The White House touted over the weekend and again on Monday that China will immediately start buying U.S. agricultural goods. Ag economist Wally Tyner warns with tariffs still in place, that may not be a reality soon.
News is breaking late Friday. President Trump is announcing of a Phase 1 agreement between the U.S. and China concerning trade. Clinton Griffiths, the Host of AgDay, has analysis from a Washington Correspondent.
Pinkeye has long been a costly nuisance with reduced beef production in the form of lower weight gain, milk production, body condition, and eventually even poorer reproduction can result from eye infections.
USDA says farmers intend to plant 97 million acres of corn in 2020. As COVID-19 acts as an anchor on the markets, and the ethanol crisis continues to unfold, some analysts say 97 million acres could be a stretch.
Fears of the coronavirus continue to haunt the stock market despite the Federal Reserve’s efforts to calm it. Live cattle prices have dropped to numbers producers and traders haven’t seen in nearly a decade.