Peanuts: A Thin Market With a Government-Set Price Floor

🕔Mar 21, 2016Peanuts have never had an active cash or derivative market. Farm bill changes in the early 2000s eliminated traditional price supports and altered the way growers are paid; farmers now […]

Farming: Thin Commodity Markets Raise Concerns

🕔Mar 21, 2016Markets for many farm products are increasingly concentrated at the processing level, meaning less competition for the products that farmers sell. Increased coordination between farmers and processors can resolve information […]

Arkansas State Agribusiness Conference, Jonesboro, Feb. 10

🕔Jan 12, 2016Arkansas State University’s annual Agribusiness Conference, now in its 22nd year, is continuing its tradition of timely information and education outreach to farmers and agribusiness professionals and educators across the […]

Commodity Market Outlook Bleak for Upcoming Year, Say Experts

🕔Dec 9, 2015There’s a big bear sitting on all the agriculture markets right now, according to Dr. Steve Amosson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist in Amarillo. Amosson was only one person […]

Commodity Markets: Expect El Nino to be Key Driver, says Rabobank

🕔Nov 30, 2015While weather problems paint a bright price outlook for coffee and sugar, grains and oilseeds are likely to be more stable prospects. Record production of grains and oilseeds from South […]

Grain Markets: Wheat Is a Good Long-Term Investment – DTN

🕔Aug 11, 2015Everyone wants to know what prices are going to do, myself included. As a market analyst, that is the No. 1 theme of every question asked. Where are grain prices […]

2010 Stock Market – A Flash Crash or a Flash in the Pan?

🕔May 6, 2015The arrest of Navinder Singh Sarao, a London-based trader, for actions that allegedly triggered the sudden collapse of the stock market, or “flash crash,” on May 6, 2010 – five […]

Commodity Markets: Controversial Customer Protection Rule Revised – DTN

🕔Mar 18, 2015The Commodity Futures Trading Commission finalized a rule on Tuesday that alleviates one of the grain industry’s biggest concerns about the customer protection rule — automatic changes to when firms […]

Markets: How Will Closing the Trading Pits Affect Performance?

🕔Mar 4, 2015CME Group’s recent announcement regarding the scheduled July 2 closing of most futures trading pits has triggered a range of reactions. News stories have covered related issues such as displaced […]

Arkansas: ASU’s Agribusiness Conference Slated Feb. 11 in Jonesboro

🕔Jan 23, 2015Arkansas State University’s annual Agribusiness Conference, now in its 21st year, is continuing its tradition of timely information and education outreach to farmers and agribusiness professionals and educators across the […]

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