The News & What it Means – Where are all the New Farmers? & Wheat Making Headlines in Non-farm Media

By John DePutter & Dave Mine – July 17, 2017

  

The News:

“The farmland between Chatham and Dresden is some of the most fertile land in all of Ontario, but despite this, hordes of new farmers aren’t descending onto us.”

– Chatham Daily News. July 12, 2017

The News & What it Means – China’s Big Appetite & Brazil’s Evolution into an Ag Powerhouse

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – June 13, 2017

 

The news:

“The combination of more mouths to feed with even faster-growing wealth in the world’s most populous nation has made China a magnet for farm goods, especially from the US, which now sells more of its harvest to China than any other country.”

– Bloomberg, June 12, 2017

No One Can Beat the Market

By Fred Evans – June 8, 2017

 

“No one can beat the market.” — Edwin Lefevre

 

Isn’t that a fine statement from a man who enjoyed an 18-year career encouraging people to trade futures?

 

He had a point: There’s evidence that only two in ten people will be successful speculating on the market, and if those two stay in the market long enough they too will lose.