Ag Economy: Recent Insights from NASS Reports Mar 2, 2021

🕔Mar 2, 2021
The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released several reports over the past few weeks that provide helpful insight into segments of the U.S. agricultural economy and farm sector.  Today’s […]

DTN Late-Year Farmer Survey – Optimism, Some Surprises Dec 8, 2020

🕔Dec 8, 2020
Higher incomes and increased commodity prices have farmers feeling more confident about the present and their immediate future despite that, for many producers, the 2020 presidential election did not turn […]

Alabama: Record, Near-Record Yields Projected for Some Crops Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service recently released their crop production forecasts for 2020. These projections are as of August 1, and information about the methodology used […]

Farmland Values Still Healthy – Recent Sale at $10,750 an Acre Apr 28, 2020

🕔Apr 28, 2020
Although farm finances are tight for the fifth year in a row and the cash flow outlook is grim, farm tenants are generally honoring their leases this spring, real estate […]

Weather-Based Price Premiums Will Be Limited Help – Commentary Jul 18, 2019

🕔Jul 18, 2019
We want to examine some of the financial issues facing farmers in a year with widespread flooding, fields that won’t dry out, and prevented planting, all taking place in the […]

Ag Economy: Feb. Observations from the Fed Reserve Beige Book Mar 12, 2019

🕔Mar 12, 2019
On 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, 2019

🕔Mar 7, 2019
Determining 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, 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019
Projections 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, 2019

🕔Feb 26, 2019
USDA 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, 2018

🕔Apr 4, 2018
This 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 […]

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