While the current ag economy is resulting in challenging times, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie says it is an exciting time as well—because there is a flood of new technology from planting to harvest.
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.
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.
Both industry food safety leaders and Food and Drug Administration produce safety staff say more research is needed on the levels of Listeria monocytogenes found naturally occurring on ready to eat produce.
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.