Unless yields soar to never-before-seen highs, the United States this summer will certainly harvest the smallest corn crop in three years since the production volume may not be padded by a boost in plantings.
USDA's acreage numbers injected a substantial amount of uncertainty into both markets that appears set to stay in place throughout the summer, according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs.
Sonny Perdue, as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, may be the most aggressive enforcer of President Donald Trump’s pro-business and deregulatory agenda that the fewest Americans, outside agriculture, have ever heard of.
Shed hunting is a late winter and spring sport for millions of landowners and outdoorsmen in the United States, yet, few hunters can match Jimmy Cassell’s consistent totals or antler size. The search for sheds never gets old for Cassell, even after 30 years and over 1,500 specimens.
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.