers. Advances in mechanical deboning […]

Hemp: CoBank Sees Potential Risks And Rewards Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019Since the 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, the agriculture industry has been inundated with interest in and information about industrial hemp. Some of the information […]

Ag Trade: Volatility Continues to Roil U.S. Markets – CoBank Oct 2, 2019

🕔Oct 2, 2019Uncertainty over trade policy, weather and African Swine Fever dominated agricultural markets last quarter, causing greater volatility across the industry that’s affecting producers, supply chains and end users, according to […]

Grain Elevators Face Market Volatility Amid Corn Crop Uncertainty Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019Grain elevators and end users are navigating heightened market volatility caused by uncertainty over the size of this fall’s corn harvest. After U.S. corn farmers suffered historic planting delays from […]

Ethanol Plants – Tough Road Ahead, says CoBank Report – DTN Jul 5, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019Even though ethanol margins have shown some improvement in the past month, a new report from CoBank shows many producers will continue to see negative margins for the remainder of […]

Ethanol Outlook Weak Amid Sluggish Demand Jul 2, 2019

🕔Jul 2, 2019Operating margins for ethanol producers will likely remain weak for the remainder of 2019 under the weight of abundant production. Declining corn production this year will also squeeze margins and […]

CoBank – Trade Talks, Record Rains Upend Agriculture Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019The world economy continues to slow amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. Hopes are for talks to resume soon between the U.S. and China, but confidence in the trade war […]

CoBank Quarterly Economic Outlook – Ag Still Seeking Relief Mar 28, 2019

🕔Mar 28, 2019U.S. agriculture will face challenges in 2019 as slowing domestic and global economic growth rates, trade talks continue and weather casts uncertainty in the short- and long-term markets. U.S. commodity […]

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