Corn, Soybeans: How Did USDA Account for Argentina’s Reduced Crops? – DTN

🕔Mar 9, 2018Going into the March round of USDA supply and demand reports, the question was how big the cuts would be to Argentina’s corn and soybean production estimates. As it turned […]

Trump Tariff Push: Ag Sec. Perdue is Worried About Effect on Agriculture – DTN

🕔Mar 9, 2018Count Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue as among those worried about the impact of steel and aluminum tariffs that President Donald Trump has said he is committed to implementing on imports.  […]

Ag Groups Unite Against Opioid Abuse – DTN

🕔Mar 6, 2018Farmers and ranchers must overcome the stigma of talking about opioid drug abuse in order to address what has become the worst social problem in rural America, the leaders of […]

Corn Price Jump? There’s Plenty to Talk About – DTN

🕔Mar 5, 2018It is only the second day of March 2018 and already corn prices have had a lot to talk about. FOB corn prices, in particular, have been trending higher since […]

Ag Economy: Land Values, Value of Production, and Number of Farms

🕔Mar 2, 2018Today’s update looks briefly at recent publications from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.  These reports give additional insight into the state of […]

USDA Ag Forum Kicks Off ‘Season of Guessing’ – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2018A bit like the swallows of Capistrano, USDA’s Ag Forum in Arlington, Virginia, signals the coming of spring and warmer weather ahead. As Senior Analyst Darin Newsom likes to point […]

USDA Undersec. Confirmed After Cruz Holdup – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2018Bill Northey was confirmed by voice vote in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday to be the next USDA undersecretary of agriculture for farm and foreign agricultural services, according to the […]

Farmland Values: USDA Examines Trends from 2000-2016

🕔Feb 27, 2018Today’s update looks briefly at farmland values in the United States, with a specific focus on a recent report from USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) that examined farmland values from […]

USDA Livestock Outlook: Prices Under Under Pressure – DTN

🕔Feb 27, 2018Demand for meat is going to remain firm throughout the rest of 2018, and U.S. livestock producers will continue to see favorable feed prices. But livestock producers are going to […]

USDA Crops Outlook: Expect a Change in Exports – DTN

🕔Feb 23, 2018USDA sees corn production down 1% and soybean production down 2% in the 2018-19 crop years as farmers won’t quite match the yields they achieved in 2017-18. USDA released various […]

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