U.S. farm exports will tumble to $125 billion this year, down 10% from 2015 and the lowest sales total since 2010, USDA said in an updated forecast. Smaller sales to China accounts for one-third of the estimated decline of $14.7 billion in U.S. exports fro
With the soybean harvest getting under way in Brazil, analysts are getting a clearer picture of whether the forecast record-setting crop will hit the century mark of 100 million tonnes despite hot and dry weather in Mato Grosso and northeastern Brazil as p
Wholesale gasoline prices dropped to around $1 a gallon (the lowest price in more than a decade) last month, as crude oil prices continued to slide lower. Gasoline prices have fallen so precipitously that they have run below the price of corn ethanol, ord
A continuing decline in crop and livestock prices will pull down U.S. farm income for the third year in a row but this year’s decline will be a modest 2% or 3%, said a USDA forecast.
It's easy to be pessimistic with farm incomes down and commodity prices staying low, but there is potential for farm sector improvement.
The EPA decision to relax the biofuel mandate for this year has corn growers and ethanol makers worried about how much the industry will grow in the future.
China is tapping the brakes on ag imports – firmly enough to drop out of first place as the top market for U.S. exports.