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 […]

Farm Bureau Urges NASS to Improve Transparency, Data Collection – DTN Jan 25, 2021

🕔Jan 25, 2021
The American Farmer Bureau Federation issued a report Thursday challenging USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service to “rebuild farmers’ trust” in the agency’s constant supply of crop and livestock data by […]

Georgia Soybeans: NASS Adjusts Production Forecast Dec 4, 2020

🕔Dec 4, 2020
Georgia’s soybean crop could end up better than predicted earlier this year, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service November Crop Production report released on Nov. 10. Georgia’s soybean yield […]

Midwest Farmland Values: Mostly Steady but Some Declines Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019
On Thursday, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago released a report providing an outlook on farmland values and agricultural credit conditions for the second quarter of 2019.  Recall that other […]

Arkansas: Soy Acres Lowest in 5 Decades; Cotton Continues Expansion Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019
Arkansas’ soybean acreage has dropped to its lowest point since 1960, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service crops resurvey figures released Monday. When NASS released its June 30 acreage […]

NASS June Grain Reports Were an Eye Opener – DTN Jul 1, 2019

🕔Jul 1, 2019
The 2019 June Grain Stocks and Acreage reports from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) were certainly an eye opener.  With most in the trade looking for another sharp fall […]

USDA on the Job: Market Responds, WASDE Reports Expected Feb. 8 Jan 28, 2019

🕔Jan 28, 2019
Corn and soybean prices rallied Friday as news broke that the partial federal government shutdown would end with a three-week short-term funding agreement.  The reopening of the federal government might […]

USDA Shutdown Impacts Number Crunching for January Crop Reports, WASDE – DTN Jan 3, 2019

🕔Jan 3, 2019
As USDA remains largely shut down waiting for a budget deal, the lack of number-crunching could start to impede the Jan. 11 slate of crop reports, including the quarterly Grain […]

Soybean, Corn Stocks – USDA Added Insult to Injury – DTN Oct 2, 2018

🕔Oct 2, 2018
The quarterly USDA Grain Stocks reports have a reputation for surprising the markets, and the Sept. 28 report was no exception.   Corn, soybean and wheat supplies on Sept. 1 were […]

Illinois Corn and Soybeans – Will the August 1 Crop Yield Predictions Hold Up? Sep 7, 2018

🕔Sep 7, 2018
Illinois corn and soybean yields in 2018 were predicted in the August 1 NASS report (released on August 10) to be 205 and 65 bushels per acre, respectively, both an […]

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