Farm bankers are putting more and more operating loans on their books, as operators cope with two years of lower income and little prospect of higher commodity prices as winter approaches. The need for operating loans “has significantly altered the debt st
Cheap gasoline may be good news for ethanol makers and corn growers.
Cropland values are down in the major corn- and soybean-growing states, the result of slumping commodity prices and expectation of higher interest rates.
Are Mexico and Canada exaggerating losses from cool? We could find out this fall.
USDA Pegs Rail Losses at a Half-Billion Dollars
At the first hearing of the year, the House ag committee grills the agriculture secretary about administration plans to trim subsidies.
The leaders of both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees aim to make Commodity Futures Trading Commission rules workable.
Price Slump Pushes US Ag Exports Down 7%
Corn plantings are projected at 89.0 million acres this spring, down 1.6 million acres from 2014 and 8.2 million acres below its recent peak in 2012. Soy plantings totaled 83.7 million acres last year.
Vilsack: Some Farmers Have Picked Between ARC and PLC