As the fight over President Donald Trump’s border wall continues, USDA reports are at a standstill. University of Missouri economist Scott Brown says no reports or fresh data may be bad news for the cattle markets.
Attacks against the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America (R-CALF) and the Organization of Competitive Markets (OCM) are called “desperate” and “coordinated,” says David Muraskin.
On Wednesday, U.S. farmers got the news they had been fearing for months. China announced plans for retaliatory tariffs against American soybeans, the nation’s No. 2 crop. Farmers from across the Midwest comment.
North Carolina Pork Council CEO Andy Curliss sees firsthand the devastation hurricanes can cause farmers. But activist groups are already using this coming storm to advance their anti-agriculture agenda,