2018 beef and pork exports will use a combined total of 14.9 million tons of corn and DDGS, which equates to an additional 459.7 million bushels of corn produced – an increase of 29 percent over the 2015 projections.
China made its largest weekly U.S. beef purchases on record last week, followed by its biggest U.S. corn deals in almost a month this week, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data released on Thursday.
When Smirnoff touted its No. 21 vodka as free from GMO corn, a Kansas farming couple swept Smirnoff products from the shelves of their liquor store. The result? A wave of support from farm country and beyond.
As drought conditions continue to expand across South Dakota, a number of producers will be considering harvesting failed grain crops as forage as a way to salvage some value from those fields. Besides considering crop
FAPRI’s baseline projections point to little change in net farm income over the next decade, which could lead to further erosion in the farm financial picture for agriculture. For 2019, FAPRI sees livestock receipts not boasting the numbers USDA currently projects.