U.S.net farm income peaked in 2013 at $123 billion (in nominal terms)--a year which was also the highest inflation-adjusted level since 1973. Since that record level was achieved, the supply impacts from three consecuti
Growing numbers of farm families generate additional income by engaging in on-farm businesses other than producing agricultural commodities, according to a new report from USDA's Economic Research Service. Close to a th
Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures finished lower on Friday, hit by the "roll" by funds into deferred months and uneasiness over North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks, said traders.