Ag Economy: Feb. Observations from the Fed Reserve Beige Book

🕔Mar 12, 2019On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its February 2019 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

Georgia Crop Price Survey: County Agents Collect Real Farm Data

🕔Mar 7, 2019Determining the value of Georgia’s agricultural commodities is on University of Georgia agricultural economist Kent Wolfe’s list of job responsibilities. He does it every year, but it’s not a one-man […]

Louisiana: Crop Acreage Mix Expected to Change in 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019Projections indicate that corn and cotton acreage will increase this year but less grain sorghum and soybeans will be grown, an LSU AgCenter economist said at an AgCenter crops and […]

USDA Projections: Corn and Cotton Up; Soy Declines 8% – DTN

🕔Feb 26, 2019USDA sees higher corn acres, production, exports and prices for the 2019-20 crop as well as lower ending stocks at the end of the year. It’s a different story for […]

USDA: World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates at a Glance

🕔Apr 4, 2018This visualization is prepared by the Economic Research Service. The visualization is based on the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE). The WASDE is prepared by USDA’s Interagency Commodity […]

Ag Economy: Farmers Still Caught in Economic Squeeze

🕔Mar 13, 2018A news release last week from the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri indicated that, “The latest analysis of national and global agricultural trends from […]

South Carolina Crops: Peanuts May Lose Ground in 2018

🕔Dec 6, 2017Big crops in 2017 means South Carolina producers will have to adjust their budgets in 2018 to account for lower prices. This was the message Clemson agricultural economists Nathan Smith […]

Crop Choices, Farm Size: Changes in a Time of Low Corn, Soybean Prices

🕔Nov 8, 2017Recent news articles have documented that lower crop prices for commodities such as corn and soybeans have caused some producers to make changes to their traditional crop rotation, or to consider organic crop production […]

Ag Economy: Farmers See Faint Hope for Rebound

🕔Sep 13, 2017Cole Epley 
and Barbara Soderlin reported on the front page of the Money section in Friday’s Omaha World-Herald that, “Farmers heading into harvest season have reason to believe the nation’s […]

Farm Policy: Price Woes for Farmers, Lenders; NAFTA and…The Weather

🕔May 4, 2017Today’s update looks briefly at the U.S. agricultural economy from a variety of perspectives.  A recent news report has shown that some Corn Belt producers may be losing money from […]

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