Mississippi: Commodity and Fertilizer Price Volatility – Podcast Apr 13, 2022

🕔Apr 13, 2022
Brian Mills and Corey Bryant visit the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about the fluid situation that is the current state of commodity and fertilizer pricing.  Topics […]

Fertilizer Prices Break New Records, Stir Food Security Concerns with Elevated Commodity Prices Mar 22, 2022

🕔Mar 22, 2022
Emiko Terazono reported yesterday at The Financial Times Online that, “Fertiliser prices are breaking new records as supplies from Russia, the leading exporter, has dwindled, adding further to fears over food security. “Russia’s export ban this […]

“Limitations” on How Fast U.S. Farmers Can Respond to High Commodity Prices, as “Global Oilseed Prices Soar” Mar 15, 2022

🕔Mar 15, 2022
Financial Times writer Steff Chávez reported yesterday that, “The war in Ukraine is altering Shay Richter’s plans for his Montana family farm. As wheat exports dwindle from the Black Sea region, driving prices […]

Russia, Ukraine Conflict Escalates, Ripple Effects Could Impact Food Prices, Production, Fertilizer Feb 24, 2022

🕔Feb 24, 2022
Robyn Dixon, Paul Sonne and Ellen Nakashima reported on the front page of Tuesday’s Washington Post that, “Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday recognized the independence of two Moscow-backed separatist regions in eastern […]

Texas Field Reports: Market Concerns Equal Good Commodity Crop Prices Feb 2, 2022

🕔Feb 2, 2022
Commodity crop prices continue to remain strong across the board as weather and geopolitical concerns add volatility to markets, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Mark Welch, Ph.D., […]

Ag Commodity Prices to Remain Strong in 2022 – DTN Jan 7, 2022

🕔Jan 7, 2022
Corn, soybean, wheat and cotton prices are expected to remain high in 2022 thanks to good demand, moderate supplies and weather-related production fears. Despite skyrocketing input costs — namely fertilizer […]

Ag Trade: Pandemic May Put Unforeseen Damper on Crop Prices – Commentary Jun 9, 2021

🕔Jun 9, 2021
Agricultural commodities are riding a wave of high prices which is good news for farmers in the short run. As our regular readers know, we have pointed out that high […]

Why Have Commodity Prices All Spiked Significantly Higher? – DTN May 6, 2021

🕔May 6, 2021
Let’s start by agreeing that $7 corn isn’t necessarily a great thing. It isn’t great for livestock feeders, it isn’t great for ethanol plants and it isn’t great for drivers […]

Ag Commodities: High Prices Cure High Prices – Commentary Mar 22, 2021

🕔Mar 22, 2021
In the past, when we have advocated for supply management programs, others have disagreed with our analysis by making the argument that “low prices cure low prices.” By that they […]

It’s Time To Reconnect Ag Support With Market Realities – Commentary Sep 15, 2020

🕔Sep 15, 2020
When we explain the concept of major-crop supply management that includes a loan rate that is marginally below the full cost of production, we are often met with one or […]

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