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.
As trade trumps most market news today, Andy Shissler of S&W Trading said juggling all these trade deals at once can be viewed as a game of dominos. China will be the last domino to fall, but it will take time.
Recent price support caused by a lower national yield forecast dissipated this week, as negative consumption news and improving weather for harvest appeared, says University of Illinois ag economist Todd Hubbs.
While it’s always been a buzzword, sustainability has grown into a movement. It pervades the food chain, but also energy, urban development, and even clothing, but often these movements in agriculture miss the mark.
However, has there been any progress on other trade deals? With the markets swinging up and down during Monday's trading session, what is happening?
AgDay and U.S. Farm Report reporter Betsy Jibben has the story.
School time now comes with some shop time for Indiana farmer Charlie Houin and his sons. While great-grandma, grandma and grandpa help homeschool due to the COVID-19, Houin works to get equipment ready for planting.
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.