Now that USDA has released a pile of information, will the grain markets be back to business as usual? That’s the big question, says Jerry Gulke.
The winter doldrums may be coming to an end. The MLB baseball players are back in spring training, and the ag markets are tuning up for another exciting growing season. While the net changes for the week weren’t all that large other than in hogs, there were some larger daily moves than we’ve seen fo [...]
Poor growing conditions in 2018 will affect 2019 crop
China is set to commit to big purchases of U.S. ag products.
Winter is the season farmers tune up their machinery and agronomic practices. It’s also a good time to put their management engines in the shop to tune up business and financial processes.
“Today’s farmers need to spend as much time running their business as they do running their combine or tractor,” Knuth says.
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Live analysis of breakthrough in China trade talks.
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USDA's cattle on feed report released Friday found 11.7 million cattle in feedlots on January 1.
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This time of year many of you are crunching numbers and fine-tuning management plans for the growing season just ahead. While you’re at it, take some time to evaluate your harvest process.
U.S. Secretary Sonny Perdue tweeted on Friday that Chinese officials have committed to buying an additional 10 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans.
Need to ask an important question? We recommend “raising the steaks” using your show steer.
Cash-traded feeder pig reported volume was below average this past week, with 5,125 head reported. Cash feeder pig reported prices were $67.32, down $2.26 per head from last week.
A Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He will extend this week’s visit to Washington as trade talks with U.S. officials show signs of progress including an agreement on currency policy.
Meteorologist Mike Hoffman has an update on the latest drought monitor map.
Rumors of China buying U.S. corn has sounds promising for prices but not all traders are sure it will lift markets.
This John Deere 4440 sold at an Iowa auction.