By John DePutter & Dave Milne – September 19, 2017
“Private analytics firm Informa Economics expects US farmers to plant more acres to corn and wheat and fewer to soybeans in 2018, according to an Informa client note.”
– Reuters, Sep. 16, 2017
By John DePutter & Dave Milne – September 6, 2017
“Across the US this year, farmers planted the smallest number of acres of wheat since 1919. That’s the new reality in Kansas as more and more farmers are planting other crops to make a profit.”
– KSN.com, Sep. 1, 2017
By John DePutter & Dave Milne – June 6, 2017
Hogs up sharply! For agricultural commodities, larger supplies generally result in lower prices. But this year’s hog market is going against that adage – with both larger supplies and higher prices!
– Commentary by Chris Hurt, Dept of Ag Economics, University of Illinois, on farmdoc daily, June 5, 2017.