Indiana Farm Bureau Survey – Trade Situation Is Jeopardizing Farmers

🕔May 22, 2019Indiana Farm Bureau recently conducted an online survey of farmer members to gauge how the ongoing trade conflicts and increasing tariffs are impacting their operations. The survey received submissions from […]

Ag Trade: Some Good News, More Problems Remain

🕔May 20, 2019Executive branch policy action last week resulted in some very welcome good news for U.S. agriculture.  Metal import tariffs on Canada and Mexico were lifted, improving the outlook for the USMCA […]

Wheat: USDA Predicts Another Record World Crop

🕔May 16, 2019On May 10, USDA issued its first set of forecasts for 2019/20 in its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. USDA expects global wheat production at a new record […]

The U.S. Trade Conflict – One Year Later

🕔Apr 12, 2019Just over a year ago, on March 1, 2018, President Trump announced that he was using existing authorities to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. This was the […]

Webinar: U.S. Rice Exports Free Trade – Fair Trade, April 11

🕔Apr 10, 2019Join us Thursday, April 11 at 10:00 a.m. CST as we host Riceland Foods, Inc. Senior Vice President Terry Harris. He will draw on his 43-years of experience in the […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Smaller Production, Lower Consumption, Tighter Stocks

🕔Apr 10, 2019Global production in 2018/19 was down 4 percent from the previous year to the lowest level in 4 years. Much of the decline was in major exporting countries. The European […]

Global Markets: Soybeans – Brazil Scores Record Exports in Feb.

🕔Mar 8, 2019In February 2019, Brazil soybean exports reached a record 6.1 million tons, more than twice the level observed in February 2018. This is in response to an early harvest and […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Competitive Pricing Suggests Rebound in EU Exports

🕔Mar 8, 2019EU wheat exports are beginning to improve after sputtering for much of the first half of 2018/19. During July-December 2018, EU exports struggled to contend with the record pace of […]

China Trade: U.S. Wants Broader Ag Commodities; Protection for U.S. Tech – DTN

🕔Feb 26, 2019The Trump administration wants China to promise to buy a broad range of agricultural commodities, not just soybeans, in the trade negotiation that is underway, Agriculture Deputy Secretary Steve Censky […]

Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now

🕔Feb 19, 2019Six large firms dominated the sale of seeds and agricultural chemicals in 2015 in the United States and around the world: BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta.  Known […]

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